Sri Kanagadurga temple Vijaywada

This temple is admist of the busy Vijaywada town on the banks of river Krishna . The temple of Kanaka Durga the Goddess of power, riches and benevolence and the presiding deity of Vijayawada, is swarmed by lakhs of pilgrims for worship during the “Navarathri” festival which is celebrated with Religious fervour, pomp and festivity.Continue reading “Sri Kanagadurga temple Vijaywada”

Sri Vyagara Narasimha swamy temple Agripalli

This is a Hill temple and a cluster of 3 temples . Sri Vyagara Narasimha Swamy temple at the foot of the hill . Sri Shobanachala Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at the Hill and Sri Achanteswara Swamy (Lord Shiva) temple at even more top of it . Sri Vyagara Lakshmi Narasimhar Swamy is in Agripalli.Continue reading “Sri Vyagara Narasimha swamy temple Agripalli”

Sri Narasimhar temple Vadapalli

This is one of the Pancha Narasimhar kshetram in Andrapradesh. (Vedadri, Vadapalli, Mattapalli, Mangalagiri, Ketavaram) The Vadapally Lakshmi Narasimhar temple is situated in Nalgonda district near the town of Miryalaguda, at the confluence of the River Krishna and Musi River. These two rivers very unusually come together in the shape of an “L”. There are Puranic references to the history of LordContinue reading “Sri Narasimhar temple Vadapalli”

Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar temple Matapalli

Posted inPancha Narasimhar sthethram AP It is located in Mattapalli or Mattapalli village in the Nalgonda district and is 25 km from the Huzurnagar Taluk on the banks of River Krishna . It is regarded as one of the Pancha Narasimha Kshetras. The temple houses the triple deities of Sri Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimha Swami, SriContinue reading “Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar temple Matapalli”

Sri Narasimhar temple

This Temple is located on the banks of River Krishna at VEDADRI village in Krishna district of AP and at a distance of 80 km from Vijayawada and 10 Kms from Chillakallu on Vijayawada-Hyderabad National Highway. The nearest town is Jaggaiahpet at 12km. This is one among the Pancha Narasimhar sthethram near Vijaywada. The LordContinue reading “Sri Narasimhar temple”

Sri Panagala Narasimhar Mangalagiri

Mangalagiri is a town in Guntur district situated between the twin cities of Vijayawada and Guntur of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.  Mangalagiri is a temple of Lord Vishnu in Narasimhar form. Mangalagiri (mangala means auspicious , giri means hill ) , as Lord Narasimha near Vijayawada . As legend says after killing Demon King Hiranya Kasipu , LordContinue reading “Sri Panagala Narasimhar Mangalagiri”

Brahmaputra Pushkar

After a day in Shillong we reached Guwahati saw Purva Thirupathi Balaji temple and Bhimashankar jyothirlingam and stayed at Hotel Prag Continental. The next day early morning we took auto and went to near by Jaganath temple and took a holy dip in the Brahmaputra flowing at the backside of this temple there are stepsContinue reading “Brahmaputra Pushkar”

Kamakya temple Guwahati

This temple is in Guwahati is one of the Shakthi Peedams. This temple is about 20 kms from Guwahati airport. Kamakya is also known as the bleeding Goddess of Assam .This temple is on a hillock named Nilachal of 562 feet high . Kamakhya Devi MantraKamakhy Varade Devi Nilparvatvasini,Twam Devi Jagatam Mataryonimudre Namostute | TheContinue reading “Kamakya temple Guwahati”

Mangaladevi temple

From Udipi Krishna temple we reached Mangalore Mangaladevi temple it was almost closing time of the temple . Mangalore was named as Mangalapuram after the local Hindu deity Mangaladevi, the presiding deity of the Mangaladevi Temple. It was modified to Mangalore by the British. But somehow the keralites have retained the old name. Puram means ‘area ofContinue reading “Mangaladevi temple”

Udipi Krishna temple

From Anegudde Vinayagar temple Kumbakshi we reached this temple by 5pm . Udipi Sri Krishna temple is one of the must visit temples to Lord Krishnas devotees. I had the divine dharshan of Lord Krishna during my Mangalore spiritual tour. Udipi is 60 kms from Mangalore. In this temple Lord Krishna is seen with a churner inContinue reading “Udipi Krishna temple”

