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Shakti Peeth
The Shakti Peethas (holy places of cosmic power) are places of worship consecrated to the goddess 'Shakti', the female principal of Hinduism and the main deity of the Shakta sect. They are sprinkled throughout the Indian subcontinent.
significance of greatness of the Jyotirlingas. It goes on to say that by reciting the name of 12 Jyotirlinga a devotee can eliminate all the sins. Besides, the devotee becomes calm, chaste and pure as he becomes illuminated and enlightened with supreme and divine knowledge.
The Avatar concept is a corner stone in Hindu philosophy. Avatar is a descent or a direct incarnation of God to ascent the mankind. Periodically the Supreme Lord Vishnu descends upon the earth, in animal or human forms and the mission is to preserve the world from the increasing evil. There are 10 avatars of Vishnu.
It is the description of medieval Mahabharata. Many of the devotees must be knowing that the eldest among the five Pandava brothers was Yudhishthir, also known as Dharamaraj, and oldest Kaurava sibling was Duryodhan, who was the mirror image of unrighteousness and untruth.
Indian Spiritual tradition has propounded four Purusharth (objectives) of a human life. These being Dharm (Righteousness), Arth (Material Pursuits), Kaam (Contentment) and Moksh (Enlightenment). Shri Mata Vaishno Devi is believed to grant all the four boons to those who visit Her Holy Shrine.
Shani is one of the "Navagraha ” which are the nine primary celestial beings in Hindu astrology, or Jyotish. Shani is embodied in the planet Saturn. Shani is the Lord of Saturday; the word Shani also denotes the Seventh day or Saturday in most Indian languages.
Sai Baba of Shirdi, popularly called as “Shirdi Ke Sai Baba”, was an Indian Guru who is regarded as a saint by people of all faiths. Some of his devotees believe that he was an incarnation of “Lord Shiva”.In the early eighteenth century a young bearded man with sparkling eyes took shelter in a mosque, i
Siddhi Vinayak Temple is one of the most visited temples of Mumbai. It is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, the 'Lord of Beginnings' as per the Hindu Mythology. A lot of people visit daily here as Ganapati (Ganeshji / Lord Ganesha) is supposed to be the first God which is worshiped before any god in Hindu.
Akshardham, Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham is a hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. The temple is situated on the bank of river Yamuna. The temple displays the soul of Indian culture, civilization, traditions and spirituality. On 17th december 2007, guinness world record was presented to Pramukh Swami Maharaj, spiritual leader of Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) for Akshardham as the world's largest comprehensive hindu temple.
Skanda Puran gives an account of Adiguru Shankracharya re-enshrined the idol of Lord Badrivishal.Adiguru was climbing to a place called Ashthakhand for meditation. An akashvani said to him "O Shankar, the thing you want to attain through meditation can be attained by you, by re-enshrining the idol of Lord Vishnu. This idol is lying as sleep in Narada Kund. Avail of this opportunity and be blessed for having done so.
Bateshwar Nath temple is very ancient temple. Bateshwar is situated at a distance of 70 km from Agra (Uttar Pradesh) on the bank of river Yamuna. Bateshwar is one of the oldest towns with a rich history. It is one of the important spiritual and cultural center in India. Bateshwar is known for the 101 Shiv temples situated on the banks of Yamuna and Shaouripur.
Birla Mandir or Laxminarayan Temple is a hindu temple dedicated to Laxminarayan in Delhi, India. The temple is located on the Mandir Marg , west of Connaught Place. The temple is one of Delhi's major temples and a major tourist attraction. The temple is dedicated to Laxmi (the goddess of prosperity) and Narayana (the preserver).The temple was built by industrialist Baldeo Das Birla.
Shri Adhya Katyani Shakti Peeth Mandir or Chhatarpur Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Katyayani. The temple is located in South Delhi-Chhatarpur , just 4 km away from Qutub Minar. The goddess Katyayani, a part of Navadurga, is considered to be the sixth avatar of goddess Durga. Devotees from all caste and creed are welcomed here.
The 800 year old Gauri Shankar Temple is a Hindu temple and is located near the Digambar Jain Lal Mandir on the main Old Delhi road in Chandni Chowk. The Gauri Shankar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of most significant temples of Shaivism. The temple has an 800 year old brown Lingam (phallus stone) encased in a marble representation of a female organ. The Lingam is surrounded by snakes made up of silver and represents a cosmic pillar, the centre of universe or life.
Girija Devi Mandir (Temple) is very famous temple in uttarakhand. this is very holy place, temple called local language in Garjia Mandir. Girija Devi Temple is situated in Garjiya at a distance of 12 KM from RamNagar on Dhikala road. It is a sacred Shakti shrine where Garjiya Devi is the presiding deity. This temple is built on a rock in the middle of river Kosi and visited by thousands of devotees during Kartik Poornima, a Hindu holy day celebrated on the fifteenth lunar day of Kartik (November - December). It is also known as the festival of lights of the gods. Devi Girija is the daughter of Himalaya and wife of Lord Shiva.
Iskcon Delhi Temple is a Hindu or Vaishnav. Iskcon Temple dedicated to lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi. The temple is located at Hare Krishna Hills, east of Kailash in Delhi, India. The temple was inaugurated by the former prime minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1998. In Vaishnavism lord Krishna is considered as the most merciful avatar of the supreme personality of godhead. The temple was founded by Sri Prabhupada and is one of the largest temple complexes in India.
Kalka Mandir or kalkaji Temple is a famous and highly respected Hindu Mandir. The temple is dedicated to Hindu goddess Kali who is avatar of Maa Durga. Kalka Mandir situated in South Delhi, near Lotus Temple. It is one of Delhi's major religious tourist attraction. The temple was built in 1764 a.d, as per the folklore, the Pandavas and Kauravas had worshipped here.
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