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Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple

Trimbakeshwar is a famous temple located in the town of Trimbak in the Nashik district in Maharashtra. This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve famous “Jyotirlingas”. This temple was built by Peshwa Balaji  Baji Rao a.k.a....
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Char Dham, and the four Pilgrimage sites

"Four abodes" is the literal English translation of the word Char Dham, which basically is a religious circuit that comprises of four most revered pilgrimage sites in India. Now, as per Hinduism visiting all the four sacred spots enables an...
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8 Most Visited Pilgrimage Sites In India

India is renowned for being a land of spirituality and a variety of religions, and therefore it is also very popular for possessing a number of sites that are religiously significant. Now, there are thousands of pilgrimage sites available in the...
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7 Pilgrimage Sites in India worth visiting during summer

India is renowned for being a land surrounded by "spirituality and mysticism", and so it is not surprising that there exists a number of pilgrimage sites in country worth visiting. These spots include a mixture of Hindu temples, Jain temples,...
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Tarapith Temple

Located in state of West Bengal is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Goddess Ma Tara called “Tarapith Temple”. This “Tantric” temple is situated in a small town called Tarapith in the Birbhum district. This temple has been constructed using red bricks and...
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Kalighat Temple

A renowned temple dedicated to Goddess Kali known as “Kalighat Kali Temple” is located in the city of Kolkata in West Bengal. Historically, speaking there exist a number of references to this temple that can be found in 15th century texts. The...
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Iskcon Temple Mayapur

Situated in West Bengal in a small town called Mayapur is the headquarters of the renowned ISCKON Temple (International Society for Krishna Consciousness). This famous Hindu organization also known as the “Hare Krishna Movement” is located in the...
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Hangseshwari Temple

A Hindu shrine devoted to an avatar of Maa Kali is located in the state of West Bengal and is known as Hangeshwari Temple. This “Kali Mata” temple is situated in the Hooghly district in a town called Banshberia. This temple has essentially been...
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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Located on the banks (eastern) of the renowned River Hooghly in West Bengal is the famous Dakshineswar Kali Temple. This “Kali Mata” devoted temple is situated in the “City of Joy” i.e. Kolkata in the North 24 Parganas district. In addition, the...
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Belur Math

Established by Swami Vivekanand is a Hindu monastery known as “Belur Matha”. This monastery renowned for fusing architectural motifs belonging to “Hinduism, Christianity and Islam” is situated in a town called Belur in the Howrah district. This matha...
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Adyapeath Temple

Dedicated to “Adya Ma” an incarnation of Kali Mata is a Hindu shrine in West Bengal known as the Adyapith Temple. This “avatar” of Maa Kali is located in a town called Dakshineshwar in the North 24 Parganas district. In addition, to the Maa Kali idol...
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Taraknath Temple

Constructed in 1729 in the state of West Bengal is a Hindu shrine devoted to Lord Shiva known as the Taraknath Temple. This temple renowned for its typical “Bengali Architecture” is situated in a town called Tarakeshwar in the Hooghly district....
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Rudranath Temple

“A temple made from natural rock and surrounded by rhododendron plants” is the best way to describe the Rudranath Temple located in Uttarakhand. This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is situated in the Garhwal district at an altitude of 3,600 meters...
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Mahasu Devta Temple

Located on the eastern banks of the River Tons in Uttarakhand is an old Hindu temple called “Mahasu Devta”. This temple devoted to Lord Mahasu is situated in a village called “Hanol” in the Dehradun district. Initially this ancient temple was...
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Surkanda Devi Temple

Located at an elevation of 9976 feet above sea level is a sacred temple in Uttarakand known as Surkanda Devi. This “Devi” temple is situated in the Tehri Garhwal district at a distance of 8 km from Dhanaulti and 22 km from Chamba. It also surrounded...
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Hariyali Devi Temple

In a village called Jasoli in Uttarakhand lies a popular temple dedicated to a “Devi” called Maa Hariyali Devi. This Hindu shrine is located in the Rudraprayag district. The “Devi” worshiped at this temple is known as “Maa Hariyali” and is also...
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Triyuginarayan Temple

Also referred to as “Akhand Dhuni Temple” is a Hindu shrine located in Uttarakhand known as Triyuginarayan. This Lord Vishnu devoted temple is situated in a village called Triyuginarayan in the Rudraprayag district. Apparently, the site on which this...
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Tungnath Temple

Elevated at an extreme altitude of 3,680 meters above sea level is a temple in Uttarakhand known as Tunganath which means “Lord of the peaks”. This sacred temple is located in the Rudraprayag district. It is also surrounded by beautiful mountain...
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Mathiyana Devi Mandir

Renowned for being “one among 55 Shakti Peetha Temples” is a Hindu shrine in Uttarakhand known as Mathiyana Devi Mandir.  This “Devi” mandir is located in the Rudraprayag district in close proximity to a village called Silgoan. According to Hindu...
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Koteshwar Mahadev Temple

Yet another popular Lord Shiva temple called “Koteshwar Mahadev” is located in Uttarakhand. This temple is situated in the Rudraprayag district on the banks of the Alaknanda River. Furthermore, a popular folklore also states that it was at the site...
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