Beautiful Temples in India

Koodal Alagar Temple

The Koodal Alagar Temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu, one God of the Divine Trinity in the Hindu Mythology. A unique feature of this temple is the three different postures of the same God residing in three different alter. The three figures of Vishnu are in standing, sitting and reclining postures. These three figures of the deity are known by three different names. The most venerated of the three figures is Lord Vishnu in the seated posture. The seated Lord Vishnu is locally known as Lord Koodal ...

Siddhivinayak Temple

The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh. It is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra. It was originally built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil on November 19, 1801. Though it is one of the richest temples in Mumbai, the current generation of Patil is staying in state of despair near the temple. The temple has a small mandap (hall) with the shrine for Siddhi Vinayak ("Ganesha who grants your wish"). The wooden doors to the sanctum are carved wi...

Jantar Mantar in jaipur

In Sanskrit, 'Jantar Mantar' is used for 'Magical Devices' and it is undoubtedly so with the huge masonry instruments, which were placed here to measure 'the harmony of the heavens'. The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Sawai Jai Singh who was a Rajput king. It was completed in seven years from 1728 to 1734. Each instrument that forms a part of this observatory is assigned and used for a particular function and is known to give an accurate reading...

Nakhoda Mosque

Calcutta Nakhoda Mosque is the largest mosque within the city. It can capacitate about 10, 000 persons. Located in Jacquaria Street, near the junction of Chitpore Road and Mahatma Gandhi Road, its foundation was laid by Abdar Rahim Osman, a resident of Cutch, in the year 1926. Nakhoda mosque is constructed on the lines of Akbar's tomb in Sikandra. Read to know more about the Nakhoda masjid of Kolkata, India. During the Muslim festivities, it is decorated beautifully. Its architecture represents ...

Mahalaxmi Temple

Mahalaxmi temple is among the oldest temples in Mumbai. Situated on the picturesque locale of Breach Candy at the Northern foot of the Malabar hills swept by the Seashore, the Mahalaxmi temple is thronged by millions of devotees each month. With the presiding deities being Goddesses Mahalaxmi, Mahakali and Maha Saraswathi, the Mahalaxmi temple is easily distinguished by the flock of grey pigeons that keep pecking at grain in its courtyard. Along with the marvelous and highly ornate statues of th...

Explore India

Beach Attractions in India

Beach Attractions in India

Beautiful Hill Stations in India

Beautiful Hill Stations in India

Beautiful Temples in India

Beautiful Temples in India

Wildlife sanctuaries in India

Wildlife sanctuaries in India