Posts tagged ‘Temple’

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Running away in front of a temple in Varanasi. Uttar Pradesh.

 

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An Indian woman offering freshly picked flowers to Gods in a little temple of Orchha, Madhya Pradesh.

 

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A Buddhist woman quietly praying in near the entrance of the Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya. For Buddhists, Bodhgaya is the most important of the main four pilgrimage sites related to the life of Gautama Buddha, the other three being Kushinagar, Lumbini, and Sarnath. It is famous for being the place of Gautama Buddha's attainment of nirvana (Enlightenment).

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A couple walking in the gardens surrounding the temple. Gangaikonda Cholapuram (Tamil: கங்கைகொண்ட சோழபுரம்) was erected as the capital of the Cholas by Rajendra Chola. On of the most beautiful temple in India.

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The Chamundeeswari temple is located on a hill in the vicinity of Mysore. Chamundeeswari the tutelary deity of the Mysore Maharajas has been held in reverence for centuries. Every week the god is taken out of the temple for a procession around the temple. Even Buddhists monks are seen there, and they give money to the Hindu gods

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A Jaïn Sadvis entering the Shri Adishwara temple in Satrunjaya (Place of Victory). Palitana. One of Jaïnism's holiest pilgrimage sites. 863 temples and 3000 steps to reach the 600 meters hilltop.

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