Find the narration and travelogue of various Hindu temples all around the world in this page. This page will be updated on a regular basis.
Mangaluru is one of the cities in the South of Karnataka State. The place is ascribed to Mangal, the Angaraka Graha. The soil of the place is reddish. “Mangal” also denotes auspiciousness. The city is abundant in temples and the surrounding towns are known for very old famous temples. Earlier, this place was called as Mangala Pura.
The temple is associated with Maha Bharatha. As per the legend, during Maha Bharatha war, Bhishma had uttered a lie in the earshot of Dronacharya that “Ashwathama was no more”. Actually he meant the elephant Ashwathama.
The number of temples ascribed to Bhagwan Shiva is endless and is spread throughout India. A single life time is not enough to visit...
Sri Vishnu means “the one who is present everywhere’’. There are innumerable temples and places of worship dedicated to Bhagwan Sri Vishnu allover India and in many parts of the World. In the web-site, articles are published with respect to a few of Sri Vishnu temples as given in the list.
Sri Mookambika Temple is situated at Kollur, South Karnataka. The temple is situated at the valley in Sahayadri Hills of Western Ghats near Sauparnika river. The hill range is also called as Sri Kodachari Hills.
Mangadu is the holy place near Poonamallee at Chennai. Though it was a village earlier, it has developed into a small town. The place is adorned with lot of ancient temples. A few of the prominent temples in Mangadu is covered in this article.
Poonamallee called as Pooviruntha Valli or Poontha Malli in Tamil is situated near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It used to be a small village once. As the place is abundant in flowers, it is also called as Pushparanya Kshethram.
Kathmandu, the capital of the Hindu predominant country Nepal has abundant temples. Every nook and corner of the city is adorned with temples big and small. This article is about a few of the prominent temples in Kathmandu city.
Sri Manjunatha Swamy Temple is ascribed to the worship of Sri Manjunatha, one of the manifestations of Bhagwan Shiva. It is situated at Dharmasthala, a town in Karnataka. The phrase “Dharmasthala” means the place of righteousness.
Sri Shakthi is the incarnation of Sri Parvathi Devi. She also has manifestations as Sri Durga Devi, Sri Bhavani Devi and other Sri Shakthi forms. There are innumerable temples for the worship of Sri Shakthi Devi. A few of the temples are covered in this web-site.
Thiruvallur is the town near Chennai in which one of the 108 Divya Desam temples ascribed to Bhagwan Maha Vishnu exists. The temple is called Sri Vaidhya Veera Raghava Swami Devasthanam.
There are innumerable temples throughout the World dedicated to Sri Muruga, who is also hailed as Sri Karthikeya, Sri Kumara, Sri Subramanya, Sri Guha and other several names. Sri Muruga Sanctum is part of every Shiv Mandir in South India. The list of articles on a few of Sri Murugan Temples published in the web-site are provided.
Dakor is famous for the cluster of temples surrounding the Gomathi lake. The prominent amongst the temples is Sri Ranchhodraiji Mandir which is ascribed for the worship of Bhagwan Krishna. As per the legend, the Murthi of Sri Krishna is said to come from Dwaraka.
Indreswar Temple which also is called as Someswar Temple is situated near Arumandhai which is 7 to 8 kilometers from Red Hills near Chennai. It is situated on the left side enroute Gnayiru Temple in Gnayiru village.
Siruvapuri is a village situated at about 40 kilometers from Chennai and is situated off 3 kilometers from Chennai Tada Highway. The name Siruvapuri is derived from the words Siruvar Por Puri which means that both Luv and Kush, the kids of Bhagwan Ram had fought with Him at this place not knowing who He was. The place is also called as Chinnambedu.
Malai Mandala Perumal Temple is situated on a hillock at Chadhuranga Pattinam near Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu. The temple has special divine references. Chadhuranga Pattinam is also called as Sadras.
Naya Thirupathi or Nava Thirupathi is the small town near Madhuranthakam at Tamil Nadu. There, a Sri Narasimha temple exists atop a hill where the entrance to the sanctum is shaped like the face of Sri Narasimha. At the bottom of the hill, Sri Narasimha is depicted in nine forms representing Navagrahas.
