INTRODUCTION: Ekambareswarar Temple is a Shiva Temple, located in Kanchipuram. It is one of the Pancha Bhoota Stalas, Prithvi. Lord Shiva is worshiped as Prithvi lingam. Mata Parvati is worshipped as Gowridevi Amman. The greatness of the temple was praised in the 7th century sacred work, the Tevaram, written by the great nayanars and classified as Paadal Petra Sthalam. The temple is one of the largest in India. The temple has numerous shrines, and also contains many halls. Ancient kings have paid more attention to this temple, and they have introduced Puja sch..
INTRODUCTION: Ahobilam is a holy site and is located in the Nallamala forests of Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh. It is surrounded by several mountain hills and the place looks very attractive. The temple consists of nine shrines of Lord Narasimha. There is also a famous Prahalada Varadhan temple in the bottom of the mountain. Lot of devotees from all parts of India, as well as from foreign countries are visiting this holy shrine of Lord Narasimha, and getting his divine blessings. Ahobilam is the sacred place where the Lord Narasimha killed the great demon king Hiranyakasip..
INTRODUCTION: Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, Kumbakonam is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, is situated in Kumbakonam in Thanjavur District Tamil Nadu, India. Here Lord Shiva is worshiped as Adi Kumbeswarar, and is represented by the lingam. His consort Parvati is worshipped as Mangalambigai Amman. This temple is praised in the sacred text Tevaram, written by the Nayanmars. It is believed that this ancient temple remained intact even at the time of deluge. Ancient kings have renovated this temple for many times, and they have built several shrines in the temple. Ancient Shaivite sai..
INTRODUCTION : Ma Jaldevi Mandir is situated in Sansera, Rajasthan, and she is considered to be an incarnation of Ma Shakti Devi. This famous temple was built by a king of Rajasthan before few hundred years. Once there occurred severe rain and flood in Rajasthan, and it destroyed all the food crops during the harvesting season. Due to that, the king of Rajasthan, and the farmers had suffered a lot. One day night, Ma Shakti Devi appeared in the dream of the then king of Rajasthan, and asked him to build a shrine for her at Sansera in Rajasthan. The next day morning the king informed a..
INTRODUCTION : Saraneshwar Mahadev Temple is an ancient famous Shiva temple, and it is located in Rajasthan. Lord Saraneshwara is the Kula deva for many ancient kings in Rajasthan, and still he is the Kula Deva for some community people in Rajasthan. Major renovation works were done to this temple during the16th century. A big Hanuman Idol welcomes us to the temple, and it is located in the outside of the temple. Along with the main Shiva Linga, hundreds of Shiva Lingas are found inside the temple. Few temple elephants also can be found nearby the entrance of the temple, and it warml..
INTRODUCTION :Sri Kameswari Devi temple is situated in a Village in Vizianagaram District of Andhra Pradesh, and this sacred temple is situated amidst full of natural beauty. Sri Maha Kameswari Devi is the family deity for most of the people belonging to Brahmin community in and around Vizianagaram District.Every year during Vijayadasami, special puja would be held in this temple, and during that time, lot of devotees would gather in the temple. Devotees can also bring Prasad from their homes like curd rice, lemon rice and pongal, and they can offer it to the participants of the temple puja.&n..
INTRODUCTION : Velleswarar Temple is a famous Shiva temple and it is an ancient temple, situated in Mangadu, nearby the famous Mangadu Kamatchi Amman Temple. Nearby this temple, a Vishnu temple known as Sri Vaikunda Perumal Temple is also located. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and since Lord Shukra, is worshiped in this temple this temple is known as Velleswarar Temple. In Tamil Vellee means Friday and Lord Shukra is the god of Friday.Lord Shukra is the guru of the demons and pujas are performed by the devotees to Lord Shukra on Fridays. Devotees used to offer Mochai, a kind of pu..
INTRODUCTION : Sri Vedanarayana Temple also called as Matsya Narayana Temple is an ancient and a holy temple situated at Nagalapuram town in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and he is worshiped in the form of Matsya(fish) avatar and he is mentioned as Matsya Narayana or Veda Narayana. There are only few temples dedicated to Matsya Avatar of Lord Vishnu, and amongst those temples, this temple is considered as a famous temple.The temple is being properly ..
INTRODUCTION : The Kampaheswarar Temple is a Shiva Temple, and it is situated in Thirubuvanam. Here Lord Shiva is worshiped as "Kampahareswarar", since he has removed an evil ghost from the body of a king. It was built by Kulothunga Chola, and it is considered as one of the famous temples of Lord Shiva. The temple is very good in its art and architecture. There is a separate shrine for Lord Sarabeswara, in this temple, and those who visit and worships Lord Sarabeswara at this temple, would get great powers, wisdom and boldness, and they would be relieved from their various diseases and fr..
INTRODUCTION : Sri Panchamukha Hanuman is the beloved deity of Guru Ragavendra, and he has meditated Lord Hanuman at Panchamukhi for several years, and got the divine vision of Lord Panchamukha Hanuman. A temple is built for Panchamukha Hanuman at the place where he was meditated, and it is situated some few kilometres away from Mantralayam.Panchamukha Hanuman contains five faces, Narasimha, Garuda, Varaha, Hayagriva and his own face, Vanara. Each of his faces represents knowledge, courage and strength, mental power, valour and victory and Bhakti. From Mantralayam temple, lot o..