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Soak in the Glory of Ramappa Temple – The New Indian Express

Express press service HYDERABAD: Supposedly called ‘the brightest star in the galaxy of temples’, the Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple, popularly known as the Ramappa Temple, is one of the very few religious sites across the world that is known after its creator. It’s been around 800 years since the temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva […]

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Anand Mahindra impressed by the architecture of the Brihadeeswara temple; share an informative video

Mahindra Group Chairman, Anand Mahindra is known for sharing interesting videos and posts with his followers through his social media accounts. This time around, the industrialist has shared an informative video clip about Brihadeeswara Temple in Tamil Nadu featuring interior designer Sravanya Rao Pittie. The clip shared by Anand Mahindra shows the founder of Soka […]

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Sravaya Pittie’s Viral Brihadisvara Temple Video Has This Interesting Connection Between Chiyaan Vikram and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Ponniyin Selvan – Here’s How

Indian culture is directly linked to rich temples which are considered an integral part of society. Many shrines are devoted to divine Hindu gods and goddesses, adorning distinct corners of the country with their architectural designs and captivating stories. One such exciting holy shrine known for its rich history and fascinating craftsmanship is the Brihadisvara […]

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Ludwig Godefroy’s Casa TO is a “reinterpretation of an Oaxacan temple”

Architect Ludwig Godefroy used concrete to create a cavernous structure with a central pool designed to aid natural cooling for a hotel on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. The two-story hotel – located in La Punta Zicatela near Puerto Escondido – contains nine rooms and covers 600 square meters. “The name, Casa TO, comes from the idea […]

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Islamists target Hindu temple in London over false claims

After the attack on Hindus in Leicester, Islamists called for a mass mobilization outside the Shree Sanatan Hindu Mandir in London from 12pm on Sunday September 25. The said Hindu temple is located on Ealing Road in Wembley, North West London. The development comes days after Islamists spread rumors that the Hindu temple was housing […]

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Viral video of Brihadisvara Temple by Sravaya Pittie, founder of design studio Soka, shows off the shrine’s famous size, grand history and archaeological beauty; All you need to know about the Dravidian style Hindu temple

There are holy places widely recognized for their ancient legends, beauty and miracles, just like the popular Brihadisvara Temple (also spelled as Brihadeeswara Temple) in South East India, which has been among the main tourist pages for its architectural mysteries, its size and its history. Originally known as Peruvudaiyar Kovil, the temple is a Dravidian-style […]

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The Mexican hotel defines itself as a temple of eco-responsible contemplation

Famed Mexican architectural firm Ludwig Godefroy recently completed a minimalist boutique hotel designed to embrace environmental awareness and social responsibility. The result is a collection of nine bare concrete suites that appear to be supported by the surrounding natural vegetation. Located in the surf capital of La Punta Zicatela on Mexico’s Pacific Coast in Puerto […]

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Odisha secures NOCs to beautify Puri Jagannath Temple, two other ancient shrines

The National Monument Authority (NMA) has not issued any Objection Certificate (NoC) to the Government of Odisha for its development and beautification projects at Jagannath Temple in Puri, Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar and Sun Temple in Konark, but with riders. NMA NOCs have ended controversy over suspected illegal construction near Shree Jagannath visitor center near […]

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Detroit Masonic Temple Celebrates 100 Years Since Its First Cornerstone Was Laid – And We Still Don’t Understand What Exactly Freemasons Are Doing | Detroit Metro News | Detroit

Click to enlarge se7enfifteen On Saturday, the Masonic Temple will host a celebration of the centenary of the laying of its first stone. Work on the imposing building was never completed. The Detroit Masonic Temple is where worlds meet. It’s a place where Jack White can get married in front of a crowd of nearly […]

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When a temple in southern Laos was an important Hindu pilgrimage center

In 2022, it’s hard to imagine that the predominantly Theravada Buddhist republic of Laos, traditionally part of the Sinosphere, was once home to a civilization and temple complex that was a major center of Hinduism in Southeast Asia. East. Almost all traces of Hinduism in what includes modern Laos were wiped out after major empires […]

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Mirza Ghalib’s poem on Benares is an ode to the cosmopolitan heritage of the ancient city

