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Kumili
... is famous on account of a huge complex of temples built by local devotees over a period of 10 years ... The temples are unique with extremely attractive sculptures, paintings on the walls and idols ... The temples within the complex are of Ganapathi, Shiva, Kalika Devi, Navagrahalu, Satyanarayana Swamy, Subramanyeswaraswamy, Seetharamaswamy, Anjaneya Swamy and Venu Gopalaswamy ...
Natrampalli - Temples - Shri Shamundeeshwari Amman Temple
... SHRI SHAMUNDEESHWARI AMMAN TEMPLE The Goddess is very powerful and very graceful ... The temple is situated on the banks of Palar river ...
Narsipatnam - Notable Facts
... There are famous temples of goddess lakshmi and Lord shiva on route this hill ... The lord Shiva's temple is 1000 yr old ancient temple built by local rulers on top of the hill. 30 yrs old Lakshmi's temple(Lakshmi panchayathana Alayam) and the Planetary Deity's temple (navagraha alayam) is maintained by the aged spiritual guru Sri PadmavatiMayi ...
Bagalkot District - Tourism
... Badami Badami Cave Temples Badami taluk remained the seat of the throne of the Chalukyas from 550 CE - 753 CE, till Chalukya king Kirtivarman II was overthrown by the Rashtrakutas ... Pattadakal has many UNESCO World Heritage temples built by Vikramaditya II ... Mallikarjuna temple is in dravidian style while Kashi Vishwanatha temple is in nagara style at Pattadakal, built around 740 CE ...
Narasimharajapura - Attractions
... The Simhanagadde Jwalamalini Temple is located at the Simhanagadde town near Narasimharajapura in Chikkamagaluru district ... This is one of the important Jain temples in Karnataka state ... The temple houses an attractive black colored idol of Goddess Jwalamalini as the main deity ...

Famous quotes containing the word temples:

    Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment. To such an extent indeed that one day, finding myself at the deathbed of a woman who had been and still was very dear to me, I caught myself in the act of focusing on her temples and automatically analyzing the succession of appropriately graded colors which death was imposing on her motionless face.
    Claude Monet (1840–1926)

    “To every man upon this earth
    Death cometh soon or late.
    And how can man die better
    Than facing fearful odds
    For the ashes of his fathers
    And the temples of his gods,
    Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800–1859)

    Goddesses never die. They slip in and out of the world’s cities, in and out of our dreams, century after century, answering to different names, dressed differently, perhaps even disguised, perhaps idle and unemployed, their official altars abandoned, their temples feared or simply forgotten.
    Phyllis Chesler (b. 1941)