Results for: Lord Shiva

thousands of Shiva Lingas in the Shalmala river

Low water level exposes thousands of Shiva Lingas in the Shalmala river

With a thousand Shiva lingas engraved its stones and a diverse flora and fauna surrounding its banks, Shalmala river is a treasure Sahasralinga is a pilgrimage place in the Sirsi Taluk in the Karnataka state of India. It is in the river...

/ 2017-04-16

My Son Sanctuary – Shiva temple in Central Vietnam

Between the 4th and 13th centuries a unique culture which owed its spiritual origins to Indian Hinduism developed on the coast of contemporary Vietnam. This is graphically illustrated by the remains of a series of impressive tower-temples located in a...

/ 2015-02-18

3 Must-see Indian Temples

With its beautiful landscapes, fascinating history and first-class cuisine, India has something to offer just about everyone, making it the perfect destination for travellers. So if you’re itching for a get away from Mackay, but can’t decide where to go,...

/ 2019-09-13
Bagnath Temple

History Behind The Bagnath Temple

The Bagnath Temple is an ancient Hindu shrine situated in the Bageshwar city in the state of Uttrakhand

/ 2018-02-12
Samudra manthan (Sanskrit: समुद्रमन्थन, lit. churning of the ocean)

The Underlying symbolism of the Samudra Manthan

Samudra manthan or Ksheera Sagara Mathanam, Churning of the Ocean of Milk is one of the most famous episodes in Hindu mythology. The story appears in the Bhagavata Purana, the Mahabharata and the Vishnu Purana, and explains the origin of...

/ 2017-05-21
Descent of the Ganges or Arjuna’s Penance, 7th-8th century, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

The Great Relief at Mahabalipuram

The descent of the Gange or Arjuna’s Penance is the most well-known of the monuments at Mahabalipuram that were carved from massive granite boulders. This carving is one of the largest relief sculptures in the world.

/ 2017-05-06
Air View of Kailash Temple, Ellora

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

The enigmatic Kailasa Temple at the Ellora Caves in Maharashtra, India has fascinated researchers and tourists for centuries. It is a breathtaking construction that points out that thousands of years ago, ancient cultures were far more advanced than what mainstream...

/ 2017-04-21
Oldest Living Cities of India

Discover 12 Oldest Living Cities of India

Cities that have stood the test of time reveal more than just the scars they bear from history – they show the evolution of human civilization. Here’s a look at 12 of the oldest cities in India that have not...

/ 2017-04-14
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.

/ 2017-03-13
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.

/ 2017-02-17