Benares is a palimpsest of India’s layers of devotion, history and culture; each layer separated by the faith and beliefs of devotees, residents and visitors. It is the city of Shiva and indeed called the spiritual capital of India. It is also a city of lamps and light, of life and death. It’s a town […]

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UNESCO World Heritage Site Status: Team Completes State Visit to Somnathpur Temple

The UNESCO team also visits Belur, Halebid; Mysuru DC translate local views in Kannada to English T. Narasipur: A team from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) visited the 13th century Chennakeshava Temple at Somnathpur in Mysuru yesterday before concluding his tour of Hoysala Monuments in Karnataka. The team, led by Tiang […]

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A Typical Pallava Era Siva Temple in Kanchipuram – The New Indian Express

Express press service CHENNAI: Matangeshwara (Siva) Temple is one of many Pallava-era shrines in Kanchipuram, which was the ancient capital of the Pallava dynasty. Like other temples built during this period, this shrine was built using sandstone blocks with granite near the top and bottom. The architectural style is typical of the Pallava era. This […]

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Karnataka: A UNESCO expert visits the Hoysaleshwara temple at Halebedu. Here’s why | bangalore

Written by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan After several attempts by the Karnataka government to inscribe the Hoysala temples on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) list of World Heritage Sites, an expert, Tiong Kian Boom, has visited Hoysaleshwara temple on Wednesday at Halebeedu. He has examined the architecture […]

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Warangal Bhadhrakali Temple – The Original Home of the Kohinoor Diamond?

Delhi: Koh-i-Noor, or the “Mountain of Light”, is the largest cut diamond in the world that now reigns among the British Crown Jewels. There are many legends and lore that swirl in association with this one in a million gem. Of the many stories there, one is rooted in the state of Telangana. It is […]

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The Kohinoor actually belonged to this Telangana temple, the story goes

The priceless Kohinoor Diamond, which is now on display at London’s Jewel House, originally belonged to a temple in Telangana. King Pulakeshin II of the Chalukya Dynasty built the Bhadrakali Temple in 625 AD at Warangal, Telangana. When the rulers of Kakatiya took control of the region, they made Goddess Bhadrakali their “Kula Devatha” and […]

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Bimal Patel: the architect of the Central Vista project, Jagannath temple

The Central Vista project in New Delhi, Kashi Vishwanath Dham in Varanasi, Sabarmati Riverfront Development in Ahmedabad or the Jagannath Temple master plan in Puri – all these symbols of India’s cultural and urban landscape can be located in different corners of the country, but a common name with these landmarks is Bimal Patel, the […]

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After 119 years, ASI begins removal of sand from Konark Temple’s ‘Jagamohana’ for conservation

A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the world famous Sun Temple premises in Konark on Thursday ahead of the process of sand removal from the temple’s ‘Jagamohana’ (audience hall) by the Archaeological Survey of India. (ASI) for retention purposes. According to reports, in 1903, the three gates of the Temple of the Sun, including the […]

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Madurai to Philadelphia: Journey of the Temple Stones. Art historian Darielle Mason compiles her findings in a new book

Darielle Mason searches for clues to the century-old ‘puzzle’ that is the famous ‘mandapam’ installation at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Darielle Mason searches for clues to the century-old ‘puzzle’ that is the famous ‘mandapam’ installation at the Philadelphia Museum of Art The pillared temple hall or Mandapam at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) […]

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From Dassam Falls to Jagannath Temple, 4 Best Places to Visit in Ranchi

When work pressure and tight deadlines wear us down, all we crave is a long vacation in mountains, hills or distant sea beaches to rejuvenate and refresh our spirits. India, known as the ‘land of diversity’, is home to several phenomenal places that can instantly lift our spirits. If you are an ardent traveler, looking […]

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Colossal History of Hateshwari Mata Temple, Himachal Pradesh

History of Hateshwari Mata Temple: Located in Jubbal (Hatkoti), Hatkoti Temple is about 100 kilometers from the capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla. The beautiful temple is located on the banks of the “Pubber” river, in the middle of a majestic valley covered with trees. Himachal Pradesh has several temples dedicated to various gods and goddesses, […]

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Martand Temple Kashmir UPSC: Martand Temple History, destruction

About 1200 years ago, a great king built a great temple, dedicated to Martand, the Sun god. The temple had mighty walls of gray stone, its courtyard was filled with river water that glistened and shimmered in the sun, and it had “something of the rigidity and strength of the Egyptian temple and something of […]

