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Dilwara jain Temple Jaipur | Mandir

Dilwara Jain Temples located in Mount Abu are considered as one of the finest specimens of temple architecture. Mount Abu is the only hill station of Rajasthan. In fact, the architectural style is so wonderful that some consider it superior to even the Taj Mahal. The Dilwara Temples of Mt. Abu are famous for their fine and beautiful carvings done in marble. There are four main temples inside the Dilwara Jain Temples:

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Moti Doongri Temple | Mandir

Moti Dungri is a small hill, centrally located in the city of Jaipur. The term Moti Dungri means Hill of Pearls or Pearl Hill. The hill is occupied by a palace and a temple. The temple of Moti Doongri is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This ancient temple serves as a tourist attraction for the scenic view it offers. Moti Dungri Temple is significant from the religious point of view. People from far and near often come to this sacred temple to pay their homage to Lord Ganesha.

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Srinathji Temple Nathdwara | Mandir

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Nathdwara is a small town in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Situated at a distance of 48kms in the north-east of Udaipur, Nathdwara is sited on the right bank of Banas River. Nathdwara is famous for its 17th century temple that is dedicated to Lord Shrinathji (Lord Krishna). The term 'Nathdwara' suggests the 'gate of the lord'. Shrinathji Temple is also known as 'Haveli of Shrinathji' and makes a prominent pilgrimage of the Hindus / Vaishnavas.

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Rameswaram Temple | Tamilnadu Mandir

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Rameshwaram Temple is situated in the island of Rameswaram, off the Sethu coast of Tamil Nadu and is reached via the Pamban Bridge across the sea. The huge temple is known for its long ornate corridors, towers and 36 theerthams.

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Ranakpur Temple Udaipur Rajasthan

Ranakpur Temples are acclaimed world-wide for their intricate and superb architectural style. These temples form one of the five major pilgrimages of the Jains. Located in village of Ranakpur near Sadri town in the Pali district of Rajasthan, Ranakpur temple lies at a distance of 95 kms in the north of Udaipur city. The temple is easily accessible from the city of Udaipur as regular buses are easily available. Built in the 15th century, Ranakpur temples are known for being the largest and most important temples of the Jain cult.

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Rani Sati Temple Jhunjhunu

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Rani Sati mandir is one of the most famous temples in Rajasthan. It is situated in Jhunjhunu town. It has a history of more than 400 years and is a testimony to feminine bravery and spirit which certainly captures the attention of all tourists. This temple is also famous for its magnanimous and rare paintings. It is also one of the oldest existing Indian pilgrimages.

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Rishabdeo Temple udaipur | Mandir

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Rishabhdeo Temple is an important pilgrimage site for followers of Jain religion. The temple is located on Udaipur-Ahmedabad road, at a distance of 65 kms from the city of Udaipur in Dhulev. Dhulev is a small town that is also known as Rikhabdeo, famous for its Rishabhdeo Temple. The temple traces its origin in the 15th century and is dedicated to Lord Rishabh Dev. Rikhabdeo ji is supposed to be one from the 'Trithankar' of Jain religion. The lord is also referred as Keshariyaji, since pilgrims offer immense quantity of saffron to the lord.

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Shee Siddhivinayak Temple | Siddhi vinayak Mandir

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The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ganesh. It is located in Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra. It was originally built by Laxman Vithu and Deubai Patil on November 19, 1801. Though it is one of the richest temples in Mumbai, the current generation of Patil is staying in state of despair near the temple.

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Somnath Temple | Mandir

Somnath Temple is one of the very ancient temples of India located in Gujarat and stands as a famous landmark in the Indian history. In the Shiva Purana and Nandi Upapurana, Shiva said, `I am always present everywhere but specially in 12 forms and places as the jyotirlingas`. Somnath is one of these 12 holy places. This is the first among the twelve holy Shiva Jyotirlings of India. this is the place where bhagwan shri krishna took his last journey to neejdham.

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Bhairav Ghati Vaishno Devi | Mandir

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Vaishno Devi is one of the most visited and religious place to be. It is situated on the hills of Himalayan range and is quite near to Jammu city (around 100 km). It is a pilgrimage where all religious people go and make their wishes. Near Jammu around 80 km, there is a place called Katra. Katra is the last stoppage where buses leave the visitors. From that place the visitors are supposed to go to the Temple of Vaishno Devi either on foot or they can hire horses for the purpose.

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Kedarnath Temple | Mandir

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Kedarnath is one of the holiest piligrimage of hindus it is the seat of Lord Shiva. It is one of the twelve "Jyotirlingas" of Lord Shiva,located in the picturesque surroundings of Rudra Himalaya Range at a height of 12000 feet on a mountain named Kedar. Lying at an altitude of 3584 m at the head of river Mandakini(shrine of Kedarnath)that joins Alakananda at Rudraprayag. This place is approximately 150 miles away from Hardwar and 132 miles north of Hrishikesh and is accessible by foot.. Lying at an altitude of 3584 m at the head of river Mandakini, the shrine of Kedarnath Temple is amongst the holiest pilgrimage for the Hindus.

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Birla Temple Jaipur | Mandir

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Also known by the name of Lakshminarayan Temple, the Jaipur Birla Temple is a modern architectural wonder. The grand temple is located on an elevated ground at the base of Moti Dungari hill in Rajasthan. The Birla Temple is said to be a replica of a Scottish castle. The Birla Mandir at Rajasthan is built by the famous B.M. Birla Foundation, which is one of the world's most famous business foundations. While in Rajasthan, a visit to Birla Mandir should be one of your topmost priorities.

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Khatu Shyam Temple

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Khatu Shyamji Temple is situated in Rajasthan. This place is popular for Phalgun Mela organised during the month of march or april. The mela or fair takes place on the occasion of Phalgun Sudi Dashmi and lasts till Dwadashi. It lasts for three days and a large number of devotees flock the fair.

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Kilkari Bhairav temple new delhi | Mandir

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Bhairav Mandir is situated near the Purana Qila and Pragati Maidan. This Temple is dedicated to Bhairavji, an fierce incarnation of Lord Shiva, also known as the destroyer among the Hindu trinity of Gods. The most amazing factor of this Temple is that the reigning Deity of this Temple is not offered milk as usual in Shiva Temples, instead alcohol is offered. However, a regular Temple is here called “Doodhiya Bhairav Temple”, where one can offer milk.

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Shee Dwarkadhish Temple | Mandir

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Dwarkadhish Temple is is situated in Mathura f India. It was Built in 1814, Dwarkadhish Temple is currently managed by the followers of the Vallabhacharya sect is the most visited temple in Mathura. Located in the eastern part of Mathura, near Yamuna River.

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Ekling ji Temple | Udaipur

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Eklingji Temple is one of the most famous temples of Rajasthan. Located in the town of Eklingji (Kailashpuri), the place got its popular name from the temple. Eklingji Temple is positioned at a distance of 22 km in the north of Udaipur, on the national highway no. 8. Eklingnath Temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva of the Hindu religion. Initially, the temple was built in 734 A.D. by Bappa Rawal. Since that time, Eklingji has been the ruling deity of Mewar rulers. In the later years, it was repaired and modified by various Kings, to clean the remnants of obliteration made by the attacks of Mohammedans.

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