Tag Archives: Temples

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


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!


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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A Guide To Elephanta Caves, Elephanta Island


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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