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S Jaishankar visits the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for 3 days. During his 3-day tour, he visited Abu Dhabi’s premier Hindu temple on Wednesday on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir is currently under construction. The minister felt elated after visiting the first temple in Abu Dhabi […]

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Mandore Ganesh Temple: Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with a Touch of Rajasthani

Mandore Ganesh Temple: Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with a Touch of Rajasthani Praying Ravana and Ganesh in the same temple Decorations of Lord Ganesh in Mandore (Photo: Soumik Roy/Pinterest) While India celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi, most tourists wanting a glimpse of the festivities can choose Maharashtra or Karnataka. But there are other parts of India that offer […]

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Ganeshotsav: This year’s Bandra West mandal in Mumbai recreates the 52ft Pashupatinath temple

The Bandra West Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal in Mumbai, famous for recreating significant temples during the annual Ganesh festival, created a 52-foot replica of Kathmandu’s famous Pashupatinath temple this year. This Ganesh mandal is also known for its use of colored lights in various formations which attract huge crowds. Last year, organizers successfully created a replica […]

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Doddamallur Krishna Temple: Iconography, Architecture, Legends, History and Significance

festivals oi-Pundreeka Valli At a distance of about 60 km from Bangalore, about a mile from Channapatna, on the Mysore – Bangalore highway, one can spot the tall tower of this famous Aprameya Temple which invites you to experience its magical touch in your life. By traveling a few meters further, one can surely reach […]

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Rohtak: Temple Architecture Exhibition : The Tribune India

Rohtak: A five-day national workshop on “Artistic Interpretation of Hindu Temple Architecture”, organized by the Planning and Architecture Department of Pt Lakhmi State University of Performing and Visual Arts Chand, ended Friday. The closing ceremony took place in the presence of Vice-Chancellor Gajendra Chauhan. An exhibition presenting the works created during the workshop was also […]

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Who can resist a Greek column? Temple of Boom is coming to NGV Gardens

The Parthenon: the supreme symbol of Western society and a global architectural feat. For the 2022 NGV Architecture Commission, Adam Newman and Kelvin Tsang present an evocative reimagining of the Parthenon: Temple of Boom. As an annual series in the NGV Garden, the NGV Architecture Commission encourages Australian architects to create site-specific temporary architectural works. […]

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The Budhi Thakurani temple is getting a makeover

Berhampur: Maa Budhi Thakurani Temple, the presiding deity of Silk City, is about to be renovated, sources said on Tuesday. The issue was discussed during District Collector Dibya Jyoti Parida’s visit to the temple on Monday. The collector walked around the temple and talked to the priests about the facilities that need to be developed […]

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Enjoy a special day trip to a mountain temple, often referred to as a “roofless museum”

Seoul, South Korea and NEW YORK, August 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Templestay has begun allowing international visitors to experience Korea’s traditional culture. More than 6 million people have participated in the program over the past 20 years, of which more than 650,000 were non-Koreans. It should be noted that the nationalities of international participants totaled […]

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Smiles at Madurai Meenakshi Temple

By Shobha Rao Smilemaker 21st of August : After thirty-seven years, I found myself staring again in silence past the huge, colorful and beautifully carved north entrance tower of the Meenakshi Temple in Madurai. I imagined what skill it would have taken the artisans of antiquity to painstakingly carve the images that are still […]

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Janmashtami 2022: What you need to know about Bankey Bihari Temple in Vrindavan

One of the most popular temples in the country, the Bankey Bihari Temple, Vrindavan is located in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, devotees come here to worship the combined form of Radha and Krishna. The name of the temple is derived from Banke and Bihari. While Banke means bent, Bihari […]

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Janmashtami 2022 Live Stream from Krishna Janmasthan Temple Complex, Mathura: Get the live stream and enjoy the festive celebrations at Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple!

Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated on August 18-19 with great pomp and spectacle in Mathura. The birthplace of Lord Krishna was built in the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi temple of Mathura which is built around the birth cell where Bal Gopal was born to Devaki and Vasudeva. It is considered one of the holiest temples in […]

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Yellow, blue, colors like Pompeii at the Temple of Cupra – Lifestyle

(ANSA) – ROME, AUGUST 17 – (by Silvia Lambertucci) Walls with large square spaces, where the yellow of the base contrasted with the intense red and black of the central band, the colors interspersed with delicate decorations of flowers and candelabra , niches for the statues and perhaps even the very high ceiling illuminated with […]

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Sahasrarjun Temple (Rajarajeshwara): Architecture, Best Time to Visit, History and Meaning

festivals oi-Pundreeka Valli The holy city of Maheshwar during ancient times was called Mahishmati. The city is over several thousand years old and very rich in history and culture. There is a belief that the Mahishmati Sahasrarjun temple was the place of penance for the Devasuras, rishi munis and ascetics of today, the glory of […]

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Stambheshwar Mahadev Temple: Knowing the endangered temple in Kavi Kamboi

festivals oi-Pundreeka Valli Stambheshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a 150-year-old Shiva temple located in the city of Kavi Kamboi in the state of Gujarat. Located exactly between the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Cambay, at a distance of about 70 km from Vadodara, the temple continues its hide and […]

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President Nelson Rededicates Washington D.C. Temple

KENSINGTON, Md. — While strolling the grounds of the renovated Washington DC Temple, President Russell M. Nelson gazed at the iconic building and spoke of the “magnificence of the work being done” to beautify and renew the sacred site. “We are very grateful,” he said. “This temple will now stand for another generation or two.” […]

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Vastu for Pooja Hall or Temple: Here are some simple steps to follow and goodwill welcome

Life in ancient India revolved around a temple, as is still evident today in temple towns such as Hampi, Varanasi and Haridwar, which attract pilgrims, travelers and yoga enthusiasts from all over the world. . Many temple towns in India have turned into chaotic towns, but take a look into the smallest Hindu apartment and […]

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NGV 2022 Architecture Commission: Temple of the Boom

An evocative reimagining of the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens, by Adam Newman and Kelvin Tsang Temple of Boom is the NGV Architecture Commission for 2022 – an annual series that invites Australian architects to create a site-specific ephemeral work of architecture for the NGV Garden. “One of the most famous examples of classical […]

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Watch: Dubai’s new Hindu temple in Jebel Ali to begin QR code bookings ahead of October 5 launch

Dubai: The new Hindu temple due to open in Dubai’s Jebel Ali on October 5 will begin accepting QR code-based appointment bookings from visitors from September, temple officials told Gulf News . As previously announced, the new temple will open its doors to visitors for the Hindu festival Dussehra, said Raju Shroff, one of the […]

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ATLA’s Western Air Temple Is Stunningly Recreated In Unreal Engine 5

Using Unreal Engine 5, Avatar: The Last Airbender’s Western Air Temple gets a spectacular hyper-realistic reimagining in a video by artist Leo Torres. Avatar: The Last AirbenderThe Western Air Temple has been given a stunning recreation using Unreal Engine 5. Avatar: The Last Airbender is a hit anime series that ran from 2005 to 2008 […]

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Discovery of the first temple of Khnach Tol

Workers, led by a team of 15 archaeologists and conservationists from the National Sambo Prei Kuk Authority, have completed the excavation of the first demarcated group of the Khnach Tol temple complex in the ancient city of Isanborak, located in the province of Kampong Thom. The excavation unearthed a group of ruined temples buried in […]

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Archaeology, Fifth Dynasty Egyptian ‘Sun Temple’ Discovered – Egypt

(by Rodolfo Calò) (ANSAmed) – CAIROT, AUGUST 5 – One of the leaders of an ongoing Italian-Polish archaeological mission west of Cairo has provided new details to ANSA regarding the discovery of the remains of which is likely to be a fifth dynasty ‘sun temple’. The Polish Academy’s head of mission, Massimiliano Nuzzolo, reported in […]

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Triyuginarayan Temple: How to Get There, Visiting Time, History, Significance and Architecture ST- Triyuginarayan Temple: History and Architecture

festivals oi-Pundreeka Valli Built by Adi Shankaracharya, around the same time as Badrinath Temple, in a similar architectural style, in Himachal Pradesh, Triyuginarayan Temple, stands aloft as a witness to countless historical episodes that have swept the passage of time. Very popular late, as an ideal wedding destination, this temple is located in the Rudraprayag […]

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A Dream of Faith, Thailand’s White Temple—Wat Rong Khun – europeantimes.news