Vinayagar temple Anegudde

Anegudde Sri Vinayaka Temple, Kumbashi is in Kundapur taluk, Udupi District, Karnataka. From Gokarna Mahabaleshwar temple we reached this temple by 3 pm as there was a special pooja being performed the temple was opened. Kumbashi is a small village situated in kundapur (32 km from Udupi). As per the legend when there was a drought inContinue reading “Vinayagar temple Anegudde”

Sri Mahabaleshwar temple Gokarna

On the third day of our Mangalore trip being in RNS residency near by Murudeeswara temple , we once again had the dharshan of the Lord Shiva and after breakfast we started to Gokarna  Brahma Muraari Surarchita LingamNirmala Bhaashita Sobhitha LingamJanmaja Dhukha Vinaasaha LingamTatpranamaami Sadaashiva Lingam A verse from linghastakam. Meaning: I bow before thatContinue reading “Sri Mahabaleshwar temple Gokarna”

Sri Murudeeswara temple

Located in Karnataka, this magnificent shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Murudeshwar temple is located in Kanduka hill which is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on 3 sides.  This temple boasts of the second highest statue of Lord Shiva in the world, and the sheer magnanimity of the statue will fill you with aContinue reading “Sri Murudeeswara temple”

Kollur Mookambigai temple

After having dharshan at Hosanadu Annapurneswari went to Kollur Mookambika Temple – source of all powers . Shri Mookambika is one of the most legendary shrines for Hindus in India. It is the only temple that is dedicated to Goddess Parvathi in the form of Mookambiga (as she slayed down demon Mookasura) and is believed to beContinue reading “Kollur Mookambigai temple”

Annapoorni temple Hosanadu

The second day of our Mangalore spiritual tour we first visited , Kateel Sri Durga Parameshwari temple then it was a 45 minutes travel to Hosanadu Annapurneshwari temple which is near to mudbidre, around 6km from mudbidre. In this temple a main Pooja @12pm is being performed everyday after that prasada will be served to all devoteesContinue reading “Annapoorni temple Hosanadu”

Sri Durga Parameshwari temple Kateel

Sri Durga Parameshwari temple Kateel .The temple is around 25Km away from Mangalore . You can visit Nellithirtha and this temple together. This temple does not close from morning to evening. You can still have the dharshan of the Goddess Durga Parameshwari in the afternoon. We had visited this temple during my mangalore spiritual trip.TheContinue reading “Sri Durga Parameshwari temple Kateel”

Kadri Manjunath temple

This temple is located in the heart of Mangalore. This is one of the ancient temples . From Kukke Subramanya after having lunch we reached this temple by 5 pm . It is said that Parashurama who was living in Sahyadri, killed the kshathriyas who were cruel and donated the lands to Kashyapa. He prayed to LordContinue reading “Kadri Manjunath temple”

Kukke Subramanya

From Dharmasthala we went to Kukke Subramanya. The distance was about 45 km and it took 2 hours for us to reach . In this temple Kartikeya is worshipped as Subramanya , lord of all serpents. The epics relate that the divine serpent Vasuki and other serpents found refuge under Subramanya when threatened by the Garuda. Kukke Subrahmanya, one among the sevenContinue reading “Kukke Subramanya”

Nageshwarar Jyothirlingam

Nageshwar was believed to be known as ‘Darukavana’, which is an ancient epic name of a forest in India. Below is a well-known legends attached to this mystical temple . Located on the route between Dwarka city and Beyt Dwarka Island on the coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat is this important Lord Shiva Temple. ItContinue reading “Nageshwarar Jyothirlingam”

Temple maintained by Brahmakumaris near Balka Theerth

Next to Balka theerth in Dwaraka was a temple maintained by Brahmakumaris . The temple itself was in the shape of a huge linga and we were waiting for others to come , our bus driver asked us to have a visit of that temple . So we entered the temple. In the entrance aContinue reading “Temple maintained by Brahmakumaris near Balka Theerth”

Vinayagar Chathurthi at our home

Vakratunda Mahakaya Surya Koti Sama PrabhaNirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva Karyesu Sarvada. O Lord with Curved Trunk, One with huge body, one with the radiance of Crore SunsPlease make all my actions Free from troubles ShuklaAmbara Dharam Vishnum Shashi Varnam Chatur BhujamPrasanna Vadanam Dhyaayet Sarva Vighnopashaantaye (Vighna Upashaantaye) O Lord, who is wearing White coloredContinue reading “Vinayagar Chathurthi at our home”

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