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  • This Shiva Temple possesses greater power than the Chardham

    Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a limestone cave temple in the village of Bhubneshwar in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. The cave runs 160 m in length and is 90 feet in depth.Essentially a Shiva abode, this place is believed to rest 33 koti gods and some people say, a worship here is more special than the […]

  • My Son Sanctuary in Vietnam is mostly dedicated to Lord Shiva

    In the coast of Vietnam, spiritual origins that rooted in Hindu dharma took a hold in between the 4th and 13th centuries. The evidence can be seen in the impressive tower-temples in the religious and political capital of Champa Kingdom for most of its existence. Among such is My Son Hindu sanctuary of the Kingdom […]

  • The Shiva temple that was once destroyed by Muslims stands grand as ever today

    Located in Hampi, 350 km from Bangalore, Virupaksha Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is also part of Group of Monuments at Hampi, and Group of Monuments at Pattadakal. This Dravidian style temple is close to the famous temple of Kailasnath at Kanchipuram and is said to […]

  • The first Jyotirlinga temple of Lord Shiva – Somnath Temple

    Somnath temple is a proof that the power of reconstruction shall always be greater than the power of destruction. Located in Gir Somnath district of Gujarat, India, Somnath temple is the first of the 12 jyotirlingas. The temple has undergone many reconstructions as it got destroyed several times, the one that is standing today was […]

  • Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga – Which temple is truly the one?

    There are many names for Deogarh: Vaidyanath, Haritaki Vana, Ketaki Vana, Ravana Vana, Chitabhoomi, and Hardapeeda. The Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga temple is often known as Baba Dham or Baidyanath Dham. However, there is a dispute where the Jyotirlinga is located. Most claim that it is the Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga in Deogarh, Jharkhand; some school of thought assign […]

  • Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple is a 7th-century architectural masterpiece

    Situated at Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu, Kanchi Kailasanthar temple is the oldest structure in the area, and is made in Dravidian architectural style. The temple was built around 685-705 AD by Rajasimha ruler of Pallava Dynasty and carries a great historical importance. The Location of Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple It lies on the banks of Vegavathy […]

  • Sri Muktinath Temple – The temple of Liberation for Hindus and Buddhists

    Located at an altitude of 3,710m at the foot of Thorong La Pass in Mustang, Muktinath is a holy place among the Hindus as well as the Buddhists. Hindus call the place Mukti Kshetra, from where people are liberated or obtain moksha. Among the Sri Vaishnava sect, the temple is regarded as 106th among the […]

  • Things You Should Know About Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple

    Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple is one of the 12 Shiva Jyotirlingas.Trimbakeshwar is located in the town of Trimbak in Nashik, Maharashtra, India (20km from the city of Nashik). It lies in between three hills: Brahmagiri, Nilgiri, and Kalagiri. When Brahmadev came to Satya Loka (earth), he came with the same holy water of Ganges, and to […]

  • Interesting Facts about the Ancient Jagannath Temple of Puri

    Initiated by King Chodagangadeva and completed by his grandson Anangabhimadeva in the late 12th century, Jagannath Temple in Puri comes in the list of India’s oldest temples. It does not only have fame for being ancient but also for being the most religious spot in India. Its spiritual value is at par as it is […]

  • Lakhamandal in Uttrakhand is a Shiva temple with full of surprises

    It is a temple located at a distance of 125 km from Dehradun. Common people and pilgrims visit this unique site for blessings. It is not just an ordinary visit. There are many legendary stories attached to this miraculous abode of Lord Shiva. The name Lakha Mandal means a lakh Shivlingas. The first sight of […]

  • Mark Zuckerberg visited a temple in India when Facebook was struggling

    Everyone knows the success story of Facebook. What it was when it started and what it now just shows how far the social networking site and the company have come. But as every other company, struggles are real. And many tend to overlook it. Steve Jobs told Mark Zuckerberg to visit Kainchi Dham in India […]

  • The finest Stone Wrought specimen of Lord Krishna temple in Nepal

    Nepal up until 2008 was the only Hindu country in the World (now a secular state) where about 80% of the population are Hindu. Perhaps that’s why one can find temples and shrines in every nook and corner of the cities especially Kathmandu and Patan. Kathmandu (the capital) has been rightfully termed as the city […]