Thailand is home to the second largest population of Buddhists in the world, with some 64 million Buddhists and 41,000 temples. Buddhism arrived in Thailand as early as the 3rd century BCE during the reign of Ashoka. Theravada is the primary school of Buddhism in Thailand today and is traditionally conservative in doctrine and monastic […]

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Defying government orders, heritage temple under renovation: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Lalit Mohan Dharamsala, August 1 Despite the fact that the government has notified that no heritage building can be altered without permission from a DC, many heritage buildings are altered at the whim of local politicians. The recent renovation by government contractors of the Devi Kothi temple in Chamba district […]

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Large pre-Islamic temple discovered in Iran; Third largest fire temple that existed in ancient Persia

Tehran (Iran): About 200 fire temples have been discovered all over the world, but Savadkuh county temple in Iran is a special temple with a sense of ancient and rare Iranian “divine” architectural format. “We have probably discovered the third largest fire temple that existed in ancient Iran,” archaeologist MeysamLabbaf-Khaniki said, according to ILNA. “During […]

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8,000-year-old Neolithic temple discovered in Saudi port city

The port city of Al-Faw had acquired infamy due to its strategic position at the entrance to the Shatt al-Arab, leaving it vulnerable to attack during the many wars fought in the Middle East. Largely destroyed in the Iraq-Iran war, it was rebuilt in 1989 and received special attention from the Saudi government in an […]

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Over 15,000 people attend London’s Sri Murugan Temple Float Festival

A number of dignitaries, including Sir Stephen Timms, the East Ham parliament minister, and Thavathuray Jeyaranjan, the mayor of Redbridge, attended the event.Devotees take part in the annual Sri Murugan Float Festival in London, UK on July 24, 2022. (Photo: Sri Murugan Temple)By: Eastern Eye Staff London’s Sri Murugan Temple annual ‘Ther’ float festival was […]

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Golden roof of temple sanctuary found leak – Reuters

By Express press service SABARIMALA: The gold-plated roof of the sanctum sanctorum of the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple has been found leaking and the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) has decided tocarry out repair work immediately. Water was found seeping through the outer wall of the sanctum sanctorum on the left side of the entrance. Water […]

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Ramappa Temple Village Awaits Change

Govt. not yet taken steps to meet World Heritage Site criteria Govt. not yet taken steps to meet World Heritage Site criteria Recently, when Mulug district received one of the heaviest rains in recent memory, Ramappa temple in Palampet village remained dry. The temple which has survived earthquakes, floods and human depredations has not been […]

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Travel Destinations With Stunning Optical Illusions You Must Visit

Optical illusions in India: Scenic vistas, thrilling adventures, historical relics, refreshing backwaters, relaxing beaches and serene mountains, there is something for every mood in India. Travelers are always on the lookout to explore the diversity of beauty that the nation boasts. Amidst these bounties, there are some intriguing and mind-blowing illusions in India that you […]

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In pictures: a temple crossing the wonders of South Asia

In its 75th anniversary issue, art magazine Marg gives us a look at diverse and unique temples across South Asia to understand how these magnificent historic structures have shaped modern design sensibilities. (Courtesy of Robert E. Fisher) The 8th century Pandrethan temple in Kashmir. Kashmiri builders used large stones to create their temples, with elements […]

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Faith, ritual healing and exorcism: Rajasthan’s Mehandipur Balaji temple is shrouded in mystery

Mehandipur Balaji in Karauli district of Rajasthan is one of those places in India that is shrouded in inexplicable mysteries. The temple is highly revered among devotees of the Hindu deity Hanuman, and it is celebrated and prayed in its form of childhood at this temple. This is why the temple is also called Balaji […]

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Michigan professor studies Himalayan temple architecture – IndiaWest

NEW DELHI, (IANS) — Growing up in a boarding school in the foothills of the Himalayas, Nachiket Chanchani, an art historian and associate professor at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, learned a lot about world history but very little about the past variegation of the locality in which he lived, fueling a thirst […]

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Temple of Akshardham, heritage site and home of spiritualism

Delhi is home to many historical legacies, the temple of Akshardham is one of them. The largest Hindu temple complex in the world has been included in the Guinness Book of World Records. The word “Akshardham” literally means the divine abode of God, a place of devotion, purity and peace. The Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple is […]

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Here’s what happened at Tuesday’s board meeting – The Temple News

