While most believe Hinduism is limited to South Asia- many people around the world have accepted Hinduism not as a religion but as a way of life. Not limited to the geography of the World or the race and nationality of people here is the list of ten Beautiful Hindu Temples around the world, in no particular order.
1. Sri Ranganathaswamy, Srirangam, India
With an area of 156 acres (6,31,000 m²), the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is one of the largest religious complexes in the world. The oldest structure of the temple dates back to the 10th century.
2. Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
The temple is dedicated to Sundareswar (form of Lord Shiva) and Meenakshi (form of Goddess Parvati)
3. Akshardham Temple, Delhi
Built from pink-hued Rajasthani sandstone, it is described as an eternal place of devotion, purity, and peace.
4. Prambanan, Indonesia
The Hindu ruins of Prambanan consists of 200 tower shrines that surround three inner temples.
5. Koneswaram temple, Sri Lanka
An ode to Lord Shiva positioned atop Swami Rock overlooking the port town, Trincomalee.
6. Batu Caves, KL, Malaysia
Hindu devotees from all over Malaysia and overseas will come and celebrate in a 2-3 days event of the Thaipusam Festival. The festival commemorates both the birthday of Lord Murugan and Lord Subramaniam.
7. Tanah Lot, Bali
The Tanah Lot temple has been a part of Balinese mythology for centuries. The temple is one of 7 sea temples, each within eyesight of the next, to form a chain along the south-western coast of Bali.
8. Angkor Wat
Angkor is a vast temple complex in Cambodia featuring the magnificent remains of several capitals of the Khmer Empire.During it’s long history Angkor went through many changes in religion converting between Hinduism to Buddhism several times.
9. Neasden Temple, London
Made from 5,000 tons of Italian Carrara and Indian Ambaji marble, it was carved in India before being moved to the UK.
10. Srilakshmi Golden Temple, Vellore, India
Built in Tamil Nadu using copper covered in multiple layers of Gold leaf inside a star-shaped complex, is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi.
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