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Somamangalam Sri Somanaadheeswarar

I am publishing information on interesting temples, which I’ve visited, with their history, facts and importance.

Somangalam Sri Somanaadheeswarar

Somangalam lies at about 35 kms south west of Chennai city. 764 more words


Falling asleep in temples of coal

The five demons within me
curled up side by side,
nestling into each other,
gently snoring,
breath whistling hymns through gilded fangs,
as oil
from a thousand earthen lamps… 86 more words

Kanchipuram, Kailasanathar Temple

Kailasanathar Temple, Kanchipuram

Away from the hustle bustle of the city, amidst the rustic backdrop of the suburbs, lies the Kailasanathar Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple was built by the Rajasimha Pallava, an eminent ruler of the Pallava Dynasty. 262 more words


Kyoto: temples and tasty takoyaki

After the futuristic thrills of the shinakansen, it was time to step back in time in Kyoto. Thanks to its ‘former capital of Japan’ status and plethora of Shinto and Buddhist temples (over 2,000 and counting), we knew we’d be in for a historic treat after the neon lights and modern-day madness of Tokyo. 849 more words


Mahishasuramardini Mandapa

Mahishasuramardhini Mandapa  also known as Yampuri is an example of Indian rock-cut architecture dating from the late 7th century, of the Pallava dynasty. It is a rock-cut cave temple located on a hill, near a lighthouse, along with other caves in… 346 more words


Visit the Angkor Wat in Cambodia

Cambodia is known as Kingdom of Cambodia, it’s located in Southeast Asia. The capital city of Cambodia is  Phnom Penh, the economic and political center. 303 more words

Angkor Wat