At their July meeting on Tuesday, Temple University’s board of trustees approved tuition increases and development-related projects. | SCREENSHOT / ZOOM The Temple University Board of Trustees approved a 3.6% budget cut, mandatory fee increase and tuition hike for the second straight year at their meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The university also imposed the 3.9% […]

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The Story of Senmut: The Man Behind the Stone Busts of Spokane’s Ancient Masonic Temple

The large open halls of the former Masonic Temple in Spokane are mostly empty except for occasional event bookings. But a former caretaker keeps a watchful eye on the historic Riverside Avenue neighborhood, nearly a decade after the Freemasons left the building. His name is Senmut. Originally built in 1905 on the banks of the […]

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Why is it an important Hindu pilgrimage, what are the other 11 jyotirlingas?

Narendra Modi will visit the famous Baba Baidyanath temple in Deoghar, one of the 12 jyotirlingas. It is believed that Lord Shiva appeared as a physician (vaidya) to heal the demon king Ravana of his wounds after he sacrificed ten heads to the Hindu god. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated a number of […]

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An ancient temple in Kerala becomes wheelchair accessible

At a time when most temples are inaccessible to people with disabilities, an ancient temple in Kozhikode, Kerala has set an example by becoming disabled friendly. Wheelchair users can now enter the famous Tali Maha Siva temple in Kozhikode. Only a few temples in the state, such as the famous Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple, now […]

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More horror, stone slabs of Konark temple to be adorned with carvings – The New Indian Express

Express press service BHUBANESWAR: The Konark Sun Temple, Odisha’s only World Heritage Site, is about to undergo a major facelift. The plain and bland stone slabs that had become an integral part of the temple structure due to ASI’s conservation work to protect the monument from crumbling will soon be a thing of the past […]

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Stone slabs of famous Konark temple to be adorned with carvings – The New Indian Express

BHUBANESWAR: Konark Sun Temple, Odisha’s only World Heritage Site, is about to get a makeover. The plain and bland stone slabs that had become an integral part of the temple structure due to ASI’s conservation work to protect the monument from crumbling will soon be a thing of the past as they are also adorned […]

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Attempts to Promote Historic Janaki Temple Underway « Khabarhub

Attempts to promote historic Janaki Temple underway Ramjanaki Temple, Janakpur. (File photo) JANAKPURDHAM: Chairman of the Madhesi Commission, Bijay Kumar Dutta, has assured that efforts will be made to conserve the historic Ramjanaki Temple, based in Janakpur. In his address to a program titled “The Current Situation of Janaki Temple” organized by the Hindu Council […]

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Payal Rohatgi and Sangram Singh visit an 850-year-old temple in Agra to seek blessings; Share liked photos

Latest Web Series oi-Nagarathna A | Updated: Friday, July 8, 2022, 6:52 PM [IST] Lock Celebrity Payal Rohatgi and Sangram Singh, who have been together for 12 years, are all set to wed on July 9 in Agra. The pre-wedding ceremonies are taking place and recently, Payal shared some photos and videos from her mehendi […]

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The temple restorer exercises a family profession

Coming from a family that restores ancient Khmer temples, Ek Eam uses the same craft skills as his grandfather and father, making him the third generation of artisans in the family. Despite a meager salary, he pours his pride and passion into the work. Now 62, Eam was born in Kork Beng village of Kokchak […]

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Welcome to IANS Live – Latest News

Photo credit: IANS IANSLive New Delhi, July 1: India has several free-standing ancient temples as well as vast complexes housing many of these places of worship. Among these, the Bateshwar temple complex of Madhya Pradesh located in Morena district stands out as it has more than 200 temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Goddess […]

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How the Glory of MP’s Bateshwar Temple Complex Was Restored by ASI in Dacoit Infested Morena

S.Ravi New Delhi, July 2 (IANS): India has several ancient temples which are self-contained as well as vast complexes housing several of these places of worship. Among these, the Bateshwar temple complex of Madhya Pradesh located in Morena district stands out as it has more than 200 temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and […]

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Mysterious Passageways in a Pre-Columbian Temple May Have Been Used as Psychedelic Ritual Chambers

It is believed that the passages of the Chavín de Huántar temple were sealed around 3,000 years ago. Image credit: Mark Green/Shutterstock.com A network of eerie chambers and passageways built in an enigmatic temple complex in the Peruvian Andes may have been used for ritual practices involving psychedelic plants, researchers say. The mysterious structures were […]

