Temple Tank | Temple Pond | Pushkarini | Kundam | Kalyani | Sarovaram | Tirtham

Temple tanks are also known as Temple pond, Temple wells or reservoirs which would form part of the temples. They are also called as pushkarini, kalyani, kunda, sarovara, and tirtha. Some temple tanks are considered as very pious and holy, and they are meant to cure various diseases of the devotees, when they take bath. […]

Makara Sankranthi at Arasavalli Temple

Makara Sankranthi is a jubilant festival celebrated at Arasavalli Temple. It falls in January every year. Special Abhishekam and Archana are performed to Lord Suryanarayana Swamy. Those who will have the Darshanam of Suryanarayanaswamy on Makara Sankranthi would be blessed with health and prosperity. Makar Sankranti or Sankranthi is celebrated on Makar Sankraman day. Four-day […]

10 Richest Temples in India | List of Ten Richest Indian Temples

With the latest discovery of over 1 lakh crore treasures in Thiruvananthapuram Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple of Kerala, the list of the richest temples in India has become the buzzword in the internet. Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple tops the list with huge treasures found in the underground cellars of the temple by proving again that Lord Vishnu […]

Makaravilakku 2021 | Sabarimala Makara Vilakku Festival in 2021

Makaravilakku 2021, Sabarimala Makara Vilakku Festival in 2021, when is Makaravilakku in 2021? Makaravilakku Festival (Makara Vilakku) is celebrated on Makara Jyoti Darshanam day near Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple in January every year. In 2021, Makaravilakku date is January 14. It is a week-long festival usually falls during Makar Sankramana. Prior to this celebration, Makara Jyoti […]

Ernakulam Shiva Temple | Ernakulathappan Temple

There is a famous temple for Lord Shiva, and it is situated in Ernakulam, Kerala, and it is considered as one of the most sacred temples of Kerala. In this temple, Lord Shiva is worshipped in the name of Ernakulathappan. And it is believed that Lord Shiva at this temple protects the entire Ernakulam City, […]

DivyaDesams | 108 Sacred Vishnu Temples

DivyaDesams are the 108 sacred Vishnu temples, and these temples were sung by the great Alvar Saints in the holy text, ‘Nalayira Divya Prabandam’, which is considered as sacred texts by the devotees of Lord Vishnu.Out of the 108 temples,106 temples are situated in the earth, and the remaining two is situated in Sri Vaikunta. […]

Kameshwari Devi Temple, Chowdantivalasa, Vizianagaram, AP

Sri Kameshwari Devi temple is situated in Chowdantivalasa Village in Vizianagaram District of Andhra Pradesh, and this sacred temple is situated amidst full of natural beauty. Sri MahaKameshwari Devi is the family deity for most of the people belonging to Brahmin community in and around Vizianagaram District. Every year during Vijayadashami, special puja would be […]

Palivela Umakoppeswara Swamy Temple (Uma Koppulingeswara Swamy Temple)

Palivela Umakoppeswara Swamy Temple

Palivela Umakoppeswara Swamy Temple (Uma Koppulingeswara Swamy Temple) is one of the famous Shiva Temples in Andhra Pradesh. The temple is located at a distance of 90 km from Kaninada, 50 Km from Rajahmundry and 25 Km from Amalapuram. In the past this pilgrim center became famous as one among the pilgrim centres of Bhima […]

Do’s & Don’ts at Srikalahasti Temple

Here is the list of Do’s & Don’ts at Srikalahasti Temple – Recommended things and avoidable things at Sri Kalahasti Temple, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. Srikalahasti is famous for Rahuketu Pujas, Sarpadosha puja, Nagadosha poojas.. Do’s & Don’ts Do’s Worship your ista or Kula Daivam before you start of Srikalahasti Concentrate on Lord Srikalahastheeswara Swami […]

Sugreeva Temple, Rameshwaram | Sugreevar Theertham

The Sugriva temple is a small temple situated in Rameswaram, and it is dedicated to Sugriva, who was the king of Vanaras, and he prosperously ruled Kishkindha for many years.Since he has helped Lord Rama to build the Ram Sethu Bridge, this holy temple was built in order to honour him. Sugriva was married to […]

