.Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic temple located on the southern bank of Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai. It is dedicated to Parvati, known as Meenakshi, and her consort Shiva, here named Sundareswarar. The temple forms the heart and lifeline of the 2,500 year old city and is a significant symbol for the Tamil people.
2016 Vacation: India / Tamil Nadu / Mahabalipuarm: Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram – UNESCO World Heritage SitePosted by Jyoti Srivastava
Group of monuments at Mahabalipuram - UNESCO World Heritage site.
The site was inscribed inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1984.The monument complex on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, in Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located near Chennai. With approximately 40 sanctuaries, including the largest open-air rock relief in the world....
2016 Vacation: India / Tamil Nadu / Kanchipuram – Kanchi Kailasanathar TemplePosted by Jyoti Srivastava
Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple.
It is a Hindu Temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva.
Located in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India.
The Kanchi Kailasanathar temple is the oldest structure in Kanchipuram, and is known for its historical importance. The temple was built from 685-705 AD by a Rajasimha ruler of the Pallava Dynasty.
The temple is one of the most...
2016 Vacation: India / Tamil Nadu / Rameshwaram Island – Ramanathaswamy TemplePosted by Jyoti Srivastava
Ramanathaswamy Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to the god Shiva.
Rameshwaram Temple or Ramanathaswamy Temple is located on the Rameshwaram Island in Tamil Nadu.
Till the 10th century the Rameswaram temple was in the form of a small thatched shed, which was maintained under the governance of a saint. The temple and its structural constructions as...
2016 Vacation: India / Tamil Nadu / Thanjavur: The Great Living Chola Temples – UNESCO World Heritage SitePosted by Jyoti Srivastava
The Great Living Chola Temples - UNESCO World Heritage Site
The site was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1987.The Chola Dynasty, one of the longest ruling dynasties that ruled south India [9th to 13 century], is remembered for building temples with remarkable architecture among other things. Out of the many temples built during their rule, three of them stand out and today...
Lord Shiva, the Natraj, performing Anand Tandava. .Shiva is also known as Nataraj, the “Lord of the Dance” [Sanskrit: Nata = dance, and Raja = king]. This image shows Shiva, the Nataraja, performing Anand Tandava [Dance of Bliss]. However the image is popularly known as "Shiva Nataraja". Shiva Nataraja is an enchanting image, and can be...
2016 Vacation: India / Delhi / Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque in Qutb Complex – Earliest Extant Mosque in IndiaPosted by Jyoti Srivastava
Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque in Qutb Complex
Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque is the earliest extant mosque in India.
It was erected by Qutbuddin Aibak.
Qutb Minar and its Monuments – UNESCO World Heritage SiteThe Qutb Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1993. The Qutb Complex is an array of monuments and buildings at Mehrauli...
Lotus Temple is a Bahai House of Worship in New Delhi, India.
Completed in 1986
Designed by Iranian-Canadian architect Fariburz Sahba.
The structural design was undertaken by the UK firm Flint and Neil.
The construction company was ECC Construction Group of Larsen & Toubro Limited.
Location: Bahapur, Kalkaji, Delhi, 110 019.
Takht Sri Patna Sahib Gurdwara, Patna.Takht Sri Patna Sahib is a Gurdwara in the neighborhood of Patna Sahib, India. It was built in remembrance of the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs. It was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839), the first Maharaja of the Sikh Empire, who also built many other Gurdwara's in India...
Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Painting
Temporary Exhibition: Sep 12, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016.
The Art Institute of Chicago: Regenstein Hall
Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings is the first major U.S. exhibition to explore the unique visual culture of the Pushtimarg, a Hindu denomination from Western India. The exhibition brings together over 100...
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