Author Archives: Muskan Shah

Kamakhya Devi Temple:History,Belief and mystery,mythology,

kamakya devi

Maa Kamakhya  or Kameswari, is the renowned Goddess of Desire. Her famous shrine is located in the heart of Nilachala Hill, situated in the western part of Guwahati, the Capital City of Asom in North East India. Maa Kamakhya Devalaya is considered the most sacred and oldest of the 51 Shakti Peethas. It is the […]

Mehandipur Balaji Temple: Mythology, History, Temple Rituals, Pooja Timings

Mehandipur Balaji Temple

Mehandipur Balaji temple is a temple in the Dasua district of Rajasthan, India, dedicated to Hanuman ji. It is situated between the Dausa district and Karauli District. Here Hanuman ji is known as Balaji.  Rajasthan – A state more famous for Haunted places than temples. But one temple is believed to be a temple where […]

Kanchi Kamakshi Amman Temple:Puja Timings, Mythology, Architecture

Kanchi Kamakshi Amman

Sri Kanchi Kamakshi Amman Temple, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu is one of the 51 Shaktipiths devoted to Kamakshi Devi. The word Kamakshi is a formation of 3 words, ‘Ka’ which means ‘Saraswati’, ‘Ma’ which means ‘Laksmi’, and ‘Akshi’ means ‘eyes’. The name concludes as the god lives in Kanchi Kamakshi Devi with Devi Lakshmi and Devi […]

Akkanna Madanna Mahakali Devi Temple: History, Architecture, Temple Timings

Akkanna Madana Mahakali Devi Temple

A 330 years old temple built by two Brahmin brothers Akkanna and Madanna at Hyderabad, known by their names, Akkanna Madanna temple is dedicated to Devi Kali. The History Behind The Madanna Mahakali Devi Temple The two Brahmin brothers, Akkanna and Madanna were the ministers of the court of Tana Shah who ruled Golconda between […]

Kollur Mookambika Temple: Mythology, History, Significance, Timings

Kollur Mookambika

India is a country full of temples and the most are in South India. Kollur Mookambika is one such temple in Kollur in Udupi District in Karnataka. The temple is located 80 km from Udupi and 135 km from Mangalore. The famous pilgrimage site is near the valley of Kodachadri peak, on the southern bank […]

Thiruvakkarai Vakra Kali Temple: Timings, Mythology, Architecture

Thiruvalkarai Vakra Kali Temple

Tamil Nadu is a state full of temples and religious beliefs and indeed visiting such beautiful temples purify our souls and relaxes our mind and heart. One such temple is located at Thiruvakkarai near  Thindivanam in Villupuram known as Thiruvakkarai Vakra Kali Temple dedicated to Maa Kali. The mythology behind the temple It is believed […]

Srivilliputhur Andal Temple: Timing, History, Significance, Structure

Srivilliputhur Andal Temple

India is known for Temples. In India, one can find temples at the shortest distance. Today we are going to talk about one such beautiful Temple of India, Srivilliputhur Andal Temple which is situated in Srivilliputhur town of Virudhunagar District of Tamil Nadu. It is a Hindu Temple where Bhagwan Vishnu is worshipped for years. […]

Ramanathswamy Temple, Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu, Mythology

Ramanathswamy Temple, Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu

Rameshwar – One of the chardham (four) tirtha yatra place is a city full of blissful, divine and mysterious temples. The one chosen for today is Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameshwaram, one of the auspicious Chaar Dham and One Jyotirlinga. Being one of the Char Dham it is considered as one of the holiest place in India […]

Gotras, List, Meaning, Names, Meaning With Surnames


The term ‘Gotra’ in the Hindu tradition denotes a kinship group, and is viewed as identical to lineage or genealogy. Comprehensively, it denotes individuals who are relatives in a whole male line from a typical male predecessor or patrimonial. Basically, the gotras structures an exogamous unit. According to Hindu tradition, the gotra holds a significant […]

Shanta Durga Temple: History, Significance and Beliefs, Timings, Contact details

Shanta Durga Temple

Goa is famous for beaches and fun but did you know, A very famous temple also resides in Goa, yes, it’s true and the temple is, Sri Shanta Durga Temple. The beautiful temple is a private temple located at the foothills of Kavlem Village, in 30 kms distance from Panjim, Ponda Taluka, Goa. It is […]