Tag: temple

Meet Ajay Pratap Singh, advocate for restoring Hindu properties ‘usurped by Muslims’

Chemistry postgraduate-turned-lawyer Ajay Pratap Singh is dedicated to uncovering historical truths and restoring Hindu heritage, one site at a time

Tanah Lot: Temple protected by snakes, ‘floats on water’

The origins of Tanah Lot can be traced back to the 16th century, credited to the Hindu priest Dang Hyang Nirartha who hit upon the spot while travelling

Thumb worshipped instead of linga at this Shiva temple

There is a deep ditch in the middle of the statue of Arbud Naag in the garbhagriha of the Achaleshwar Mahadev Temple, inside which Shiva's thumb is worshipped

Prachin Hanuman Mandir, Connaught Place: From past legends to present reality

While Prachin Hanuman Mandir in the heart of the national capital in Delhi remains open until 11 PM, the optimal time to visit is just before dawn

Temple Thailand, Cambodia fighting over for 100 years

In April 2009, Thai soldiers damaged 66 stones of the temple by firing across the border; In February 2010, Cambodia formally complained to Google Maps

2 Bhagalpur temples burgled

As the caretaker of the Shiva temple in Bhagalpur raised an alarm, he learnt the nose ring of Ma Durga was missing and a Hanuman temple had been looted as well

Jain temple made of 40 tonne ghee

The Bhandasar Jain Temple, a pilgrim's destination as well as cultural centre, is taken care of by the ASI that conserves it for posterity

ASI forced to delist 18 monuments lost to public callousness

The ASI is the state organisation responsible for archaeological study, conservation and protection of the ancient nation's historical landmarks

Ayodhya Ram temple sees record devotee visits since inauguration

The numbers will rise further as families from various parts of the country are eager to visit the revamped Ayodhya and pay their respects to the resident deity

Shankaracharya mutt in Gujarat attacked with STSJ message

At around 5:30 AM, an individual threw what looked like some combustible material at the door of the Shankaracharya mutt in an attempt to set it ablaze

Nachne, village in MP that might have buried oldest temple in India

Nachne is situated approximately 400 km east of Sanchi, the site of another temple from the Gupta period, which is considered one of the oldest in India

Karnataka governor asks Siddaramaiah an uncomfortable question

Karnataka is home to a staggering number of 34,563 temples, which the Congress government proposes to tax under a purported socialist policy of funding 'poor' temples