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Vishwakarma, God of Architecture

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Vishwakarma God of Architecture Vishwakarma, god of architecture and engineering according to Hinduism was one of the very early manifestations to appear of the supreme God, Prarbrahman. True to his name, which translates to English as “All-accomplishing maker of all” he is thought to have been the architect that designed the universe. As written in the Mahabharata: The lord of the …

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Lingaraj Temple – One of the Finest “Purely Hindu” temples

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Lingaraj Temple Towering over the city of Bhubaneshwar in the Eastern Indian state of Odisha, is the Lingaraj temple. The temple complex is over 1100 years old, covers an area more than 250,000 square feet and rises 180 feet into the sky. It is Bhubaneshwar’s main landmark and best-known tourist attraction as well. History Of Lingaraj Temple The temple’s name, …

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Lord Brahma Temple? There’s A Reason There Aren’t Many!

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Lord Brahma Temple Lord Brahma is revered in Hinduism as the creator of the universe. And yet although he is widely prayed to in most Hindu customs, there are almost no temples dedicated to him as the main deity. In fact one of the only known Lord Brahma temples in the world is the one in Pushkar, Ajmer, India. This …

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Sai Baba Temple Bhivpuri: First Sai Baba Temple

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Sai Baba Temple Bhivpuri Sai Baba temple, Bhivpuri, also known as the Sainath temple is set amongst unremarkable surroundings and doesn’t really look like a temple of much great significance from the outside. It is a short walk from Bhivpuri Road railway station, near Karjat in the Indian state of Maharashtra. But for its modest appearance and surroundings, it is …

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The Beatles Founded A Hare Krishna Temple?

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Hare Krishna Temple Founded By The Beatles? It is sort of true. It isn’t quite how that headline sounds, but they did have a hand in founding a Hare Krishna temple that actually happens to be, in terms of ground space, the single largest ISKCON (International Society For Krishna Consciousness) in the UK and Europe. The Beatles And Hare Krishna …

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A Guide To Elephanta Caves, Elephanta Island

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A Guide To Elephanta Caves, Elephanta Island In Mumbai harbour, there is an island called Gharapuri (translates as city of caves) which houses ancient temples dating back to some point between the 5th and 8th century BC. It is more commonly known as Elephanta Island. The island was called Gharapuri and was an important Hindu place of worship, until Portuguese …

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