Hindu Temple

Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Srirangam

Srirangam is one of the eight self-manifested shrines (Swayam Vyakta Kshetras) of Bhagwan Vishnu. The other seven self-manifested shrines are located at- Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh); Srimushnam, Nanguneri (Tamil Nadu); Muktinath…


Veera Raghava Swamy Temple, Tiruvallur

Thiruvallur Veeraraghava Swamy Temple is dedicated to Bhagwan Vishnu, located in Thiruvallur near Chennai. It is the headquarters of Tiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu. It is one among the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Bhagwan…


The glory of Arunachalam Tiruvannamalai Temple, Tamilnadu

Tiruvannamalai is named after the central deity of the Annamalaiyar Temple, Annamalaiyar. The Arunachalam or red mountain, lies behind the Annamalaiyar temple. This hill is sacred and considered a lingam,…


Yaganti Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Yaganti in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh is famous for Sri Yagantiswamy Temple, also called Uma Maheshwara swamy temple dedicated to Bhagwan Shiva. The temple is said to be very…


Vedadri Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Among the several shrines of Bhagwan Laxmi Narasimha Swamy that flourished on the holy banks of the river Krishna, Vedadri is an important one. It is situated at 10 km…


Harihareshwara Temple, Harihar, Karnataka

The Harihareshwara Temple at Harihar (near Davangere) in Karnataka state, Bharat, was built in c. 1223–1224 CE by Polalva, a commander and minister of the Hoysala Empire King Vira Narasimha…





Hindu temple in Iran ‘catches fire’

A Hindu temple in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas suffered extensive damage in a fire last month. According to reports, Iranian officials blamed the temple fire on…