Famous Hindu Temples- India

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Most visited Temples of India

Many of the temples in India are famous around the World. This is because the presence of a vast Indian Diaspora around the World. The following is the 10 most visited Hindu temples of India. They attract both domestic and International visitors all around the year.

1. Sri Balaji Temple, Trupathi, Andhrapradesh

The richest temple in India. Principal deity is  Sri. Venkatachalapathi, a form of Lord Vishnu. Though the devotees throng this temple throughout the year the Brahmotsav festival in the month of        witness second largest gathering (after Kumbha Mela) for a single religious event.

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2. Sri. Viswanatha Temple, Varanasi, Uttarpradesh

Most important Saivite temple in India. Famous all over the World. Attract devotees throughout the year.

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3. Sri. Jagannath Temple, Puri, Orissa

Another well-known, well-visited temple. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu known as Jagannath. The Rathayatra festival in the month of        is notable for its mass gathering of devotees.

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4. Sri. Somnath Temple, Veravel, Gujarat

Dedicated to Lord Shiva. One of the Jyotir Linga temples of Lord Shiva and first amongst them.

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5. Sri.Rameswaram Temple, Tamila Nadu

Dedicated to Lord Shiva. The antiquity of the temple dates back to the Ramayana period.

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6. Sree Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

One of the biggest temple complex in India. Though the principal deity is Lord Shiva, the temple is famous by its Goddess Meenakshi shrine.

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7. Sri. Guruvayur Temple, Trichur, Kerala

Dedicated to Lord Sri Krishna known as Guruvayurappan. Said tob second richest temple in India after the Tirupathi temple (the claim is not substantiated, if not surely one among the ten richest temple in India)

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8. Sri. Panduranga Temple, Maharashtra

A well-visited temple of Western India. Closely associated with the life of famous Vashnavite saint Sri.Puranadara Dasar.

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9. Sri. Mahalakshmi Temple, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Another well-visited temple from Western India. One of the few temples in India dedicated to Godess Mahalakshmi- the Goddess of wealth.

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10. Sri.Ayyappa Temple, Sabarimala, Kerala

Dedicated to Lord Dharma Sastha known as Ayyappa. This temple attracts a large number of devotees during the forty days longMandala- Makaravilakku festival. Many believe that the total footfall during these days together equals  the total number of footfalls at Tirupathi temple in an year.

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