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 […]

Holi at Bhadrachalam Temple – Muthyala Talambralu Preparation, Dolotsavam, Vasantotsavam

‘Muthyala Talambralu’ for Bhadrachalam Sri Sitarama Kalyanam are prepared on Phalguna Pournami (Holi festival), Full Moon day in Phalguna Masam in Telugu calendar. In 2018, preparation of Muthyala Talambralu is being done on March 1. Talambralu is sacrificial rice with kumkum, turmeric powder, gulal, other scented items. Talambralu is a very important ritual in Hindu […]

King Indradyumna and Puri Jagannath Temple

Puri Jagannath Temple

In Satya Yuga there was a king named Indradyumna. He was a very powerful king as Indra himself. He was handsome, honest and truthful, learned in the shastras and the Vedas, and skilled in the use of weapons. His radiance put the sun to shame. Indradyumna was devoted to Vishnu. He once decided that he […]

Significance of Tungnath Temple

Tungnath temple is located in the mountain range of Tunganath in the district of Rudraprayag in Tehri Garhwal region, in the state of Uttarakhand in north India. It is to be remembered that Tungnath temple is the highest Shiva temple in the world. It is the highest Panch Kedar temples. It is one of the […]

Ardhanareeshwara Temple, Srisailam

Ardhanareeshwara Temple inside the Srisailam Bhramarambika Mallikarjunaswamy Temple is a sub temple in this complex. In fact, it is not a temple but an idol installed in the open place. This idol is in the northern side of the main temple. This is the oldest idol. Details and period of the idol remains unknown yet. […]

Saleshwaram Temple Trek (Photos, images)

Here is the photo gallery of Saleshwaram Temple Trek (Lingamaiah Temple) in Nallamala forest of Mahbubnagar district in Telangana state. Saleshwaram Lingamaiah Temple is found about 10 km into Nalamalla forest. It is famous for its wedge-shaped waterfall, which seems to have been chiselled across a huge stone. The Shiva Lingam is in a cave next to […]

Tulasi Pooja in Kateel Durgaparameshwari Temple

Tulasi Pooja in Kateel Durgaparameshwari Temple is a special festival celebrated at Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple. This is performed everyday after Mahapooja from the period Kartika Shuddha Padya to Uttana Dwadhashi. In the evening of Uttana Dwadhashi a special pooja called Ksheerabdhi is being offered to Tulasi. Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple is one of the famous […]

Draksharamam Sri Bhimeshwara Swamy Temple, Pancharama Shiva Temple at Draksharamam

Draksharamam Sri Bhimeshwara swamy temple, also known as Draksharama Bhimanatha swamy temple, is one of the Pancharama temples in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Draksharamam located at a distance of 28 kilometers from Kakinada, 50 kilometers from Rajahmundry, and 25 kilometers from Amalapuram. It was the abode of Daksha Prajapathi hence it has got […]

Prayaga Madhaveswari Temple | Shaktipeetha Temple in Prayag

Prayaga Madhaveswari Temple is one of the 18 Shaktipeetha Temples (Astadasha Shaktipeethas). It is 14th Temple in the list. The Goddess here is also popular as Alopi Mata (Maa Lalita). According to the legend of Sati, Hastanguli (Hand fingers) of the Goddess were fallen on this place. Bhairava of this Shakti Peetha is ‘Bhava’ and […]

Srimukhalingeshwara Swamy Temple Chakratheertha Snanam – 16 February 2018

Srimukhalingam Srimukhalingeshwara Swamy Chakratheertha Snanam is observed on Phalguna Shukla Pratipada (16 February 2018). Chakratheertha Snanam is the concluding event of Maha Shivaratri Brahmotsavams in the temple. Srimukhalingam temple in Srikakulam which is believed to have been built in the 9th Century. This holy place resides on the left bank of Vamsadhara. This is a […]

Mahabhairav Temple, Tezpur, Assam | Story, History, Timings, Festivals

Mahabhairav Temple in Tezpur, Assam is one of the popular Bhairava Temples in India. It is located at a hillock on the northern part of Tezpur. As per the beliefs, this temple was established by King Bana to worship Shiva. This Shiva Temple was originally built of stone but the present one was renovated and […]

Ainavilli Vinayaka Temple, East Godavari (AP)

Ainavilli Vighneswara Temple

Ainavilli Vinayaka Temple is one of the famous Ganesha Temples in Andhra Pradesh and South India. Ainavilli Vighneshwara Swamy Temple is located at Ainavilli village in East Godavari district. Ainavilli Temple Located at… Ainavilli is located at a distance of 72 Km from Kakinada (Via Yanam, Amalapuram and Mukteswaram), 55 Km from Rajahmundry (Via Ravulapalem, […]

Puja Timings of Triplicane Parthasaradhi Temple

Puja Timings of Triplicane Parthasaradhi Temple are given here.. This timetable contains opening timings and closing timings of Triplicane Parthasarathyswamy Temple, Chennai.. “Aaru Kaala Pooja” (Six Time Prayers of the Day). (Subject to changes during uthsavams & unprecedented events). TIMINGS – POOJA 5.50 A.M – THIRUMANJANA KUDAM 5.55 A.M – SUBRABHADHAM. 6.00 A.M – VISHWAROOBAM 6.15 […]

History of Simhachalam Temple (Sthala Puranam)

Here is the history of Simhachalam Temple (Sthala Puranam of Simhachalam Varaha Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy Temple). Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple of Simhachalam is located in Visakhapatnam district (Vizag) in Andhra Pradesh. Sthalapuranam The local Sthala purana contains a religious historical account of the foundation of the Temple which relates to the well-known story of the demon […]

Idagunji Temple Timings

Here are Idagunji Temple Timings (Opening Time and Closing Time of Idagunji Vinayaka Temple, Karnataka. Name of the temple: Shree Vinayaka Devaru, Idagunji Organisation of the temple: Vedha and Sanskrita Patashala are run by the Trust Speciality of the temple: PANCHAKHADYA is prepared for LORD GANAPATHI. It is the special prasada of this temple Opening and […]

Darshanam Timings of Dwaraka Tirumala Temple

Here are the Darshanam Timings of Dwaraka Tirumala Temple and all other Seva timings are given here. Temple’s Opening Timings, Closing Timings, Seva timings, etc,. are given here.. 4.00 am to 6.00 am         –       Suprabhataseva, Pratahkalarchana 6.00 am to 1.00 p.m        –        Sarva Darsanam […]

Kurumurthy Swamy Temple, Mahabubnagar (Ammapur)

Kurumurthy Swamy Temple at Ammapur village in Mahabubnagar district is known as the Tirumala Tirupati of Telangana. This temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara Swamy. The village ‘Ammapur’ is located about 25 Kms away from Kothakota which is on the National Highway No. 7 in between Hyderabad and Kurnool. In olden days the Temple was in […]

Sri Lalithambigai Temple, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Putrajaya, the seat of Malaysia government, will have its first Hindu temple in the near future. Reports suggest that the required approval has been granted and after groundbreaking ceremonies in March, construction of the about 17,000 square feet two-storey structure of this about RM 12 million Sri Lalithambikai Alayam Temple on a one-acre plot was […]

Navaneethakrishnan Temple, Madurai

Sri Navaneethakrishnan temple is located in Madurai Town in the district of Madurai, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The primary Lord of this temple is Navaneethakrishnar (Lord Krishna) and his consorts are Mahalakshmi. The holy tree of this shrine is none. The holy water of this temple is well water. The […]