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Famous Temples in India list 


Badrinath Temple



Badrinath or Badrinarayan temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to vishnu which is situated in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand ,India.The temple and town form one of the four char dham and chota char dham pilgrimage  sites.The temple is also one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to vishnu ,who is worshipped as Badrinath holy shrines foe vaishvites .it is open foe six month every year.between  the end of april and the begining of November.Himalayan Religion.The temple is Mentioned in ancient religious text like Vishnu Purana and Skanda Purana.

Konark Sun Temple





Konark sun temple is a 13 th century AD sun Temple at Konark Odissa ,India.It is believed that the temple was buil by king narsimhadeva i of Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 1255 AD.The temple complex is in the shape of gigantic carved stone ,having elaborately carved stone wheels ,pillars and walls .the temple is UNESCO world Heritage site and also featured on various list of seven wonders of India.The temple is 35 km from puri and 65 km from Bhubaneshwar.

Ramnathswamy (Rameshwaram)Temple


Radhaswamy temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to god shiva located on rameshwaram island in the state of Tamil Nadu ,India.it is also one of the twelve jyothirlinga temple ,where shiva worshipped in the form of a Jyotirlinga temples.it is one of the 274 padal petra sthalams where the three of the most revered Narayanrs,Appar,Sundarar and tiruganan Sambandar,have glorified the temple with their songs.The temple was expanded during the 12th century by pandya Dynasty ,and its principal shrines sanctum were renovated by jeyaveera cinkaiariyan and his successor Gunaveera cinkaiariyan of the jaffna kingdom .The temple has the longest corridor among all Hindu temples in india.The temple is located in rameshwaram,an island town in south India,Considered a holy pilgrimes site of shaivites ,Vaishnavites and Samarthas.

Venkteshwara Temple 



sri venkateshwara swamy temple is a landmark vaishnavite temple situated in the hill town of tirumala at tirupatti in Chittor district of andhra pradesh,india.The temple is dedicated to lord Venkateswara .,an incarnation of vishnu ,who is believed to have appeared hare to save mankind from triales and troubles of kali yuga.Hence the place has also got the name of kaliyuga vaikuntham and lord here is reffered to as kaliyuga prthyksha daivam.the temple is also known by other name like tirumala Temple ,Tirupati Temple ,tirupati balaji temple .Venkateshwara is known by many others name ,Blaji ,Govinda and srinivasa .It is the richest temple in the world in terms of donations received and wealth.

Meenakshi Amman temple Madurai




Meenakshi amman temple is historic hindu temple located on the southern bank of vaigai river in the temple city of Madurai,Tamil Nadu India .it is dedicated to Parvati known as Meenakshi and her consort ,shiva here named sundareshwarar.The temple forms the heart and life line of the 2500 year old city of madurai and is a significant symbol for tamil people mentioned since antiquity in tamil litarature.though the present structure was built between 1623 and 1655 CE.it is said that the temple was actually built in the 6th century BC by survivors of the kumari kandam .It was on the list of top 30 nominees for the new seven wonders of the world.the temple is the most prominent landmark and most visited tourist attraction in the city.
  

Somnath Temple




The somnath temple located in prabhas patan near Veraval in saurashtra on western coast of gujrat india ,is the first among the twelve jyotirlinga shrines of shiva .it is an important pilgrimage and tourist spot .The temple is considered sacred due to the various legends connected to it. somnath means lord of the soma,an ephithet of shiva .the somnath temple is known as the shrine eternal .it is also believed that nearby bhalka is the place where krishna ended his lila on earth and left for his heavenly abode.

Siddhivinayak Temple Mumbai




The shree sidhivinayak temple mandir is a hindu temple dedicated to Lord shree ganesh .It is located in prabhadevi ,Mumbai (maharashtra)It is one of the richest temple in mumbai.the temple has a small mandap with the shrine for siddhi vinayak the woods doors to the sanctum are carved with images of the ashtavinayak .the inner roof of the sanctum is plated with s of Gold and the central statue is of Ganesha .In the periphery ,there is a Hanuman Temple as well.

Lord Jagannath Temple Puri




Lord Jagannath puri is a sacred Hindu Temple dedicated to jagannath and located on the eastern coast of india .at puri in the state of odisha .the temple is an important piligrimage destination for many hindu traditions particularly worshippers of god krishna and god vishnu and part of the char dham piligrimage that a hindu is expected to make in one in lifetime .the temple is famous for its Rath Yatra .or  chariot festival in which the three main temple deties are hauled on huge an elaborately decorated temples cars .since medieval times .It is also asssociated with the intense religious fervour .even Though the icons of the most hindus deities that are worshipped are made out pof stone or metal .the image of jagganath is wooden.

Vaishno devi Temple Katra 




vaishno devi also known as Mata Rani ,Trikuta and Vaishnavi ,is a meinifistation of the Hindu mother Goddess mahalakshmi .The words Maa and mata are commonly used in india for mother and thus are often use in connection with vaishno devi .Vaishno devi Mandir is a hindu temple is dedicated to the hindu Goddess ,located in katara at the trikuta mountains withhin the indian state of jammu and kashmir .

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