Bramheswara Temple at bhubaneshwar is a tribute to the mature Oriyan school of architecture, this beautiful temple houses a living deity, which is indicated by the saffron pennant flying from the top of the sanctuary. The deul and the jagmohana (the porch) are exquisitely carved and for the first Read More
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Hanseswari Temple at Bansberia near Kolkata (Calcutta) in West Bengal .The main deity is the blue neem-wood idol of the four-armed goddess Hanseswari, a manifestation of Goddess Kali.The temple is 21 m high and has 13 towers. The peak of each tower is shaped as a lotus flower.
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Jagannath Temple puri is one of the most renowned as well as the biggest temples of Orissa. Established in the 12th century, the temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath (Lord Krishna), Lord of the Universe. The credit for laying the foundation of the Jagannath temple of Puri goes to Raja Anan Read More
Jain temple Purulia has a number of Jain images, some of which are clearly those of the Jain Tirthankaras. An inscription on a stone fixed to a pillar found at this village was removed decades back and was fixed by the roadside within the court compound at Purulia.
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Kalighat Kali Temple in Kolkatta is regarded as the holiest peeth or pith of the 52 Shakti Peethams of India, where the various parts of Sati's body are said to have fallen, in the course of Shiva's Rudra Tandava. Kalighat represents the site where the toes of the right foot of Shakti or Sati fel Read More
Kamakhya Temple, which is situated at the top of the Nilachal Hill at about 800 feet above the sea level. Apart from the main devi temple, it also comprises of some other major temples of devi Kali, Tara, Bagala, Chinnamasta, Bhuvanesvari, Bhairavi and Dhumavati.
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Kapil Muni Temple is situated at Sagar Island in West Bengal. It is believed that the deity was installed in 1437 by Swami Ramanand. The current structure is a recent one and it has a stone block, considered to be the representation of Sage Kapil. The idol of the saint holds a small pot of water Read More
Konark Sun Temple dedicated to sun god is situated on the shores of Puri, Orissa. Konark Sun temple was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984 .The magnificent Sun Temple at Konark is the culmination of Orissan temple architecture, and one of the most stunning monuments of religious architecture Read More
The Lalji temple Bishnupur, dedicated to Sri Radhika and Sri Krishna , which stands on a high point, is of the Bengali style of architecture. In its verandah is preserved a stone slab (lying loose) with an inscription in Bengali characters, dated 1577 Saka (,1655 Read More
Lingaraj temple in bhubaneshwar is one of the most popular temples of Orissa. Lingaraj temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, also known as ‘Lingaraj' or harihara. This magnificent temple is a testimony to Indian architecture at its most mature and fully developed state. The Lingaraja temple ov Read More