Friday, December 6, 2019

Sri Meenakshi Amman temple

An important temple, dedicated to god Shiva, built in 1600 AD, temple here first mentioned in the 7th century. One of most ornate Hindu...

Doddabasappa Temple

An impressive temple from the 12th century of unusual architecture - it is shaped as a 24-pointed star. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.3280 N 75.8103 E Categories: Religious architecture,...

Pattadakal Temple City

A group of the 8th century Hindu temples and other monuments, contains 10 important temples, including the beautiful Virupaksha Temple. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.9498 N 75.8165...

Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram

One of holiest Shiva temples, representing akasha - aether. Ancient temple, it is known that it has been renovated in the 5th century and...

Annamalaiyar Temple

One of largest temple complexes in India, devoted to Shiva and associdated with fire. Temple here exists at least 2000 years, current one built...

Konark Sun Temple

Today we can see just a part of Konark Sun Temple. But... what a part! Even the remaining structure belongs to the most impressive...

Vaishno Devi temple

One of most revered sites in Hinduism devoted to goddess Shakti. Visited by million pilgrims each year. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.0300 N 74.9481 E Categories: Religious architecture, Hindu...

Badrinath temple

One of holiest Hindu shrines, devoted to god Vishnu. Built in the 9th century AD. Ornate, brightly painted shrine with hot sulphur springs below...

Lotus Temple

T/span>his flowerlike Bahá'í temple building was built in 1986. Temple is open to all people regardless of their religion. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.5533 N 77.2587 E Categories: Religious...

Akal Takht

Seat of temporary Sikh religious authority - ornate building with gold-covered cupolas, located next to Harmandir Sahib. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.6206 N 74.8753 E Categories: Religious architecture, Other...