Padmanabhaswam Swami Temple Door History Mythology Travel 

What is the mystery of Padmanabhaswamy Temple vault?

Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The temple is built in an intricate fusion of the indigenous Kerala style and the Tamil style. The Moolasthanam of the temple is the Ananthapuram Temple in Kumbala in Kasargod District. The temple is a replica of the Adikesava Perumal temple located in Thiruvattar, Kanyakumari District to some extent. The principal deity Lord Vishnu is enshrined in the “Anantha Shayanam” posture, the eternal yogic sleep on the serpent Adisheshan. Sree Padmanabhaswamy is the guardian deity of the royal family of Travancore. The…

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Differences between Ramayana and RamCharitManas Mythology 

11 Differences between Ramayana and RamCharitManas you must know

Ramayana and RamCharitManas are great Indian Epics which tell us the Journey of Rama, Lord Vishnu’s incarnate on Earth. However, there are many differences between Ramayana and RamCharitManas. We are looking at some the important differences. 1. Ramayana was written by sage Valmiki in Treta Yuga in the Sanskrit language.  Sage Valmiki was a contemporary of Lord Ram. RamCharitManas was written by great Awadhi poet Goswami Tulsidas in Kaliyuga in Awadhi language. Tulsidas lived in the 15th century AD (1511-1623). 2. The word Ramayana is made of two words –…

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Lepakshi Temple Mythology Travel 

What is the mystery behind the hanging pillar of Lepakshi temple?

Lepakshi is a culturally, historically and archaeologically significant village in Andhra Pradesh. The village in the Anantapur District is the location of various shrines dedicated to  Lord Shiva, Vishnu, and Veerabhadra which were built during the king Vijayanagara’s period (1336–1646). Lepakshi is one the best places to visit from Bangalore city. It is located approximately 120 km north of Bangalore. Let’s know what is the mystery behind the hanging pillars of Lepakshi temple? The village is also regarded as the place where Jatayu fell down after being injured by Ravana. Jatayu…

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Mountain Lord Hanuman airliftedLord Hanuman airlifted History Mythology 

What happened to the mountain Lord Hanuman airlifted to Srilanka?  

Lord Rama along with his vanara army was fighting the battle with Ravana. In the battle, Meghanada, son of Ravana hurled a deadly weapon at Lakshmana and he fainted and fell down on the ground. Lakshmana was severely injured and about to die, he could only be cured with Sanjeevani booti which is found in mount Dronagiri (Mahodaya) in the Himalayas. Sanjeevani is a magical herb which has the power to cure serious nervous system problems.  It was believed that Sanjeevani herb could be used to prepare various medicines and these…

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visa temples Mythology Travel Trending 

Facing visa problems? Visit these visa temples

Many of us want to go abroad for travel, business or study. However, getting a visa for the country you want to visit is not easy. It has become more difficult to get USA visa after Donald Trump became president. On top of that, some visa process requires lottery selection and it completely depends on your luck whether your visa will be approved? We always turn to God for help in case of any problems. Did you know there are temples which are known for granting visa? These visa temples…

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Rats in Karni Mata Temple Bikaner History Mythology Travel 

Why rats are worshipped in Karni Mata Temple

Karni Mata Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Karni Mata. The Temple is located at Deshnoke, Rajasthan. You can reach the temple from Bikaner, it is approximately 30 KM from Bikaner. The Rats are worshipped here and hence it is also known as the Temple of Rats. Karni Mata was a Hindu warrior sage who is supposed to live more than 150 years. She was born in October 1387 and she is said to be disappeared in March 1538. Her death could not be confirmed. She was also referred…

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Jatayu Nature Park Mythology Travel 

Jatayu Nature Park: An Attraction Of Kerala Tourism

The Jatayu Nature Park or Jatayu National Park is the famous attraction of Kerala tourism. It is located at Chadayamangalam village. Jatayu Nature Nark is about 38 kilometers away from Kollam district of Kerala and 46 kilometers far from the Thiruvananthapuram. The park is located where the Jatayu believed to have fallen after struck down by Ravana. Jatayu Nature park is created at the same to promote mythology, wellness, and adventure tourism. The main attraction of Kerala tourism “Jatayu Nature Park “ is famous with the place name,  Jatayumangal. A…

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cursed river of India Mythology 

THE KARMANASA RIVER – A CURSED RIVER OF INDIA

Yes, you heard it right. This river can wash away your good deeds and does exactly opposite to holy river Ganges which is believed to wash away your sins. The Karmanasa River does exactly what its name suggests.  The word Karmanasa is made up of two words Karma and Nasa (destroy) which means to destroy the Karma or religious merits. There are a lot of myths about this cursed river of India and people are affected by it. People living on the banks of this river avoid cooking food because…

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oldest Lord Brahma temple Mythology 

The oldest Brahma temple – Why Lord Brahma is not worshipped like Shiva and Vishnu ?

Pushkar is a holy town in the Ajmer district in Rajasthan which is famous for the oldest Lord Brahma temple. You can reach here from Ajmer which is situated at a distance of 10 km. The nearest airport is at Jaipur which is situated at distance of 150 kilometers. Pushkar is a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Sikhs. The city has many temples. Most of the temples and ghats in Pushkar are from the 18th century and later. Many temples were destroyed during Muslim invasions in the area and…

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Five Shiva Temples - Pancha Bhoota Stalam Mythology Nation 

Pancha Bhoota Stalam: Five Shiva temples dedicated to 5 elements, 3 temples in straight line

Pancha Bhoota Sthalam refers to the five Shiva temples dedicated to Shiva, each representing the manifestation of the five prime elements of nature- earth, water, air, sky, fire. Pancha indicates Five, Bhoota means elements and Sthalam means place. All these temples are in South India with four of these temples in Tamilnadu and one in present-day Andhra Pradesh. The five elements are believed to be preserved in the five lingams and each shiva lingam has a distinct name based on the elements they represent. 1. Sky – Chidambaram Temple –…

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