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Holy Places In India - Somnath

Somnath Temple is the name of the most ancient and historic Sun Temple located on the western side of South India in the region of Gujarat, situated in the South Asia. It is one of the selected and important temples of Indian history and Hindus. It is still considered and known as the first Jyotirlinga among the 12 Jyotirlingas of India. It is said about this temple located in the port of Veraval in Saurashtra region of Gujarat that it was built by Chandradeva himself, which is mentioned in the Rigveda. This temple has been a symbol of the history of the rise and fall of Hinduism. This temple was broken and rebuilt many times in history due to its immense luxury. The reconstruction of the present building was started by the iron man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel after the independence of India and on December 1, 1995, the President of India Shankar Dayal Sharma dedicated it to the nation. Somnath Temple is a world famous religious and tourist destination. A seven-hour sound and li

Holy Places In India - Ujjain

Mahakaleshwar Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India located in the ancient city of Ujjain, situated on the banks of the Rudra Sagar Lake in the state of Madhya Pradesh, which is one of the most sacred and outstanding pilgrimage places of the Hindus. In this temple, Lord Shiva is worshiped in the south facing Mahakaleshwar Mahadev. Bhasha Aarti is performed every morning in the morning during Mahakal. The specialty of this aarti is that it is used to decorate Mahakal with the ashes of the dead. This place is considered to be the holy abode of Lord Shiva. Despite having a modern and busy lifestyle here, this temple provides complete peace of mind to the tourists visiting here. It is said about this temple that it is a very virtuous temple. It is believed that salvation is attained only by the sight of this temple.Mahakaleshwar Temple is considered one of the top 10 Tantra temples in India. People from different corners of the world come to the temple to seek the blessings of Lo

Holy Places In India - Omkareshwar

ॐkareshwar is a Hindu temple. It is located in the Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. It is situated on an island called Mandhata or Shivpuri, among the Narmada River. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. It is located approximately (14 km) away from the village of Mortakka. This island is built in the shape of Hindu sacred symbol ॐ. Two temples are located here. ॐKareshwar is built automatically by the Narmada River. This river is one of the holiest rivers in India and now the world's largest dam project is being constructed on it. The word Omkar, which was first spoken by the creator of the creator, is not recited without reciting it. The physical Deity of this Onkar is the Onkar area. It has 68 pilgrimages. There are 33 Koti Devatas residing here with family and there are 108 impressive Shivalingas with 2 Jyotirupas Lingas. Of the 12 famous Jyotirlingas of the country, 2 Jyotirlingas are sitting in Madhya Pradesh. One resides in Ujjain as Mahakal and the

Holy Places In India - Rameshwaram

An island city situated on the coast of South India, Rameshwaram is also known as Ramanathaswamy Temple. It is a Hindu temple of Lord Shiva. Andajit 6,000 years ago, during the Ramayana era, Lord Shri Ram worshiped his Ishtadeva Mahadev Shiva for the purpose of revealing Ramanathaswamy (Shivji) by building a Shivling through the sand of the sea. Shri Rameswaram is a very holy shrine of Hindus. It is located on the island of Rameshwaram in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu and is one of the 12 Dwadash Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The belief of Kashi (Varanasi or Benaras) in northern India is that of Rameshwaram in the south. For religious Hindus, the visit is as important as that of Kashi. Rameshwaram is some 400 km south of Chennai. Rameshwaram is a beautiful island. The Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal surround it. There are other religious places related to Ramayana here. It is mentioned in the mythological texts that when Lord Sri Rama ascended Lanka, he worshiped Lord Sh

Holy Places In India - Prayagraj

Allahabad (Prayagraj) is a city located in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh, India, the administrative headquarters of Prayagraj district and a famous Hindu pilgrimage center. Its ancient name is 'Prayag'. The place of Prayag mentioned in Hindu scriptures is located at the confluence of the holiest river Ganges and Yamuna. Here Saraswati river secretly meets in Sangam, hence it is called Triveni Sangam, where Kumbh Mela is held every twelve years. Here, the Kumbh Mela is held every six years and every twelve years in which crores of devotees from different corners of the world come to take a dip of faith in the holy Triveni Sangam of Patitpavani Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Therefore, this city is also known by the names Sangamangari, Kumbhanagri, Tambunagari etc. The name of the city was changed from Prayagraj to Allahabad in the 1500 century by the Muslim king, which was changed back to Prayagraj by the then Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in October 2018. According to Hind

Holy Places In India - Puri

Puri, a city in the state of Odisha in eastern India, proudly stands on the Bay of Bengal. It is located 60 km from Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha. The city of Puri is also called as Jagannath Puri due to the Jagannath Temple which makes this city so popular. According to people, the philosophy of Puri, a Hindu pilgrimage in India, is incomplete without a visit. Jagannath Temple is the only temple in India where Radha, along with Lord Krishna including Durga, Lakshmi, Parvati, Sati, and Shakti reside. It is considered the holy land of Lord Jagannath and it has been given many names in the Puranas like Purushottam Puri, Purushottam Kshetra, Purushottam Dham, Neelachal, Neeladri, Shree Shrestha and Shankashreshtha. It is said that if a person stays here for three days and three nights. If he goes, he gets rid of the cycle of life and death. Puri is dominated by two superpowers, one created by God and the other created by man. TOURIST PLACE IN PURI JAGANNATH TEMPLE