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A trip to Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort.

A trip to Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort.

A trip to Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort. The Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort is a historic fort and temple complex built on an ancient rock. It is located in the city of Tiruchirapalli, which is in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is constructed on a 273-foot high rock.There are two Hindu temples inside the Rockfort, the Uchchi Pillaiyar Koil and the ...

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A trip to Amarnath temple.

A trip to Amarnath temple.

A trip to Amarnath temple. Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is dedicated to  Lord Shiva. The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m (12,756 ft) which is about 141 km from Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir and it could be reached through Pahalgam town. The shrine forms an ...

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Jain Prayers

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Jain Prayers Jain use the following eight items to perform puja of a Tirthankara in the temple. Symbolically each item represents a specific religious virtue and one should reflect on it while performing puja. Jala Puja: Water Chandan Puja: Sandal-wood Pushpa Puja: Flower Dhup Puja: Incense Dipak Puja: Candle Akshat Puja: Rice Naivedya Puja: Sweet food Fal Puja: Fruit The ...

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Banke Bihari ki Aarti

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Banke Bihari ki Aarti Shri Krishna is also known as Banke Bihari,this is so because of the Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan.This is the Aarti recited in praise of Shri Krishna as Banke Bihari. Shree Baanke Bihaari Teri Aarti Gaau l Kunj Bihaari Teri Aarti Gaau ll Shree Baanke … Shyaam Sundar Teri Aarti Gaau l Mor Mukut Prabhu Shish ...

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Inari Fox

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Inari Fox Inari is the Japanese fox. Inari is a symbol of general wealth and worldly achievement, and one of the major kami of Shinto. In previous Japan, Inari was as well the supporter of sword smiths and dealers. Inari is seen as a group of three or five creature Kami for a while. Inari emerges to have been adored ...

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Tawang Monastery

Tawang Monastery

Tawang Monastery Tawang Monastery which is an important seat of Mahayana Buddhism is located here. This world famous monastery of the Gelukpa was founded during the 17th century by Mera Lama Lodre Gyaltso who is considered as a contemporary of the 5th Dalai Lama. It is Asia’s second largest monastery and India’s largest which controls 17 Gompas in the region. ...

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Jagannath Temple, Puri

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Jagannath Temple, Puri The Jagannath Temple in Puri is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath and located in the coastal town of Puri in the state of Odisha, India. The name Jagannath (Lord of the Universe) is a combination of the Sanskrit words Jagat and Nath and also, the word “Jagannatha” is evolved from “Jagati” (as an elevated platform ...

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Dodital Lake

Dodital Lake

Dodital Lake Dodital is a freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, India, situated at a height of 3,024 meters. To reach Dodital, one may reach Uttarkashi by road and then walk to Dodital here via Bebra and other minor villages alongside the Ganges river. From Uttarkashi, a short jeep ride will take you to Sangamchatti from where the 21 km trek to ...

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Tiger's Nest Paro, Bhutan

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Tiger’s Nest Paro, Bhutan Paro Taktsang  is the popular name of Taktsang Palphug Monastery (also known as the Tiger’s Nest), a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex, located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley, in Bhutan. A temple complex was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup (stag tshang seng ge bsam grub) cave ...

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Nine Beliefs of Hinduism

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Nine Beliefs of Hinduism Hindus believe in a one, all-pervasive Supreme Being who is both immanent and transcendent, both Creator and Unmanifest Reality. Hindus believe in the divinity of the four Vedas, the world’s most ancient scripture, and venerate the Agamas as equally revealed. These primordial hymns are God’s word and the bedrock of Sanatana Dharma, the eternal religion. Hindus ...

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