• Manipur Tourism
    Manipur is the land of rich valleys surrounded by beautiful hills and lakes, a land of gentle people full of laughter and joy. Many legends tell us the origin of Manipur. One of the legends is that Krishna requested Shiva to keep a watch while he danced the Ras with Radha and Gopis. Parvati on...
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  • Badami Caves, India
    The rich past of Badami is closely linked with the ancient Kingdom of Chalukyas which date back to 600 and 700 AD. Chalukayas built number of temples, and other monuments that marked the beginning of the Hindu style of architecture. This new style was the blend of two distinct architecture - the...
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  • NAYANMARS
    ruled his kingdom with his royal stick of justice i.e., the Justice of Shiva.[3] As a brave warrior and courageous king, he protected the Shiva and other Hindu temples and cared his land and people and infused the spirit of Saivism into their minds. The king was fluent in Tamil and Sanskrit languages...
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  • Secrets of Tajmahal
    '). 5.Several European visitors of Shahjahan's time allude to the building as Taj-e-Mahal is almost the correct tradition, age old Sanskrit name Tej-o-Mahalaya, signifying a Shiva temple. Contrarily Shahjahan and Aurangzeb scrupulously avoid using the Sanskrit term and call it just a holy grave...
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  • Immortals of Meluha
    fever. Ayurvati starts their treatment by giving them Somras. Shiva doesn’t show any of the symptoms and on drinking Somras his throat suddenly turns blue!!!This way the famous Neelkanth is born. The Meluhans proclaim him as their saviour there and then. There is no fate but what we make. Due...
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  • Tejo Mahal
    is not a Islamic mausoleum but an ancient Shiva Temple known as Tejo Mahalaya which the 5th generation moghul emperor Shahjahan commandeered from the then Maharaja of Jaipur. The Tajmahal, should therefore, be viewed as a temple palace and not as a tomb. That makes a vast difference. You miss the...
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  • Essay
    holy river are the common sight at these ghats. | | | | | | | | Vishwanath temple (Golden Temple)The most sacred temple in Varanasi is the Vishwanath temple, located at Vishvanath Gali dedicated to Lord Shiva. Hindus believe Shiva lives here, so it's far too holy a place for non-Hindus to...
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  • Secrets of Tajmahal
    not a Islamic mausoleum but an ancient Shiva Temple known as Tejo Mahalaya which the 5th generation Moghul emperorShahjahan commandeered from the then Maharaja of Jaipur. The Taj Mahal, should therefore, be viewed as a temple palace and not as a tomb. That makes a vast difference. You miss the...
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  • Performing Arts
    she is referring to what? Quick Facts   1.Type: Folk Narrative 2. Performers: Jangam Community 3. Theme: Wedding of Shiva and Parvati 4. Place of Performance: Temple courtyards mostly of Shiva temples.   Jangam Gayan is an oral folk narrative of the wedding of Shiva and Parvati in verse...
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  • Business
    famous temple at Rameshwaram. This temple is believed to have been built on the site where Rama | |worshipped Shiva in order to do penance for killing the Ravana, king of Lanka. This temple is one of twelve Jyotirlingas of | |India, dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main deity of this temple is...
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  • vidhyapati
    intervention of learned priests. Part of the transformation was also a shift to local languages as opposed to the formal Sanskrit of the religious texts. The songs he wrote as prayers to Lord Shiva are still sung in Mithila and form a rich tradition of sweet and lovely folk songs. Folklore says that he was...
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  • Role of Ngos in Animal Welfare
    North Indian temples Kedarnath Temple dedicated to Shiva, in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand Tilla Jogian, PakistanUnlike South India, it is rare to come across an ancient temple that has not been reconstructed. Most ordinary temples in North Indian rituals are very simple in stark contrast to South...
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  • Hinduisum
    Where do Hindus worship? Hindus commonly conduct pujas in shrines in three different environments: in temples, in the home, and in outdoor public spaces. It is equally common for any of the deities to be worshiped in any of these three types of shrines. Hindus believe that if proper care is not...
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  • Monuments of India
    early period. The site was once the location of many Buddhist universities and monasteries, attracting students from as far as China, Gandhara, Bengal and Sri Lanka KALACHURI PERIOD (6th century)    Cave Temple of Shiva The cave temple of Shiva, located on Elephanta Island in Bombay Harbor, was...
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  • religious places in mangalore
    during the 14th century. The idol of Lord Manjunatha swamy of the temple is believed to be the oldest of the South Indian 1Temples. It is also believed that Parashurama performed a penance at Kadali kshethra, and Lord Shiva reincarnated as Manjunatha along with Goddess Parvathi andstayed at Kadri for...
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  • Rajasthan in 10 Days
    summit of the hill and a temple of Nilkanth Mahadev now occupies the site. Other Shiv Temples At present there are five Shiva temples in Dausa. All the five Shiva lingas belong to late medieval period, including the one on the top of the hill. Abhaneri (40 kms from Dausa and 90 kms from...
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  • Temple Tourism
    temples constructed in the nature Dravidian style. This shore temple has gained popularity and tourists gather here because it has been listed among the world heritage sites of the UNESCO. The temple is full of designs made by carvings. There are three temples of which two Shiva Temples face east...
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  • Hampi, the Land of Temples
    of which are still active places of worship. Among the most notable are: * Virupaksha Temple known as the Pampapathi temple, it is a Shiva temple situated in the Hampi Bazaar. It predates the founding of the Vijayanagar empire. The temple has a 160-foot (49 m) high tower at its entrance. Apart...
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  • Kalidas
    called Maha Kaal (the great destroyer. "Kaal" meaning time in Sanskrit refers to the end-time, as in your time has come). This is supported by the fact that all his works starts with an invocation to God Shiva and that Ujjain's most famous temple is the "Mahakaleshwar" temple, one of the Jyotirlinga...
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  • Descriptive and Analysis
    Pradesh comprises scenic hills, forests, beaches and temples. Also known as The City of Nizams and The City of Pearls, Hyderabad is today one of the most developed cities in the country and a modern hub of information technology, ITES, and biotechnology. Hyderabad is known for its rich history, culture...
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