Sri Krishna Swamy Temple is situated at Ambala Puzha in Alapuzha district of Kerala. Here, Bhagwan Krishna is worshipped in the form of Sri Partha Sarathy. The place was earlier called as Champakassery.
Sri Chamundeswari is one of the manifestations of Sri Durga Devi; Sri Durga Devi got the name Chamunda as She had diminished two demons named Chanda and Munda. Sri Durga Devi had also destroyed the demon named Mahishasur. The place was earlier called as Mahishuru to denote that it was his place. The name then changed to Mysuru.
Sri Pallikondeshwar Temple is situated at Suruttapalli which is near Thirupathi at Andhra Pradesh. The temple is ascribed to the worship of Bhagwan Shiv. The specialty of this temple is that Bhagwan Shiv appears in reclining pose similar to Bhagwan Sri Vishnu.
Anegudde is the place situated at Udupi district of Karnataka. The place is famous for Sri Vinayaka Mandir. Anegudde is the combination of two words, Ane which means elephant and gudde which means hillock. This place is one of the seven mukthi sthals of Karnataka. It is also called as Sri Parasu Rama Kshetra and Sri Siddhi Kshetra.
Sri Surya Mandir is situated at Borsad near Vadodara. Borsad is a town in Anand district of Gujarat. It is said to be constructed in 1972. This temple is dedicated for the worship of Bhagwan Sri Surya. It is believed that praying to and worshipping Sri Surya Bhagwan at this temple cures all ailments and removes unhappiness in life.
Chathur Shringi temple is ascribed for the worship of Sri Durga Devi, a manifestation of Sri Parvathi Devi. The temple is situated at Senapathi Bapat Road at Pune, Maharashtra.
Sri Omkareshwar Mandir is ascribed to the worship of Bhagwan Shiv and it is situated near Balgandharva Bridge at Shaniwar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra. The temple is near Balgandharva Rang Mandir.
Sri Kopineshwar Mandir is ascribed to the worship of Bhagwan Shiv. It is situated at Thane, Mumbai, Maharashtra. The Shiv Ling at this temple is said to be one of the biggest Shiv Lings in Maharashtra.
Villianur is the small town situated near Pondichery in the Union Territory. Mainly it houses two temples, one for Bhagwan Shiv and the other for Sri Maha Vishnu. As per the legend, the Chola King Dharma Bala who was afflicted with leprosy got cured by worshipping Bhagwan Shiv at this place. To offer his gratitude to the Bhagwan, he had constructed a temple at the place named Vilwa Nallur which later became Villianur. Villanur was also called as Kamisam, Vilva Puri and Vilva Managaram earlier.
Koothanur is the town situated near Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu. Koothanur is also called as Poonthottam which means the garden of flowers. The place is famous for the temple dedicated for the worship of Sri Saraswathi Devi, the Goddess of education and wisdom.
Thiruthani is the town situated near Kanchipuram. Sri Subramanya Swami temple situated there is ascribed to the worship of Bhagwan Muruga. The temple is situated on a single rock which is nearly 700 feet above sea level. The hillock is surrounded by mesmeric mountain range. The place is also called as Shanthipuri.
Cherthala is the town near Alapuzha, Kerala. It is enroute Alapuzha to Ernakulam. Sri Kathyayani Devi Temple ascribed to the worship of Sri Shakthi Devi is situated at Cherthala.
Sri Thyagaraja Temple is situated at Thiruvarur in the Southern part of Tamil Nadu State. The temple is one of the largest temples in India and is ascribed to the worship of Bhagwan Shiva. The temple is foremost of the Shiva Temples which were eulogized by the Saivaite Vedic Scholars known as Samaya Kuravar. Hence this is called Padal Pettra Sthalam.
Sri Mahalakshmi Temple in Mumbai is one of the holy places. The temple is at Bhula Bhai Desai Road. The area itself is called as Mahalaxmi.
Kumaran Kottam is the place situated at Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. The temple ascribed to the worship of Sri Subramanya who is also hailed as Bhagwan Muruga exists here.
Kanippakkam is the small village situated at Chittor District of Andhra Pradesh. “Kani” means a portion of the land; “Pakam” depicts the flow of water on the land. Hence the place got its name. The place is famous for a few temples. The place is one of the major pilgrimage destinations in the State. River Bahuda flows in the area. Kanippakkam was earlier known as Vihara Puri.
