Temples

The temple is the focus for all aspects of everyday life in the Hindu community - religious, cultural, educational and social. It is a place where God may be approached and where divine knowledge can be discovered. The earliest Hindu temples are dated to right after the Vedic period, which is roughly from 1500 to 500 BCE. Hindu temple architecture has evolved greatly in the last 2000 years, starting with cave temples, to monolithic rock-cut temples and freestanding structural temples made of stone.

Air View of Kailash Temple, Ellora

30 mind-boggling images of the Kailasa Temple that prove ancient Indian had advanced...

The enigmatic Kailasa Temple at the Ellora Caves in Maharashtra, India has fascinated researchers and tourists for centuries. It is a breathtaking construction that...
Five Rathas, Mahabalipuram

Ancient Pancha Rathas Temple At Mahabalipuram

Panch Rathas is a monument complex at Mahabalipuram. The coastal city along the shores of Bay of Bengal was a major seaport of the ancient Pallava kingdom. It is currently one of the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Sun Temples in India

Top 10 Sun Temples in India

The sun temples of India were dedicated to the Hindu deity Surya, with the most prominent being the Konark Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha. References to sun worship are found in the puranas.
Kailasa - Magnificent Indian Temple Carved from One Giant Rock

Kailasa – Magnificent Indian Temple Carved from One Giant Rock

The temple itself was built out of a single rock, 164 feet deep, 109 feet wide, and 98 feet high, making it ONE of the BIGGEST MONOLITHIC structures on the planet, carved out of a single rock.
Konarak Sun Temple

Beauty in ruins: The Sun Temple at Konark

The Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the sun god. Shaped like a giant chariot, the temple is known for the exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure.
Pataleshwar cave temple

The Rock Cut Cave Temples Of Pataleshwar

Pataleshwar cave temple is one of the most popular rock- cut cave temples of India. This temple is a reminiscent of Ellora and was carved out of a single gigantic basalt rock during the Rashtrakuta dynasty in the 8th century.
Temples of Maluti

The Temple town of Maluti

There is temple, after temple, after temple. Some still standing, their exquisite terracotta designs preserved for centuries, others in varying stages of decay and mostly in ruins.
Kakanmath Temple, Sihoniya, Morena, Madhya Pradesh

The Crumbling Ruins Of Kakanmath Temple

Kakanmath Temple is one of the prominent Shiva temples located near the village of Sihonia in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh. Although in ruins today, the temple is notable for its amazing sculptural wealth.
Daitya Sudan temple Attempt of conversion to mosque

Daitya Sudan Temple: Attempt Of Conversion To Mosque

Daitya Sudan Temple is a Vishnu temple dated to the Chalukya Dynasty which ruled Central and Southern India between the 6th and 12th centuries.
Madurai Meenakshi Temple

The Meenakshi Temple of Madurai

The Meenakshi Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples located in the holy city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is...
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