Tagged: temples

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Sri Veeranarayana Temple, Belavadi, Karnataka

What draws me towards these Hoysala Temples is the ‘exquisite beauty of sculptures’ in the temples! Both interiors and exteriors have been chiseled with equal devotion and details! This style of architecture has been...

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Amrutheshwara Temple, Amruthapur, Karnataka

After a brief halt at Yoga Narasimha temple in Baggavalli, we visited Amrutheshwra Temple in Amruthapura. This town is 245kms from Bangalore and is situated in the banks of Bhadra River reservoir. Amrutheshwara Temple...

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Shani Shinganapur

(This is an old post of 2008 got reposted in today’s date after I edited it a bit.)  On the way to Ahmednagar Railway station we took the diversion to Shinganapur. The temple here...

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Chettiar Clan’s Chettinad Temples of Tamil Nadu

The Chettiyar (earlier known as Nagarathars) community of Chettinad region constructed temples wherever possible. Like in other communities, this community too had clans. There are 9 clans in Chettinad community. Each clan was associated...

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Dakhineshwar Kali Temple, Kolkata

We were so close yet so far! We were there at the door steps of the temple yet we couldn’t gain entry to temple. Bad planning! I knew the temple timings well, but what...

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Hansehswari Temple, Hooghly

Hangseshwari temple was constructed by Raja Nrisingha Dev, great grandson of Raja Rameswar Roy in 1799. Raja Nrisingha Dev was born three months after the death of his father. The then King of Burdwan...

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Bishnupur Temple Tour, West Bengal

The Bishnupur temple tour! As soon as you reach there local guides will be flocking around you, which may seem irritating, but I tell you hire one; it is worth the money you will...