Temples to visit in India – Spiritual Side of India

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India is a highly spiritual destination that is etched with strong culture and values which has surpassed the toils of time. To really feel the depth of this spirituality, explore these temples.

Shore Temple Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu

The Shore Temple is historic and was constructed all the way back in 800 CE. A well preserved architectural masterpiece of its time, the Shore Temple has been named as such due to its location on the Bay of Bengal. If you are heading to India on a pilgrimage book your stay in one of the 5 star hotels in Chennai the likes of Turyaa Chennai prior to your visit.

Shore Temple | Img by: Bernard Gagnon via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0

Sri Sharadamba Temple, Sringeri, Karnataka

A temple dedicated to the highly venerated Goddess Saraswati, the Sri Shradamba is yet another ancient masterpiece. It is beautiful this temple and merely setting eyes on this place takes you on a journey back time.

Chamundeshwari Temple, Mysore, Karnataka

Located on the very top of the Chamundi Hills the temple is about 13 kilometres from the palace city of Mysore which is situated in the state of Karnataka in India. The temple was named after Chamundeshwari or Durga which is the fierce version of Shakti.

Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai

This historic temple located in the Southern most city of India is definitely a structure that would fascinate you. An architectural spectacle both in and out, the temple emanates a sense of serenity and has been known to have a captivating effect on all those who walk through its doors.

 

 

Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting. Google+

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