Madapalli | Temple Kitchens

Madapalli means the kitchen present in the temples, and Madapalli in Perumal Temples are considered as very famous, and the prasadam prepared by the temple cooks like curd rice and tamarind rice would be very delicious, and most of the Hindu devotees would prefer to eat the “PERUMAL KOIL PULIYODARAI”, during Margazhi Month. The word […]

Jeenmata Temple, Sikar

Jeenmata Temple is situated in a village in Rajasthan, and it is an ancient Temple dedicated to the holy goddess, Ma Jeenmata. She is believed to be an incarnation of Ma Shakti Devi, and her festival would be held at her temple during Chaitra Purnima and during Vijaya Dashami Festival days. During these festival times, […]

Kampaheswarar Temple, Thirubuvanam

The Kampaheswarar Temple is a Shiva Temple, and it is situated in Thirubuvanam. Here Lord Shiva is worshiped as “Kampahareswarar”, since he has removed an evil ghost from the body of a king. It was built by Kulothunga Chola, and it is considered as one of the famous temples of Lord Shiva. The temple is […]

Manchalamma Temple, Mantralayam

Manchalamma Temple is located close to the Raghavendra Swamy Mutt at Mantralayam. Ma Manchalamma is another form of Ma Shakti Devi. It is a common practice, that before worshipping our holy Guru Sri Raghavendra Swamigal, at his Samadhi shrine, we must have to first worship Ma Manchalamma, in order to seek her blessings. She is […]

Ashram (Hermitage) | Residence of Rishis in ancient times

Ashram also called as hermitage is the residence of the ancient Rishis and most of their ashrams are situated in Himalayan Mountain ranges. Rishi Durvasa had lived in his ashram on the banks of the Holy River Ma Yamuna and Rishyashringa is believed to have lived in his Ashram at Sringeri in Karnataka, and some […]

Naimisaranya | Naimisharanyam | Neemsar, Nimsar or Nimkhar

Naimisaranya is a sacred temple of Lord Vishnu, and it situated in Uttar Pradesh. This temple is also one of the DivyaDesham Temples, and the significance of this temple was sung by the Alwars in the holy text, ‘Nalayira Divya Prabandham’. Huge Wealth was contributed by the ancient kings to this temple. Similar to Badrinath, […]

Chitrakoot | Holy Place in ‘Ramayana Route Map’

Chitrakoot is a popular pilgrimage centre and it is located in Madhya Pradesh. It is a religious place and it is well known for its famous temples which are mentioned in the Hindu scriptures. During festivals like Amavasya, Deepavali, Poornima, and Rama Navami, large number of devotees would gather at this place for visiting the […]

Naramuga Vinayagar Temple at Sri Swarnavalli Ammansamedha Mukthiswarar Temple

Naramuga Vinayagar Temple is situated next to Sri Swarnavalli Ammansamedha Mukthiswarar temple which is situated a few kilometres away from Koothanur, Ma Saraswathi Devi Temple. Mukthiswarar Temple is famous for getting relieved from Pitru Doshams ( debts of our ancestors). Whoever comes to this Mukthiswarar Temple would visit Naramuga Vinayagar Temple and Koothanur Ma Saraswathi […]

Temples in Forests | Why some Temples are built in dense forests

Still now lot of temples are there in thick dense forests. Some ancient Shiva and Kalabhairava temples are situated in forests and some of them are in a dilapidated state, and urgent action must be taken by the devotees and the philanthropists in order to repair and renovate such holy temples. The Mahadeva temple in […]

Mantralayam Venkateswara Temple

The Venkateswara temple is located a few kilo metres away from Mantralayam Raghavendra Swamy Temple, and the temple was constructed during the period of Guru Raghavendra, and he took the assistance of Venkanna, for building this temple. Venkanna was the then Minister of Adoni,and a great devotee of Guru Raghavendra. After obtaining permission from the […]