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Archaeologists discover ‘great’ Sasanian fire temple in northeast Iran

TEHRAN — Archaeologists have unearthed the ruins of what they believe was one of Iran’s largest fire temples from the Sasanian era. “We have probably discovered the third largest fire temple that existed in ancient Iran,” archaeologist Meysam Labbaf-Khaniki said on Wednesday, quoted by ILNA. Labfaf-Khaniki is leading the fifth season of an aerological survey, […]

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Kamakhya Temple reopens: Hundreds of devotees gather after conclusion of Ambubachi Mela

Image source: TWITTER/@SUMITSARASWATSP Kamakhya Temple The doors of the Kamakhya Devi temple reopen to welcome hundreds of devotees to worship the deity. The temple is dedicated to Maa Kamakhya. The sacred shrine of the temple houses the Yoni of Goddess Sati and is considered one of the most respected Shakti Peetha sites. It is a […]

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The Impressive Temple of Greatness – The New Indian Express

Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple stands proudly in the state capital as an impressive structure of grandeur. Devotees regard visiting the mansion itself as a blessing while the mysteries associated with the temple make you curious every time you read about it. The richest temple in the world has Ananthapadmanabha (Lord […]

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A summertime glimpse of an underwater temple

Summers in the backwaters of Hidkal Dam in the backwaters of Belagavi district can hold many surprises. As the waters recede, the Temple of Vitthal emerges after being underwater for a year. This year, the delayed monsoons have allowed visitors and villagers to keep the temple in view longer. In 1977, when the construction of […]

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Puri Jagannath Temple Redevelopment Project: Field Report | Pictures

More than two weeks after the Supreme Court rejected petitions filed against the Odisha government’s Jagannath Temple redevelopment project, India Today visited the site on Monday. The Rs 800 crore project called the Shree Mandira Parikrama project will create an unobstructed corridor of 75 meters around the Meghanada Pacheri which is the outer wall of […]

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It’s Exploding Part 8: N Temple’s ‘Catalytic’ Mixed-Income Project Prepares to Exit Rocky Mountain Power’s Dead Zone

On the middle stretch of the North Temple Transit Corridor, dead space rules at street level. The Utah State Fairpark’s narrow sidewalk, brick walls and empty lots for seasonal parking are only surpassed by the more than 660 yards – yes, that’s six football fields – of the building’s long facade of Rocky Mountain Power […]

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LDS Church begins construction of new temple in Yorba Linda, only 9th in California – Orange County Register

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrated a new beginning this weekend in Yorba Linda. The church dedicated a new temple on Saturday, which will be its ninth in California and the second in Orange County. The temple will serve the LDS community within an 18-square-mile radius, providing space for “the most sacred […]

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Ramappa Temple: a 13th-century architectural marvel with floating bricks

Floating Brick Temple: Indian heritage sites exude the aura of the rich history that the subcontinent boasts. The intricate architecture, engineering of centuries-old monuments, and the colorful culture and traditions of each state testify to the fact that India is a cradle of diversity and heritage. If we are talking about the temple in India, […]

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8 Reasons You’ll Love Dublin’s Historic Temple Bar District

Getting to know a city the size of Dublin can be difficult. Exploring culture, history and meeting locals for a bit of “trad” and Guinness can be a fog of rushing from place to place while spending more time in buses and taxis than discover Dublin. My suggestion? Whether you have a day or a […]

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War heroes, freedom fighters, Sikh activists: all share the space of the Golden Temple museum

From Sikh activists to war heroes and freedom fighters, all share space on the walls of the Central Sikh Museum in the Golden Temple here, which for more than six decades has been a major attraction for devotees and lover of Sikh history. Created in 1958, it is installed on the first floor of the […]

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Boardwalk / Temple House, Petchabun Thailand

Boardwalk / House, Petchabun Temple, Thailand Building Development, Architecture, Architect Design Photos June 16, 2022 Design: EKAR Architects Location: 400 Mo. 8, Tambol Na Chalieng, Aumphoe Nhongpai, Petchabun, Thailand Photos: Ekahap Duangkaew Boardwalk / Temple House, Thailand One of the important practices that monks should do every day is walking meditation. The purpose of walking […]