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Gokarna : A pilgrim place in Karnataka

Gokarna is a small town in Karnataka on the seashore. This town is very famous for Hindu temples and many pilgrims visit this place to have the darshan of deities in various temples located here. In addition to these temples, there are many good beaches which attracts tourists. The beaches here are very good and people who can't go to Goa can spend some time in the beaches. This article presents some details about this place.

Chardham tour in the state of Uttarakhand.

Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri of Uttarakhand are considered to be Chardham Yatra. Kedarnath is the abode of Lord Siva, Badrinath is the abode of Lord Visnu, Gangotri is the place where river Ganga started flowing and similarly, Yamunotri is the place of river Yamuna. These four places are considered to be the sacred places of the country and a journey to these places is considered to be a way to salvage our life. The details of these four Dhams is brought in in this write-up.

Most famous Pancharama temples in Andhra Pradesh

Pancharamams means'Five Temples'. The five Siva temples found in Andhra Pradesh are known as Pancharama temples. In this article, I gave an account of the five ancient Siva temples found at various places of Andhra Pradesh and also about their mythological as well as historical importance.

Important places around Tirupathi to visit

Tirupathi is a very well known pilgrim centre located in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. The Lord Venkateswara temple on the top of seven hills is very famous and the richest temple in the world. Many people are visiting this place every day to have a darshan of the Lord Venkateswara here. In this article in addition to the above temple, the other places which are to be seen during a trip to Tirupathi are narrated.

Three Lakshmi Nrasimha Temples in a Geographically straight Line! - A Holy Visit

This article says about my experience in visiting three Lakshmi Nrasimha temples - Singrikudi, Poovaransankuppam and Parikkal, that are said to have special values. It includes the uniqueness of each temple and also the directions to get there. I have made it as simple as possible to spread the divine power of Lord Lakshmi Nrasimha and enlighten people about three ancient temples.

A Tourist’s Guide To Make The Pilgrimage To Gangotri From Haridwar

Why don’t you plan to go from Hridwar to Gangotri in the Garhwal region of the Uttaranchal state this summer round along with your family and friends? This will be an experience of your life time, I do bate! This commentary below would introduce as to go Gagotri from Haridwar to have the experience of a lifetime.

A visit to Mata Vaishno Devi temple

The temple on the Trikuta hill in Katra near Jammu is a very famous place for Hindu devotees. The Goddess Vaishno Devi is the main deity here. The hilltop is about 14 Kms up from the Katra. The tour to this place is worth not only as a pilgrimage but also as a good trekking experience. The place is a very green, pollution free area with a peaceful atmosphere. The details of this place are described in this article.

IRCTC Sri Ramayana Express Delhi to Sri Lanka online tickets booking and schedule

Eager to trace Lord Ram's journey in the mythological epic Ramayana? You could travel by train on the Sri Ramayana Express from Delhi, India to Colombo, Sri Lanka, to be launched by IRCTC in November 2018. This article gives a glimpse into the possible route of the train, the halts and the tour package costs & inclusions.


How to plan a trip to major tourist/pilgrim spots in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu, one of the most developed States of India has plenty to offer by means of very good temples, beaches, tourist paradises, and more. What many tourists lack is the inside knowledge of how to travel comfortably within the State and save time and money, and yet enjoy the trip. This article is an attempt in this direction.

Mahamastakabisheka 2018 at Shravanabelagola from February 17-25

Lord Bhaubali or Gommateshwara is worshipped by people who follow Jainism. The tallest statue of the lord is located in Sharvanabelagola, Hassan, Hassan District, Karnataka. There are many poojas performed but the most religious of all is the one that is performed once every 12 years. This article gives information about the Mahamastakabisheka that is due to be performed 17th-25th February 2018.

Luz Church – Our Lady of Light, Mylapore Chennai

In the heart of Chennai, in Mylapore, stands a 500-year-old Church, dedicated to Mother Mary. The Shrine of Our Lady of Lights is also called the Luz Church. Built by the Portuguese, the origins of the church has an interesting narrative. It is a place of worship with miraculous powers.

A short trip to Sagar Island

The Sagar Island, where the temple of Kapilmuni is located is a famous place of pilgrimage in West Bengal. In earlier days, it was really very difficult to reach Sagar Island because of tiger, crocodile, snakes and various diseases. But now, the civilization has progressed a lot and Sagar Island can be visited easily from Kolkata. In this article, the author recounts his experience of visiting the island.

Anna Nagar Ayyappa Temple getting ready for makaravilakku mahotsavam 2017

Searching for makaravilakku 2017 special programs in Anna Nagar Ayyappa Temple? Do Anna Nagar Ayyappa Temple provide facility for watching Sabarimala makara jyothi 2017 live telecast? How to reach Anna Nagar Ayyappa Temple? Check out this post to clear all your queries regarding makaravilakku mahotsavam 2017 in Anna Nagar Ayyappa Temple.

Visiting India – Temple etiquettes to know

No trip to India would be complete without visits to temples. Temples are as much a part of tourism as they are a part of religion and culture. The Indian temple tours can be a soul-searching experience. But, what are the rules and things to keep in mind when entering a temple? Let this article guide you on how to conduct yourself in a temple.

How to reach Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple from Chennai city

Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple is a famous temple in South India. In this article, I am the temple, the various modes of transport from Chennai to reach Madurai, availability of Hotels or restaurants to stay and other places to visit near the temple.

One day trip to Jagannath temple and Puri sea beach

Planning a short and quick one day travel to Puri and looking for information regarding Jagannath temple and Puri sea beach, the most important places to be visited in Puri, Odisha? Here is my own experience - A one day trip of Puri.

Majuli the famous pilgrim place in Assam

Majuli is the cultural capital of Assam. Besides being a popular pilgrimage, it is also the biggest river Island of the world. It holds the centre of Vaisnavite Monastery which houses a large number of Satras. The Satras are the centre of religious practice and nucleus of development of greater Assamese cultural society. In this article I am trying to depict a picture of various Satras of Majuli and a glimpse of cultural activities.

2 famous Ayyappan temples in Mumbai getting ready for mandalam-makaravilakku 2016

Searching for the famous Ayyappan temples in Mumbai where mandalam-makaravilakku puja 2016 will be held? Which temple is known as mini Sabarimala of Mumbai? How to reach Aalpanakavu Sree Dharma Sastha Temple located in Sakinaka, Mumbai? Read this post to clear all your queries regarding the mandalam-makaravilakku puja 2016 going to be held in famous Ayyappan temples of Mumbai.

Bengaluru temples getting ready for mandalam- makaravilakku season 2016

Searching for Jalahalli Sree Ayyappa temple mandalam-makaravilakku 2016 news? How to contact Ananthagiri Siddhivinayaka Ayyappa temple for mandalam puja 2016? Which temple in Bangalore provides vehicle facility to devotees for reaching Sabarimala pilgrimage 2016? Continue reading this post to clear all your queries regarding the mandalam-makaravilakku season of Bengaluru temples.

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