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  • Somnath Temple – The first Jyotirlinga temple of Lord Shiva

    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 […]

  • 8 Mysterious Facts and Stories Around Indian Temples

    Temples in India are ubiquitous. They are everywhere: from hilly areas to the Himalayas to the mountains of Ladakh to the villages of Tamil Nadu to the caves of Maharashtra and deserts of Rajasthan. Along with the temple, there are stories and legends associated with them. Some are so unexplainable that it can keep you […]

  • 10 Most Popular Hindu Temples of Nepal You should visit

    Once a Hindu kingdom, Nepal has a cultural diversity related to Hindu religion. There are many temples being one in every locality. In fact, Kathmandu, the capital city of the country is also popularly known as a city of temples. Temples in Nepal is well crafted with different arts and unique in its own kind. […]

  • Religious persecution inflicted upon Hindus Over time in India

    Religious intolerance is not a new thing in the history of the world. All religions have suffered discrimination, massacres, and persecution directly or indirectly from other religion. Similarly, Hindus have also been afflicted to this in course of time, mainly in India. 8th Century – Muhammad Bin Qasim Muhammad Bin Qasim mobilized 6000 cavalries and attacked […]

  • 10 Krishna Temples in India you should visit at least once in your life

    Some people believe that Krishna is the avatar of Vishnu, and some believe that Vishnu is an avatar of Krishna. However, one cannot deny that Krishna is the central figure in the Hindu Bhagavad Gita. Since he is such an important and powerful figure in Hindu dharma, there are many temples built to his name. […]

  • Shiva temples to visit on Sharvan

    10 Most Popular Shiva Temples to visit on Shravan

    Shravan is the fifth month of Hindu Calendar during which the Nakshatra Sharvan rules the stars on full moon night. The auspicious month is dedicated in the name of the maker and the destroyer, Lord Shiva. Worshipping him and performing certain rituals during this time of the month is said to bring heaps of fortune. […]

  • 10 Beautiful South Indian Temples that every Hindu should visit

    South Indian temples are famous for Dravidian style and Vijayanagara style architecture that is grandeur, tall and consists primarily of pyramids like towers made from sandstone, soapstone, and granite. They look magnificent and are breathtakingly beautiful that provides people with both spirituality and amusement. Compiled here are the 10 beautiful South Indian Temples, which everyone […]

  • 10 Most Important Temples of Lord Vishnu and his avatars in India

    Lord Vishnu is said to be “the protector and preserver” of the Trinity (others being Shiva and Brahma). Sri Vishnu reincarnates over and over again to protect the universe from evil, especially when the evil has grown sturdier and dysbalanced the cosmic universe. Here is the list of 10 Most Important Temples dedicated to Lord […]

  • Influence of Hindu religion in Southeast Asia

    Hindu religion is the oldest religion known so far and it is not only influential in India but also many Southeast Asian countries. The civilization of India influenced the languages, scripts, calendars, and artistic aspects of these peoples and nations. Myanmar (Burma) Hindu religion in Burma is practiced by about 8,40,000 people. Because a reliable […]

  • 6 Artistic Monuments In India That Will Leave You Awestruck

    India, known for its rich and profound heritage is a host to a plethora of structural marvels, which we took the liberty to entitle ‘Beautiful Monuments of the country’. From awstrucking architecture to the pure combination of nature and skill, the country has much more to offer other than the pristine white Taj Mahal. We […]

  • Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple – 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 […]

  • On your next visit to temple, don’t bow your head and walk away!

    India is a country full of temples. There is no place or corner, of India, where you will not find an idol placed in respect. Well, all that is fine as long as you are continually seeking blessings. How about when you step outside your city to enjoy some fresh sightseeing? No surprises here, as […]