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Halebidu Hoysaleswara Temple – An amazing example of Hoysala architecture

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमःॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared here. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Halebidu literally means ‘old capital city’,  or ‘ruined city’. It is a town…Continue readingHalebidu Hoysaleswara Temple – An amazing example of Hoysala architecture

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Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple at Srisailam : One of the 12 Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Shiva temples of India

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared in this Blog. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Srisailam Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple News Srisaila TV Lord Shiva &…Continue readingMallikarjuna Swamy Temple at Srisailam : One of the 12 Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Shiva temples of India

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Kailasa Temple of Ellora Caves in Maharashtra

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमःॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared here. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ The Kailasha or Kailashanatha temple is the largest of the rock-cut Hindu temples at the Ellora Caves, Maharashtra, India. A megalith carved…Continue readingKailasa Temple of Ellora Caves in Maharashtra

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Vaitheeswaran Koil Temple in Tamilnadu

Vaitheeswaran Koil Temple Official Website Vaitheeswaran Koil is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Shiva, located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Shiva is worshipped as Vaidyanathar or Vaitheeswaran meaning the “God of healing” and it is believed that prayers to Vaitheeswaran can cure diseases. Vaitheeswaran is a Tamil derivative from Vaidya (Doctor) and Ishvara (God). The presiding deity is Sri Vaidyanathan,…Continue readingVaitheeswaran Koil Temple in Tamilnadu

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Lingaraj Temple of Bhubaneshwar in the Indian State of Odisha

ॐ श्री गुरुभ्यो नमः ॐ श्री शिवानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री चिदानन्दाय नमः ॐ श्री दुर्गायै नमः  Source of all Images in this Blog-post : Google Images : ‘Google Image Search’ will reveal the multiple sources of every single image shared in this Blog. For more details, kindly see ‘Disclaimer‘ Lingaraja Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Hindu God…Continue readingLingaraj Temple of Bhubaneshwar in the Indian State of Odisha

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Jambukeswarar Temple, Thiruvanaikaval in Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu

Jambukeswarar Temple, Thiruvanaikaval (also  Thiruvanaikal, Jambukeswaram) is a famous Shiva temple in Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) district, in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Kocengannan (Kochengat Cholan), one of the early Chola kings, had built this temple. It is located in the Srirangam island, which has the renowned Ranganathaswamy temple as well. Thiruvanaikal is one of the five major Shiva Temples of Tamil Nadu – Pancha Bhoota Stalam representing the Mahābhūta or…Continue readingJambukeswarar Temple, Thiruvanaikaval in Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu

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Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple, Telangana

Rudreshwara, popularly known as Ramappa Temple, is located in the village of Palampet approximately 200km north-east of Hyderabad, in the State of Telangana. It is the main Shiva temple in a walled complex built during the Kakatiyan period (1123–1323 CE) under rulers Rudradeva and Recharla Rudra. Construction of the sandstone temple began in 1213 CE…Continue readingKakatiya Rudreshwara Temple, Telangana

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Thirupparaithurai Shiva Temple  in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

Thirupparaitturai is a village in the Srirangam taluk of Tiruchirappalli district in Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated on the south bank of the river Cauvery. Trichy-Karur National Highway, Trichy-Palakkad Railway Line (Railway Station: Elamanur) have been laid through this village. It is 16 kilometers away from Trichy. History The ancient Shiva Temple is at the bosom of this village. There were a lot of Parai…Continue readingThirupparaithurai Shiva Temple  in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

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Thyagaraja Swamy (Shiva) Temple in Tiruvarur, Tamilnadu

Thyagaraja Temple is a Shiva temple located in the town of Thiruvarur  in  Tamil Nadu, India. Shiva is worshiped as Puttridankondar in this temple, and is represented by the lingam. Google Reviews Daily poojas are offered to his idol referred to as Maragatha lingam. The main idol of worship is Lord veedhi Vidangar (processional icon) (Thiyagarajar), depicted as a Somaskanda form. His consort Parvathi is depicted…Continue readingThyagaraja Swamy (Shiva) Temple in Tiruvarur, Tamilnadu

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Mahalingeswarar (Mahalinga Swamy) Temple in Thiruvidaimarudur, Tamilnadu

Mahalingeswaraswamy Temple, Thiruvidaimarudur is a Hindu temple  dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in Tiruvidaimaruthur, a village in the  South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is significant to the Hindu sect of Saivism as one of the seven major Shiva temples. Shiva is worshiped as Mahalingeswaraswamy, and is represented by the Lingam, with his idol referred to as Jyothirmayalingam. His consort Mookambika is depicted as Devi…Continue readingMahalingeswarar (Mahalinga Swamy) Temple in Thiruvidaimarudur, Tamilnadu