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#Belur Math is one of the biggest #temples in India
situated on the west bank of #Hooghly River in Belur, #West Bengal
The temples dedicated to #Ramakrishna, Swami #Vivekananda and #Sarada Devi. Image
It founded by Swami Vivekananda, to spread the teachings of Vedanta as embodied in the life of the Hindu saint Ramakrishna (1836–86) and to improve the social conditions of the Indian people. It is one of the significant institutions in Calcutta. Image
The temple is conducts an annual celebrations of Durga Puja and Kumari Puja which are one of the main attractions. The tradition of #Kumari #Puja was started by Swami Vivekananda in 1901. The Math also celebrates annual birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Maa Sharada & Swamiji Image
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#ChennakeshavaTemple of Belur, is a 12th-century temple in the Hassan, Karnataka. It was commissioned by King Vishnuvardhana in 1117 CE, on the banks of the Yagachi River in Belur The temple was built over 3 generations & took 103 years to finish.


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The temple is dedicated to #Lord Vishnu .The temple is remarkable for its architecture, sculptures, reliefs, friezes as well its iconography, inscriptions and history.

📷1: The entrance gopuram and courtyard of #ChennakeshavaTemple at Belur.


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The Andal temple, also called Ranganayaki shrine, is to the northwest of the Kesava temple. Its outer wall are decorated with artwork such as elephants and nature. It also displays 31 large images of deities from the Vaishnavism, Shaivism and Shaktism traditions of Hinduism.

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