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Grand Temples of India

This time, the sight of some such temples, the grand form can fill you with wonder and whose artistic beauty is the saga of great craftsmen.


Dwarkadhish Temple

One of the ancient Saptapuris and Char Dham located in the four corners of the country. Here Lord Krishna had established his city and the place where his Harigriha was, today the Dwarkadhish temple is situated there. It is believed that the original temple was built by Lord's great-grandson Vrajnath. The temple's 783-metre-high spire is flanked by a 84-feet-tall Dharmadhwaja. The Dwarkadhish Temple, also known as Jagat Mandir and sometimes spelled Dwarkadhish, is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Krishna, who is named Dwarkadhish, or 'King of Dwarka'. ' is worshiped here. The temple is located in Dwarka, Gujarat, India. The main temple of a 5-storey building supported by 72 pillars, known as Jagat Mandir or Nija Mandir,


Konark Sun Temple (The Chariot of the Sun God)

Situated on the banks of the Bay of Bengal in Konark, Orissa, this magnificent temple was built by Narasimhadeva I of the Ganga dynasty in the 13th century. The literal meaning of Konark is angle and Arka means sun. Built in the form of a chariot of the Sun God, this temple is today a world heritage site. Its height at the time of construction was about 227 feet i.e. around 70 meters. This grand and huge temple of Sun God built in Konark has been made like his chariot. This temple is a fine example of ancient Indian architecture. The luxurious Sun Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

3 Kailashnath Temple(synonymous with perfection)

Situated in the famous caves of Ellora, Maharashtra, this temple does not keep its counterpart in architecture and painting. This temple has been built by carving a single huge boulder, which was built by Rashtrakuta ruler Krishna I, this temple was completed by 7000 laborers in 150 years. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple is built as an imitation of Mount Kailash. One of the world's oldest civilizations, our nation finds its past expansive in many glorious dimensions. The ancient temples here speak of their splendor touching the climax of Indian history, literature, art and sculpture.

Murudeshwar Temple (Shiva by the sea)

Lord Shiva had given the Atmalinga to Ravana, but Ravana could not take it with him to Lanka. This Shivalinga was established on the banks of the Arabian Sea on the Kanduka hill of Karnataka, which is today known as Murudeshwara Temple. The temple's about 250 feet high Gopuram and 123 feet high Shiva statue are the center of major attraction. The Atmalinga of Lord Shiva is also installed in the Murudeshwar temple. According to mythology, when Ravana was doing penance to Lord Shiva to get the boon of immortality, Shiva, pleased with his penance, gave him a Shivling, which is called 'Atmalinga' and said that if you want to be immortal So take it to Lanka and install it, but keep one thing in mind that wherever you keep it, it will be established there. According to Lord Shiva, Ravana was going towards Lanka with the Shivling, but in the middle of the way, he placed the Shivling on the earth, due to which it was established there. This angered Ravana and he tried to destroy the Shivling. In this sequence, the cloth with which the Shivling was covered fell on the Kanduka mountain of Mrideshwar. Mrideshwar is now known as Murudeshwar. This story is described in detail in Shiva Purana.


Beauty of Khajuraho (Kandariya Mahadev Temple)

The largest of the Khajuraho temple group, this temple is dedicated to Mahadev, 109 feet long, 60 feet wide and 116 feet high. This temple consisting of Ardhmand, Mahamandala, Mandap, Antara, Pradakshina, Path, Garbhagraha is a unique example of Indian architecture.

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Temple is dedicated to the Meenakshi form of Mata Parvati, the consort of Lord Bholenath. Meenakshi Temple is located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The beautiful design of Meenakshi Temple is a symbol of its majestic beauty. Located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, this famous and ancient temple of Goddess Parvati has twelve big gopuras. It is estimated that there are more than 33 thousand statues on the corridors and pillars of the temple, which survive the legends of the Puranas or local legends. The festival of marriage of Meenakshi Amma and Lord Sundareswarar (Shiva) is celebrated for a month in the month of Chitirai i.e. Chaitra.


Akshardham Temple

Located in the capital Delhi, this temple is built in today's time, but its magnificent form, artistic advancement and spiritual importance separate it from others, Akshardham means the abode of God. It is dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan, the sages, gods and incarnations of Hinduism. Here, through many films and exhibitions, a journey of 10 thousand years of India's magnificent heritage is made, Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple built in New Delhi is a unique cultural pilgrimage. It has been built in the virtuous memory of Jyotirdhar Lord Swaminarayan. The campus is spread over 100 acres of land. Being the largest Hindu temple complex in the world, it was included in the Guinness Book of World Records on 26 December 2007.

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