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Saturday, November 24, 2012

Temples of India

Kedarnath temple, Kedarnath, Uttarakhand
 

 
Lord Kalabhairaveshwara Temple , Adichunchanagiri Math (95 Kms from Bangalore ), Karnataka

   

Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Temple, Dharmasthala (75 kms from Mangalore), Karnataka
       
Trimbakeshwar Temple , Nasik , Maharashtra


Sri Krishna Temple, Guruvayur, Kerala 
 
   
Sri Shantadurga temple, Ponda, Goa

 
Suchindram Temple, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu..
 
Sri Madhuru Madananteshwara Siddivinayaka Temple, Madhur (50 kms from Mangalore), Kerala

 
Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Tiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  The best part of the temple is the the huge idol of Lord Vishnu sleeping over the snake is turning into gold(it weighs almost 700 kg)! It is believed that when Mahmud of Ghazni invaded India in the middle ages, the people of the then

kingdom invented a black coating which would not wear out even by the strongest chemicals. They coated the large idol with this so that the plunderers wont come to know that its made up of gold. they were unable to remove the coating

after the invaders left. But recently, in the past 10 yrs or so the coating is finally wearing out little by little.
 
 
Sri Virupaksha Temple, Hampi, Karnataka

 
 
Sri Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh
 

 
 
Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, Mangalore, Karnataka 
 
 
Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple Corridor, Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu
 

 
 
Sri Ranganathaswamy Kovil ( Temple ), Srirangam (Near Trichy), Tamil Nadu
 
 
Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareswarar ThiruKovil, Madurai , Tamil Nadu
 

 
Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

 

 
Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple , Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu
 
 
 
 
Brihadeeshwar temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.
 
The Gopuram of this Temple does not cast any Shadow. Also the Vimaanam( top of the gopuram) of this temple is made of one Single Stone.
 
 
 
 
Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu 
 
 
 
 
Sree Seetha Ramachandra Swamivari Temple, Bhadrachalam, Andhra Pradesh
 
 
 
 
Sri Kalahastheshwara Temple, Kalahasti, Andhra Pradesh
 
The Only Hindu Temple in the world which is opened even during Lunar and Solar Eclipses as the Graha Doshas do not effect this Temple .
 
 
 
Kanchi Kamakshi Amman Temple, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu
 
 
 
 
Arulmigu Sarangapani Temple - Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
 
 
 
 
Tiruchendur Sri Subrahmanya Swami Devasthanam, Tiruchendur, Tamil Nadu
 

 
 
Sri Sharadamba Temple, Sringeri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri (101 kms from Mangalore), Karnataka
 

 
 
Sri Hoysaleshvara Temple, Halebidu (Near Hassan), Karnataka
 

 
 
 
Sri Chennakesava Temple, Belur (Near Hassan), Karnataka
 
 
 
 
Chamundeswari Temple , Chamundi Hills, Mysore , Karnataka
 
 
 
 
Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple, Udupi (60 kms from Mangalore), Karnataka.
 
 
 
 
 
Murudeshwara Temple , Murudeshwar (165 kms from Mangalore), Karnataka.
 
 
 
 
 
Dakshineswar Kali Temple Dakshineswar (near Kolkata), West Bengal
 
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