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  • Why are Hindu temples closed during eclipses?

    An Eclipse, which is also referred to as ‘Grahan’, holds religious significance for many Hindus who follow rituals as per the Hindu calendar. Eclipse is of two types, Solar Eclipse and Lunar Eclipse and it occurs when an astronomical object obscure the path of rays partially or fully, due to the placement of a second […]

  • Legends Behind Hinglaj Mata Temple, Shakti Peeth in Pakistan

    Hindu religion is vast, and hence it has spread its wings in every corner of the world. There are many renowned and unique temples of the gods of Hindu origin in different countries, and one such temple is the Hinglaj Mata temple. What makes this holy shrine peculiar is the place where it is situated, […]

  • 10 Facts that suggests Taj Mahal was built on a Shiva Temple

    An ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra where around 8 million people visit every year and at times there are over 50 thousand people visiting on a single day is non-other than one of the seven wonders of the world, The Taj Mahal. People […]

  • These 1000 Years old Temples in India Will Take You Back In Time

    India is known for its rich heritage as the Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the major religions of the world – Hindu Religion, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. As such, it is no surprise that the country is home to some of the oldest and most historic temples in the world. Scattered all across India, […]

  • 10 Most Popular Temples in Sri Lanka You Should Visit

    Sri Lanka is country located in South Asia, about 20 miles from the southern coast of India. The highly educated nation is well known for many natural resources through which they produce coffee, tea, rubber, coconuts, cinnamon and much more. Along with it, the country is also an Island with one of the world’s famous […]

  • This Shiva Shakti Temple In Bihar Is The Oldest Functional Temple Of The World

    In Kaura, Kaimur district, Bihar, India, there is an ancient temple dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and Shakti. It is also considered to be one of the oldest temples in the area and the oldest “functional” temple of the world. This is Mundeshwari Temple which dates back to 108 AD, according to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga – The only Jyotirlinga which faces south

    Located at the ancient city of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, Shri Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is situated on the side of the Rudra Sagar lake. Lord Shiva here is in the form of Swyawambhu, emanating the power from itself against other images and lingams which were ritually established and invested later with mantra-shakti. Jyotirlinga Just as any […]

  • Chennakesava Temple in Belur is a masterpiece of Hoysala times

    Chennakesava is a masterpiece of the Hoysala times. The monument was built in order to celebrate the auspicious victory in 1117A.D. It was built by the Hoysala king in Belur himself but wanted a style that was foreign to the land. This is evident because if we see the other temples that were commissioned by […]

  • This Vishnu temple in Kerala is the richest temple in the world

    Built in the intricate fusion of Kerala and Dravidian style, Padmanabhaswamy temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This beautiful temple in Kerala is kind of similar to Adikesava Perumal temple in Kanyakumari District in terms of architecture. The fascinating thing about the temple is that it is the richest temple in the world. Padmanabhaswamy temple […]

  • Everything you should know about 1500-Year-Old Changu Narayan temple

    Located 12km east of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, Changu Narayan temple is the oldest temple in Nepali history. The temple is also known as just ‘Changu’ or ‘Dolagiri’ and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple gathers important histories and religious values. Here’s everything you need to know about it: The legend There are […]