Tag Archives: Temples

16 Truly Interesting Facts About Buddhism

Buddhism is all about the teachings of an Indian prince by name Siddhartha Gautama, who lived during 500 BCE. According to the Buddhist culture, the young prince, who was born with the silver spoon and lived a luxury life was highly upset after seeing the sufferings of people outside his palace. He left all the… Read More »

Most Interesting Facts about Sarnath

Sarnath, located near the holy city of Varanasi, is not only regarded as a holy place of Buddhism but also as a famous tourist destination to visit. Every year, a lot of tourists pay a visit to this amazing place. There are some facts that make this place even more attractive. Here are some of… Read More »

Most Interesting Facts about The Ellora Caves

Ellora caves, situated near the Aurangabad district of Mumbai, is one of the most prestigious world heritage sites. These caves attract the visitors not only by their exterior appeal but also by the exquisite interior design. But there are some amazing facts that have made this place a popular tourist destination. Here are some interesting… Read More »

Interesting Facts about Mahabodhi Temple

The Mahabodhi Temple at Bodh Gaya, Bihar was constructed by Emperor Asoka around 250 BCE. It is the place where the Great Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment while meditating under a Fig tree. Bodh Gaya is considered the most sacred place on Earth for Buddhists and thousands of devotees from all over the… Read More »

10 Interesting Facts about the Konark Sun Temple

India is home to a number of magnificent temples that have enthralled people from all over the world since times immemorial. The Konark Sun Temple at Odisha is one such architectural masterpiece that has thousands of visitors each year gaping in awe and wonder at its beauty and marvel. Dedicated to the Sun God and… Read More »

6 Interesting Facts about the Bodhi Tree

The Sanskrit word ‘bodhi’ means ‘awakening’. It was while meditating under the Bodhi tree at Bodh Gaya, that Siddhartha Gautama became Buddha, the ‘awakened one’. It is for this reason that the Bodhi tree and the Buddha will always be inextricably linked. The Bodhi tree and the Mahabodhi Temple is the most sacred place on Earth… Read More »

Top 10 Facts About Akshardham Temple

The Akshardham Temple, otherly known as the Swaminarayan Temple, is one of the largest Hindu temples in the world. This is also one of the most beautifully structured architectures in the history of the human civilization. As a result, the Akshardham Temple gains immense attraction from every kind of people across the world. A trip… Read More »

Top 10 Facts About Vaishno Devi Temple

Gods and religions are thought to be integral parts in the lives of human beings. There are too many Gods and Goddesses who are faithfully worshipped by people. People build temples for them and give them offerings. But, Vaishno Devi Temple is something different. The presiding deity and the temple (rather, we should call it… Read More »

Top 10 Facts about Chardham Yatra

It is not a surprise that India has the most number of temples in the world and that is why the country is famous all over the world for eco-tourism and holy-tourism. With a majority of the Indians, being Hindus, Chardham is regarded among the most important pilgrimages in the Hindu religion. The Chardham yatra… Read More »

Top 10 Facts About The Badrinath Dham

India is a land of Diversities and one of the most sought after places on earth if you want to go on a pilgrimage. While there are numerous holy places spread across the country, many are famous all over the world and attract a huge number of Indigenous and foreign crowds due to their divine… Read More »