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HINDU TEMPLES



* 9 Aug 2022
Shiva Shakti Aksh Rekha
Photo courtesy: fb - Bharatvarsha @IndiaTales7
Shiva Shakti Aksh Rekha - Ancient Siva Temples (Kedarnath to Rameswaram) on a straight line
Lord Siva Temples in India on almost same Longitude or around 79 E 41 54
* Kedarnath - Kedarnath Temple (30.7352 N, 79.0669)
* Kaleshwaram - Kaleshwara Mukteeshwara swamy Temple (18.8110, 79.9067)
* Srikalahati - Srikalahasti Temple (13.749802, 79.698410)
* Kanchipuram - Ekambareswarar Temple (12.847604, 79.699798)
* Thiruvanaikaval - Jambukeswara Temple (10.853383, 78.705455)
*  Tiruvannamalai - Annamalaiyar Temple (12.231942, 79.067694)
* Chidambaram - Nataraja Temple (11.399596, 79.693559)
* Rameswaram - Ramanathaswamy Temple(9.2881, 79.3174)

Five of these temples represent the Pancha Bhoota (5 elements of nature - Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space).
Tiruvannamalai (Thejo sthalam - Fire)
Kanchipuram (Prithvi sthalam - Earth)
Tiruvanaikaval (Appu sthalam - Water)
Kalahasti (Vayu sthalam - Air)
Chidambaram (Akasa sthalam - Space)
Sources: toistudent.timesofindia.indiatimes.com /tehelka.com


* 16 Nov 2021
Parasurama Kshetras (Mukthi sthalams in Karnatka)


* 14 Nov 2021
The seven mukthi sthalams
Thiruvarur Thiagarajartemple - attain mukthi on being born in the site
Kancheepuram Egambaranathar temple - attain mukthi on living in the site
Varanasi (Kasi) - attain mukthi on dying in the sthalam
Chidambaram (Thillai) Natarajar temple - attain mukthi on getting darshan in the sthalam
Thiruaalavaai (Madurai) - attain mukthi on speaking of the sthalam
Avinaasi Lingeswarar temple - attain mukthi on hearing of the sthalam
Thiruvanamalai - attain mukthi on just thinking of the sthalam
Source: aanmeegam.in


* 14 Nov 2021
Sapta puri - India-info Pinterest collection
Sapta Puri or mukthi sthalams
The seven Hindu temple sites to go on a holy pilgrimage to attain Moksha or Muthi, i.e., liberation from the birth-death cycle.
Ayodhya (Ayodyapuri) Vishnu as Rama
Mathura (Madurapuri) Vishnu as Krishna
Haridwar (Mayapuri) Shakti as Mayadevi
Varanasi (Kasipuri) Shiva as Vishwanath
Kanchipuram (Kanchipuri) Durga as Kamakshi
Ujjain (Avantikapuri) Shiva as Mahakaleshwar
Dwarka (Dwarakapuri) Vishnu as Krishna
Source: indianastrology.co.in


* Jul 2021
Sthala vrukshams (sthala Vriksham) - sacred trees in temples
- Fig Tree (aththi maram)
- Mahua Tree (iluppai maram)
- Kadamba maram
- Mango tree (maa maram)
- Makizha maram
- Arjuna Tree (marutha maram)
- Jack tree (palaa maram)
- Paray maram
- Vanni maram
- Margosa tree (vaebba maram)
- Bael Tree
Source: shaivam.org