Manakula Vinayakar Temple is the mandir dedicated for the worship of Sri Ganesha. The temple is situated at Pondichery, the Union Territory State of South India. The temple is believed to be atleast 500 years old.
Sri Dagdusheth Ganapathi Mandir is the pride and hallmark of Pune city. As per the legend, the idol of Sri Ganesh here is said...
Sri Nataraja Mandir is ascribed to Sri Nataraja Swamy, the dancing Bhagwan Shiva. The temple is very ancient and is believed to be in existence since the time of Chola Kings. It is situated at a small town named Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu. Chidambaram lies in between the northern side of river Kollidam and the southern side of the river Manimuktha.
Sri Thillai Kali Temple is situated at Chidambaram Town at about three to four kilometers from Sri Nataraja Temple. This Kali temple is dedicated for the worship of Sri Kali, one of the manifestations of Sri Durga Devi.
Sri Siddhi Vinayak Mandir dedicated for the worship of Bhagwan Sri Ganesha is located at Prabha Devi, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Panchkula is the satellite town and one of the Tricities comprising of Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali. While Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab as well as Haryana, it is also the Union Territory. In Panchkula, there are many temples. A few of them are covered in this article.
Thuravur Maha Kshetram is the twin temple having Sri Narasimha and Sri Sudarshan as the prime Deities. This temple is situated near Cherthala, Kerala. This is one of the ancient temples in Kerala and is said to have references to Sri Adi Sankaracharya. It is believed that the temple is atleast 1300 years old.
Sri Subramanya Swami temple is one of the oldest temples in Kerala and is the biggest of Sri Muruga temples in Kerala. The temple is situated at Haripad at Alapuzha district. The temple is also called as Dakshina Palani and Kerala Palani.
Omkareshwar is the town situated at Khandwa region at Madhya Pradesh. The place is at the banks of the river Narmada. The town has several temples dedicated to various Deities. A few of them are covered here.
Sri Mailam Murugan temple is situated on a small hillock. A few steps are to be mounted to reach the sanctum. The hillock appears in the shape of the peacock with the widespread feathers. Hence this place is also called as Mayurachalam.
Adi Thiruvarangam Temple is ascribed to Sri Ranganatha Swamy, an incarnation of Bhagwan Sri Maha Vishnu. This is one of the Sri Ranganatha Temples where Sri Vishnu is in reclining posture. This temple is much older than Sri Rangam temple.
Chamunda Hills is situated at Dewas, near Indore at Madhya Pradesh. A temple dedicated to Sri Chamunda Matha is situated here. The word ‘’Dewas’’ denotes that it is the residing place of Deities. At the Chamunda Hill, there are Shrines for Devi Sri Tulja Bhavani, Sri Chamunda Mata and Sri Kalika Mata. The Temples are referred as ‘’Tekri’’.
Haridwar is the holy town situated at Uttrakhand. It is situated in Garhwal region which is called as Dev Bhumi. Haridwar has innumerable temples dedicated to various Deities. A few of the temples are covered in this narrative.
Sri Sanyasi Varadar Swami is a Swamiji worshipped in Jeeva Samadhi form. The temple is situated in Thalavai Patti Village in Salem District of Tamil Nadu, India.
Rishikesh Temples - Rishikesh is the holy town situated at Uttrakhand. It is situated in Garhwal region which is called as Dev Bhumi. Rishikesh has innumerable temples dedicated to various Deities. A few of the temples are covered in this narrative.
Hatu Mata Mandir is situated at the Narkanda Region of Shimla. As per the legend, Sri Hatu Mata Devi is the Deity of Narkanda Tribe. The temple is situated at the highest peak of Shimla at around 12000 feet above sea level. The place is said to be nearer the place where Pandavas were in Vanvas.
Ujjain - the holy town in Madhya Pradesh has Sri Maha Kaleshwar Mandir, a Jyotir Ling temple along with other temples. A few of them are described in this narrative.
Jayanti Mata Mandir - The associated significance of this temple in Mohali, Punjab is narrated in this article.
Thirumalpadi - Description about Sri Ranganathar and Sri Thoon Andavar temples are provided in this narrative.
