A Visit to the South Indian Temples

India has been known for its popularity in Temples all over the world. India is rich with its temples and among that the south Indian temples are among the favourites for most of the people. Tourist all over the place find time to travel all down to India to experience this wonderful religious place. Each temple is known for its own tradition. Temples in India are distinct and hold natural powers within. It is just like a myth or miracle that tourist visit India in search of temples more than any other nation. In fact, the south Indian temple tour will help you to cover a lot of beautiful places, as they are located in the heart of each state. The most famous temples in South India include the Murudeshwar, Meenakshi Temple, Guruvayoor etc.

The Meenakshi temple located in Tamil Nadu is an architectural beauty. It is a place which holds some mythological stories. Tourists all over the place travel to this destination every year just to see this magnificent place and to witness the rituals. No other country can match with India when it comes to Temples, as they are the most beautiful monuments that upholds the rich heritage of India. The Meenakshi temple has been designed in the Dravidian style with eye catching carvings all over the place. The temple is worshipped in the names of Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Shiva.

The shore temple in Mahabalipuram is another piece of beauty. As its name suggests, the temple is located on the sea shores. These temples are also part of the Dravidian style, built in the 14th century. They have their own significance that are written on the carvings made on the temple.

Kanyakumari, has always been a central point of attraction for tourists. It is not only because of the various tourist destinations but the presence of Kamakshi Amman Temple. The temple itself is a piece of glory due to its architectural sculpture and the location where it is situated. The temple is collective place of the three seas, the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. That itself makes it a must visit place. The temple was built to worship goddess Bhagavathy Amman, a form of goddess Parvati. The temple is located by two rocks, by standing on these rocks provides you with a 360 degree view of the surroundings.

The Guruvayoor temple located in Kerala is a place where thousands visit daily to see and pray to Lord Krishna. Lord Krishna is known by the name ‘Guruvayoorappan’ to the people in and around Kerala. If you ask which temple gets the most annual income and which is the temple where the people visit more, then we have only one answer and that is the temple Guruvayoor. The temple is well known for its Elephants. The temple hosts a place for the elephants to live and every year an elephant run programme is conducted which is a stand out one among other temples.

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