Temples in Tamil Nadu

Here is the list of temples in Tamil Nadu – in alphabetic order. Each and every temple of Tamil Nadu is mentioned here in the list. Temples of Tamil Nadu can be categorized as below: Temples of Sangam Age Temples of Thevaram Hymns Temples of Divya Prabhantham Hymns Cave Temples of the Pallavas Cave Temples of Pandiyas Rockcut Monolith Temples of the […]

Murudeshwar Temple of Karnataka, the Tallest Gopuram Temple

Murudeshwar Temple

Murudeshwar Temple is located Bhatkal taluk of Uttar Kannada district, in the state of Karnataka. Dedicated to Lord Murudeshwar , an incarnation of Lord Shiva , it is located at a distance of 165kms from Mangalore. The town lies between Honnavara and Bhatkal on the coast of the Arabian Sea. It is also a beautiful […]

Gangaikondacholapuram Bragatheeswarar Temple

Sri Bragatheeswarar temple is located in Gangaikondacholapuram, in the district of Ariyalur, in the state of Tamil Nadu. The presiding deity of this temple is Sri Bragatheeswarar temple. The other deity is Bragatheeswarar and mother goddess is Periya Nayaki. The temple is near 1000-2000 years old. It is one of the popular and highly worshipped […]

Dhabaleswar Shiva Temple near Cuttack

Dhabaleshwar Shiva Temple

Dhabaleswar Siva Temple is located on top of the hillock of Dhauliis, in the exotic island of Dhabaleshwar on the River Mahanadi, in the district of Bhubaneswar in the state of Orissa. The principal deity of this temple is Lord Shiva. The temple’s architectural styles belong to Kalingan Style (Kalinga Architecture). The city of Cuttack […]

Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain (Jyotirlinga Temple at Ujjain, MP)

Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlingam

Sri Mahakaleshwar temple, Ujjain is a Jyotirlinga Temple in Madhya Pradesh state. The primary deity of this temple is Mahakaleshwar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none. The holy tree of this temple is Jack Tree. The holy water of this temple is well water. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. […]

Story of Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga

Jyotirlinga is the sacred form of Lord Shiva and there are twelve such Jyotirlingas in India. There is a Jyotirlinga on the banks of Narmada river, where Lord Shiva is being worshipped as Omkareshwar. The temple of Omkareshwar is located in Madhya Pradesh. According to the Legend and epics like Shiva Purana and Linga Purana, […]

How to reach Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple, Ellora, Maharashtra

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

Ellora Caves is called as Ellooru, an archaeological site in North-West city of Aurangabad established by the Rashtrakuta Empire. Ellora symbolizes the essence of rock-cut architecture. The caves are actually assembled dig out of the perpendicular face of the Charanandri hills. Hindu, Jain and Buddhist rock-cut temples were constructed between the 5th and 10th century. […]

Somnath Temple, Junagadh, Gujarat (Somanath Jyotirlingam)

Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple in Gujarat

Sri Somnath temple is located in the upcoming town referred as Prabhas patan (Birapasa pattinam), in Junagadh district of Gujarat in Western India. The chief deity of this temple is Somnath (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none. The holy tree of this temple is wild Mango tree. The holy water of this temple is […]

Parli Vaijnath Temple in Maharashtra

Sri Vaijnath temple is situated in the tiny village known as Parli, in Beed district, in the state of Maharashtra in western India. The principal deity of this temple is Vaijnath (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none. The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is spring water. […]

Significance of Pancha Bhoota Temples

What is the Significance of Pancha Bhoota Temples? There are Pancha Bhoota temples around India that are dedicated to Lord Shiva, what is the significance of these temples? There are five elements that form this creation: Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether, and these five things are also called lingam because they signify or tell […]