Kurukshetra is the crux of Sri Maha Bharatha, the evergreen epic. It is situated near Pipli town of Haryana. This is one of the...
Sri Tara Devi Mandir - the associated significance and legend about this beautiful temple are narrated in the article.
Sri Pataleswarar Temple - The associated legend and significance are narrated in this article.
Thirukkovilur Ulagalandha Perumal Temple - The associated legend, significance and the structure of the temple are described in the article.
Lakhamandal Shiv Mandir - Descrioption of the legend and significance of the Shiv Mandir in Uttrakhand which is said to be associated with Mahabharatha.
Pracheen Sri Satya Narayan Mandir Mohali - the description of the temple premises is provided in this article.
Jaakhu Hanuman Mandir - The associated legend, significance and the other information of this Hanuman temple in Shimla is narrated.
Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple at Kanchipuram. The significance and the legend associated with the temple are narrated in this article.
Sri Tulja Bhavani Mandir is the temple ascribed to Sri Bhavani Devi, one of the manifestations of Sri Parvathi Devi. The temple is situated...
Sri Bhu Varaha Swamy Temple, Sri Mushnam - The associated legend, significance and the festivals are described in the narrative.
Thiruvanaikaa Temple - The associated legend and significance of this 2500 old Sri Jambukeshwara Temple are narrated in the article.
Description of Sri Pundarikaksha temple in Thiruvellarai near Trichy. The details of the structure and the related legend are presented.
Sri Sundara Varada Perumal Temple at Uthiramerur - Legend and the description of the temple are provided in the article.
Sri Kalamega Perumal Temple at Thirumogur around 10 KM from Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The legend and the hsitory are narrated.
Sri Yathothkari Perumal Temple at Kanchipuram. The associated legends, history and the rituals are narrated.
Kuttanad Divya Desam - Description of Anjambalam and Thiruvalla at Chengannur, Thiruvattar and Thiruven Parisaram at Nagarkoil is provided.
Sri Marundeeswarar Temple - The synopsis of this temple located at Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai pertaining to the legend and significance are narrated.
Description of Nava Nandi Temples, the nine Shiva temples dedicated for Sri Nandikeshwara in and around Nandyal, Andhra Pradesh
Sri Thyagaraja Temple situated at Thiruvottriyur, Chennai - the associated legends and the structure of the temple are narrated.
Description of the legends pertaining to Sri Gnayiru Temple situated near Red Hills, Chennai. This is the Surya dosha parihara sthalam.
Description about Sri Hanseswari temple situated at Bans Baria, West Bengal. This temple also has a shrine for Sri Krishna.
Vallakottai Murugan Temple - The associated legend, significance and the festivals are narrated in this article.
Kundrathur Murugan Temple - The associated legend, significance and other particulars of the temple are narrated.
Thirupparankundram Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple - the associated legend and significance are narrared in this article.
Sri Kandhaswamy Temple, Thiruporur. The associated legends, festivals and the other details are narrated in the article.
Sri Maha Deva Temple at Chengannur - Description of the associated legends and rituals is provided in the narrative.
Patalathri Narasimhar Temple - The associated legend, significance, festivals and the particulars of the temple are narrated.
Kattazhagiya Singar Koil - A simple narration about one of the Sri Narasimha Temples situated at Thiruchi, Tamil Nadu.
Three Narasimha Temples - Parikkal, Singarkudi and Poovarasankuppam Narasimha Temples in Tamil Nadu which are to be visited in a day.
Description of Sri Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple at Nellore, the associated legend and festivals is given.
The article is about Sri Narasimha Swamy Temple at Penchala Kona which is 78 kilometers away from Nellore in Andhra Pradesh, India.
Sri Ram Theerth Mandir near Amritsar, Punjab - the associated legend and the structure of the Mandir are narrated.
Sri Yoga Rama Temple at Nedungunam, Tamil Nadu - the associated legend, the structure and the significance are narrated.
Vontimitta Kothanda Rama Swamy Temple - the associated legends and the structure are narrated in this article.
Eri Katha Ramar Temple at Mathuranthakam near Chengalpattu. The associated legends and the history are described.
Lord Narasimha avatar is the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Sri Ahobilam site with Nava Narasimha temples was discovered around 3000 years ago.