Temple

A temple (from the Latin word templum) is a structure reserved for religious or spiritual rituals and activities such as prayer and sacrifice. It is typically used for such buildings belonging to all faiths where a more specific term such as church, mosque or synagogue is not generally used in English. These include Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism among religions with many modern followers, as well as other ancient religions such as Ancient Egyptian religion.

Kurinji Andavar Temple, Kodaikanal – go for the absolutely fantastic views

Kurinji Andavar Temple is one of Kodaikanal’s most revered places of worship. The colorful temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga. Its located at a distance of around 3 km from the Kodaikanal Lake, around 5kms from Kodaikanal Bus stand. In Tamil language, the word Kurinji means ‘hill region’ and Andavar means ‘God’. Thus the name …

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Thirunavaya Navamukunda Temple – one of the most sacred places for conducting rituals for the dead

Thirunavaya Navamukunda Temple is located in Malappuram district, Kerala State, South India on the banks of the Bharathapuzha (river). The main diety here is Nava Mukunda (Lord Vishnu in the form of Navamukunda Perumal), Subdieties include Aadi Ganesha, Sree Mahalakshmi, Swami Ayyappan. The temple, hundreds of years old is built in Kerala Architecture style. Its …

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Kurumalikkavu Bhagavathy Temple, Pudukad

Kurumalikkavu Bhagavathy Temple (കുറുമാലിക്കാവ് ഭഗവതി ക്ഷേത്രം) is located on the banks of Kurumali river in Pudukad (or Puthukkad), Thrissur district, Kerala State, South India. Its around 17km from Thrissur town – can be reached via Kuttenellur or Ollur. The temple is a few hundred meters away from the Pudukkad trafic junction. The nearest railway station …

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