Places of worship

Kailash Temple, Ellora Caves – A marvel of devotion, art, and tradition

Mahadev, Kailashnatha, Rudra, Natraja, Vishwanatha- all refer to the one Hindu deity – Lord Shiva, who is seen as one of the powers in the Trimurtis. He is considered to be the father of the whole universe. People pray to him as the divine, limitless, transcendent, unchanging, formless, and without beginning or end. Worshipping Lord …

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Facts and Meaning of Hanuman Chalisa with Lyrics

Hanuman Chalisa is the Hindu devotional hymn or stotra containing 40 chaupais which is addressed to Lord Hanuman. It was written by Saint Kavi Tulsidas in 16thcentury in Awadhi language. Chaupais means “verses”, there are total 40 verses excluding the couplets which are at the beginning & the ending of Hanuman Chalisa. The word “Chalisa” …

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History and Ancient Architecture of Modhera Sun Temple

The Sun temple of Modhera is a fusion of art and architecture. It is very much older than Konark sun temple which was built around the 13th century.  It falls exactly on the tropic of cancer (23.5836° n, 72.1401° e). The temple is an excellent example of craftsmanship and engineering and depicts the advanced technical …

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Travel guide and History of Somnath Temple.

Shree Somnath is the first Jyotirlingas among 12 twelve Jyotirlingas of India. Somnath Temple is established on the western coast of Gujarat, in Prabhas Patan near Veraval. It is a famous Tourist spot and pilgrimage of Gujarat. The Somnath Temple was reconstructed multiple times in the past due to repeated destruction by Muslim invaders and …

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Shri Mahakaleshwar Temple-Most Sacred Place

Mahakaleshwar Temple, established in the ancient town of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, remains to be one of the holiest and leading areas of pilgrimage for Hindus. The abode of Lord Shiva, it is on the banks of the Rudra Sagar Lake and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. Even in the modern and hectic lifestyles, …

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Parijaat Tree- A little known medicinal and cultural treasure.

Trees are generally regarded as gifts from god. They give us air to breathe, which gives them immense power over us. Indian culture is very conscious of the connection between humans and the natural world, and thus takes active steps to make sure all flora and fauna are preserved and allowed to thrive. Similar to …

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Fascinating Facts On Golden Temple, We Bet You Don’t Know

The Harmandir Sahib, also known as Darbar Sahib (“Abode of God”, “Exalted Holy Court”), is a Gurdwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. It is the preeminent pilgrimage site of Sikhism. It is usually called the Golden Temple in English, because it is plated with gold. The Gurdwara sahib is built around a …

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Facts on Mahabodhi Temple In Bodhgaya- History & Architecture

Buddhism is one the oldest and most venerated religions of India.  It is a clear, profound set of beliefs, which appeals to people even today because of the simplicity and hope of its outlook. It was patronized by several dynasties in ancient India, most notably so by King Ashoka.  According to Buddhist texts, it was …

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What is the significance of Kumbh Mela?

Pilgrimage is a journey that takes place across the world, and many people see it as the holiest form of dedication to a religion. In Indian culture and tradition, there are many journeys a person can take, but none are as wide reaching as the Kumbh Mela. Being the largest gathering of faith in the …

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6 challenging routes to shrikhand mahadev

The Shrikhand Mahadev trek is considered as one of the most difficult treks to do, but nothing can diminish the faith of a true Shiva Bhakt. Shrikhand Mahadev is a 72ft high fragmented Shivling. Each year, this holy place is officially open during Sawan Mas. Every year, the Shrikhand Mahadev Yatra begins in July for …

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