Blog Posts - Temples Of India



On the trail of Jain heritage in Tamil Nadu

It all began with a Twitter DM (or direct message) I received from my friend and fellow blogger, Anuradha Shankar. It was the summer of 2014 and Anu was travelling, or doing a temple run as she preferred to call … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on Dec 15, 2016

A triad of Goddess- Vindhyavasini, Kali and Ashtabhuja in Vindhyachal

River Ganga and the sandy riverbed on the way to VindhyachalAs I had mentioned in my earlier post the my journey this time ended up as a classic pilgrimage. The places I visited were temple towns and each temple there has a interesting legend associa...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on May 5, 2015

Kashi Yatra- Tales of the ancient temples!

Durga Temple and Durga Kund of VaranasiTales of ancient temples in Kashi! That means- this post is a long read! Hope it keeps you interested!Visit to Kashi is much more than collecting pictures of skinny bearded old men bathing in river Ganga, or as...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Apr 2, 2015

16 Ancient Ganesha Temples in India

It seems like yesterday when our beloved elephant headed God, Ganesha had descended on earth and made Mumbai Pandals His temporary place of residence. But it's been a complete 11 day tour for Him and after all the fanfare, merrymaking, lessons teachi...
by My Yatra Diary... on Sep 8, 2014

Temples of India- Sun Temple at Modhera, defines the beauty of Indian medieval architecture

One of the very few shrines dedicated to Hindu God Sun, Modhera temple is one of the masterpieces of medieval architecture in Gujarat, India. The brilliant architecture, exquisite carving on sandstone just two hours away from the busy-crazy Ahmedabad...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Mar 9, 2014

Top 10 famous temples of india

The picture that comes to our mind after hearing this word is of God and Goddess, bells..When we enter the temple, we get free from the burden of worries and problems. We feel relief and relaxed. India is a place of beautiful and sacred temples and t...

Top 10 famous temples of india

The picture that comes to our mind after hearing this word is of God and Goddess, bells..When we enter the temple, we get free from the burden of worries and […]The post Top 10 famous temples of india appeared first on Latest News.

Attractive Akshardham Temple of Delhi in india

The Akshardham Temple continues to be built by the Bochasanvasi Aksharpurushottam  Swaminarayan Sanstha on the banks from the River Yamuna.The Akshardham temple, carved by 7,000 sculptors from pink sandstone and white marble, is gorgeous in the...
by 2013 Tecnology n Lifestyle on Aug 2, 2013

Off the beaten track- Chanderi, a town carved out of rock!

After wandering around the temples and tombs in Orchcha I decided to visit Chanderi, a place known for its traditional sarees. It wasn't easy to reach this place using public transport. From Jhansi I took a bus to Lalitpur (95KM) and then another...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Feb 18, 2013

Off the beaten track- Datia and Sonagir

I took an autorikshaw to Purana Mahal. Autorikshaw went moving through narrow roads lined with sweet stalls, fruit and vegetable market and others. I wondered where was I heading ... and there was this withering yet majestic palace standing high on r...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Feb 10, 2013

Heritage- Mahals of Orchha

City of OrchhaOrchha, a 15th century village in Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, located on the banks of river Betwa 15KM from Jhansi. It was the capital city of Bundela Kings, a Rajput clan. Orchha- meaning hidden, the medieval capital city...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jan 27, 2013

Heritage- Temples of Khajuraho

One of the most popular tourist destinations of India- Khajuraho is popular for the erotic sculptures on the medieval period temple walls. The large group of Hindu and Jain temples are together declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site. It seems origina...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Jan 20, 2013

Heritage- Hampi, The ruins of Vijayanagara Empire

My host state -the incredible Karnataka! It is a blessing to see its beauty, lush green forests infested with amazing density of wildlife, spectacular waterfalls, ancient art and abundant history. I can go on and on ... But for now, I will post on on...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Dec 2, 2012

Neglected Past- Temples of North Karnataka, Gadag

My host state- Karnataka. I love every part of it because, I was born in Karavali area (coast), brought up, educated, worked and living in the cities of Bayaluseeme (southern plains of Deccan plateau) and have visited and trekked the Malenadu (h...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Nov 13, 2012

Off the beaten track- Udaypur, Somanath of East

Off the beaten track ... the places on the less traveled path. There are numerous such places in India, specifically ancient temples and forts. One of those gems is Udayeshwar, also known as Neelakantheshwar temple in Udaypur, Madhya Pradesh. Th...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Nov 1, 2012

Off the beaten track- Gyaraspur

Gyaraspur is a small town (or a big village) 35KM from Vidisha. It has few medieval period monuments of great historical importance. It seems a fair is held on the eleventh month (Maagh) of Hindu calendar and hence the name Gyaraspur. I took a bus fr...
by Scrapbook- A Travel Blog on Nov 1, 2012

South Indian Temple Architecture....a guest post by Bharathi Palle

Although my blog predominantly emphasises on Interior Styling and Decoration, I cannot stop myself from sharing some architectural wonders. The temples of India tops this list and I always stand for hours admiring the intricately carved pillars, the...
by Cherishing Spaces on Feb 28, 2012

Temples of Alandi and Dehu, Pune.

On a visit to Pune recently we found some time for visiting a few famous temples at Alandi and Dehu in the outskirts of Pune, a major city of Maharashtra, India. We found peace and tranquility in the temples and the surroundings. Here are some of the...
by Our Funarena on Feb 20, 2012


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