Tag: Lord Shiva
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...
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...
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.
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.
Ruins of Gautameswar temple of Manthani
The ageing crumbling walls and the creeper adorned sculptures of the silent ruins of the once glorious Gomateshwara temple at Manthani will make you feel like you have been transported straight into an Indiana Jones movie.
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 dedicated to Parvati, known as Meenakshi, and her consort, Shiva, here named Sundareswarar. The temple has 14...
The Rock Cut Temples of Masroor
The temple standing magnificently on a hill crescent is a unique example of monolithic temples in the sub Himalayan region. The entire complex contains about 15 sikhara temples and a rectangular water tank
Chausath Yogini Temple of Mitawali – A striking similarity to the Indian Parliament House
Rich cultural heritage has blessed India with numerous places worth visiting. Many of these are lying hidden in little-known towns and villages, which even many of the tourist circles, at times have no clue about. Whenever you come across such...
The Thousand Pillar Temple at Warangal
The Thousand Pillar Temple is a historic temple located in the town of Hanamakonda, Telangana State, India. It stands out to be a masterpiece and achieved major heights in terms of architectural skills by the ancient Kakatiya.
The Rock-Cut Cave Temples Of Badami
The Badami is noted for its beautiful carved cave temples, artificial lake, Museme & rock-cut into the cliff face of a red sandstone hill, of the 6th & 7th Centuries.