Lingraj Temple and 9 other Famous Temple of Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar called the city of temple. On the other hand the city of the terrible battle of India. The Kaling war. The war fought between king Ashoka and kaling king Raja Anantha. It is said that 1000000 soldiers and public killed in the battle. The water in the Daya river turned red due to blood.

The victory goes in favor of king Ashoka. He asked himself what is the meaning of this victory? Why should I fought this battle? He wept like a child, turned a religious person after this massacre.Dont go in deep history. Lets come with me, we will see temples of Bhubaneswar.
The present Bhuvneshwar is the first planned city of India. German architect planned the city along with Chandigarh and Jamshedpur.
It is said that there are more than 700 temples in the city. If you want to see all the temples, it required at least three days.
Lingraj Temple

Lingraj temple is the most famous temple of Bhuvneshwar. It has a similar place as Jagannat…
Meenakshi Amman Sundareshwara Temple Madurai
Meenakshi Temple

After dinner, I was sitting in lobby near the hotel reception at Rameshwaram with unforgettable memories of Rameshwaram. I asked the manager when the first bus is available for Madurai. No problem, it will be started at 4 am in the morning, and so many buses are thereafter one by one he replied. Early in the morning, I moved to Madurai. The 5 AM bus was available. The sweet breeze coming. My bus running on Pamban bridge. I remembered the struggle and courage of Lord Rama once again. (kindly see my previous post Rameshwaram Jyotirling).That is why Lord Rama is adorable of millions of Indians.
It takes two and a half hours to reach Madurai. At 8 am I was at Madurai Meenakshi Temple.

Madurai is famous for Meenakshi temple. It is an ancient temple dedicated to goddess Meenakshi Devi, who is an incarnation of goddess Parvati.
The temple situated in the middle of the city. Market and shops are all around the temple.
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Rameshwaram Jyotirling : one of the place of Char Dham JourneyRameshwaram

I got up due to hearing thunder. I peeped from the train window, my train moving slowly on the Pamban bridge. It is reddish brown all around. I checked my phone, it is 5.30 am.Whether Suryadev (God Son) is appearing. The water below the Pamban bridge looking blackish.
I asked a person who seems local, /how much time it will take to reach Rameshwaram Within 45 minutes we will touch Rameshwaram.
Early in the morning, my train reached Rameshwaram. All of sudden all auto and taxi driver attracted saying come on very reasonable sir.
I threw my bag on the bed of the hotel and within a few minutes I was ready for fulfilling the years-long wish Rameshwaram Darshan (seen).
Ramnathswamy Temple

The temple is called Ramnathswamy temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The importance of temple increased that the Shivling established by Lord Rama and Sita Maa.
The temple has a big corridor. It is the longest corridor in…
Kanyakumari Where three Oceans MeetKanyakumari

I reached Kanyakumari in the afternoon. It was a hot day of May. Rainy session started here in the first week of June every year.

"Brothers and sisters" these were the word s of a saint echo in Chicago America in world religious conference in 1893. The saint was Swamy Vivekanand. Swamy Vivekanand Rock Memorial is a famous visit point of Kanyakumari.

I have adopted the principle that pehele pet puja fir kam duja. (first, eat something then do any thing)

The name of city Kanyakumari came from goddess Kanya Devi who prayed here for marriage with Lord Shiva.
I asked the manager what to see in Kanyakumari.

Vivekanand Roc Memorial

"Arise, awake and do not stop until the goal is reached "         -Swamy Vivekanand

Vivekanand Rock Memorial is a famous tourist spot in Kanyakumari. The memorial was built in honor of Swamy Vivekanand who count one of the most popular saint and philosopher of India.

Swamy Vivekanand came here after …
Padamanabh Swamy Temple and Kovlam Beach of Trivandrum

In my next trip, I have planed Trivandrum, Kanyakumari and Rameshwaram. I reached Trivandrum via Mumbai by the plan. I left Bhopal early in the morning at 8.30AM. halt at Mumbai for connecting flight but it was got late and reached Trivandrum 11.30PM.

Trivandrum is the old name of the capital of Kerala. It is the most popular name. The new name is Thiruvananthapuram.
I have not booked a hotel in advance and it was late when I came out of the airport. The hotel I got was not quite well. It is the need of hours, I stayed here. I asked the manager that the temples around the Trivandrum and beaches around the Trivandrum.

I was getup early by the grace of bugs and mosquito. It is 5.30 AM .Just wandering here and there, I felt that the city is clean and green. I prepared for Padmanabha Swamy temple.
Padmanabha Swamy temple

Padmanabha Swamy temple is world famous temple of Trivandrum dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
History of temple

The detail th…