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Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran (born 1964) The majestic elephant fondly known as Raman is the tallest #Elephant in India (2nd tallest Asia).

The reverence given to these elephants by the devotees is mind boggling. #thrissurpooram #Kerala
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Location : Vadukkunathan Temple, Trissur, Kerala
🐘 Elephant is not just an Animal..
'Techikottu Ramachandran' from Vadukkunathan Temple, is an emotion for devotees!!
#TrissurPooram ImageImage
Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple Elephant - Indrasen

Most of the Hindu #temples in #Kerala own #elephants
Every festival include at least one richly caparisoned elephant.
The famous Guruvayur has more than 60. The world's only Elephant Palace is constructed in Punnattur Kotta. ImageImageImage
Lord Krishna temple, Guruvayur.

Here wearing shirts, inside the temple are not allowed.

See this #elephant pulling a man to side for being disrespectful.
#wednesdaymorning 🌞🙏 #Guruvayur #Kerala
Paramekkavu Bhagavathy temple:
One of the few temples in Kerala,
where Goddess Durga is worshiped in the form of Bhagavathi.

On Hindu festivals the temple Elephants are decorated with distinctive golden head covering called 'nettipattam' real visual treat!

#Thrissur #Kerala Image
Il Om Namo Bhagawathe Vasudevaya ll

Paal Payasam and Shri Krishna Connection.

Lord Krishna is Curd and Butter lover and hence, Paal Payasam a Rice based Kheer is offered as Neyvedyam predominantly in Krishna temple #Guruvayur
#Thrissur #Kerala #Krishna #temples @Gannuuprem ImageImageImage
Temples of Kerala are architectural marvelous wt integriguing that"ve stood d test of times.

Onam: The color of God's own country harvest festival celebrated to welcome King Mahabali. Pookalam is placed in doorway of every home.

#Onam #SanatanDharma @BharatTemples_ #Thiruvonam ImageImageImageImage
Dakshina Kailasam Thrissivaperoor Sree Vadakkunnatha 
As per Legends, This is the first Shiva temple created by Lord Parasurama.

AthaPookalam at Vadakkunnathan Temple, Thrissur during #Onam

#HappyOnam #HappyOnam2020
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Sep 23, 2020
Jain Temples in #Gerusoppa :

Once Institution to several basadis with exclusive architecture, hundreds of inscriptions, groups of temples & structure, owing to it's vast unexplored heritage & ruins, Gerusoppa is called 'Harappa of the Jains' @LostTemple7
#Jainism #Karnataka
Historical references states there were108 #Jain Basadis & now only five remaining.
Chaturmukha #basadi that exists even now is testimony to the art & architecture of ancient times has stood tall being d lone sentinel of the Rani Chennabhaira Devi’s forgotten empire.
Famous center of trade & commerce #Gerusoppa ruled by Saluva kingdom the Powerful intelligent Queen Rani Chenna Bhairadevi (1554-1603) knownas 'Pepper Queen'.
Her empire included Uttara-Dakshina Kannada, Goa, Malabar region & had 37 seaports efficiently crushed Portuguese twice!
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Sep 11, 2020
The Jewels of Hoysaleshwara temple, Halebidu. ಹೊಯ್ಸಳೇಶ್ವರ

Intericate carvings on walls depicting legends from the epics Ramayana & Mahabharata the glorious history of Bharata.
Finest of 12th CE. Hindu Sculptural #heritage

#Karnataka #Hoysalas
@BharatTemples_ @LostTemple7
Rare Sculptures at Hoysaleshwara temple:
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-Arjuna Krishna hanuman banner Kurukshetra
- Very ornamental Chamunda
ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಪರಂಪರೆಯ ಪ್ರತೀಕವಾಗಿರುವ ಈ ದೇವಾಲಯ ಹೊಯ್ಸಳ ದೊರೆಗಳ ಕಲಾಶ್ರೀಮಂತಿಕೆಯ ಹಾಗೂ ಕಲೋಪಾಸನೆಗೆ ಸಾಕ್ಷಿಯಾಗಿವೆ.
ಸುಂದರವಾದ vದೇವತೆಗಳ ಕೆತ್ತನೆ, ನಂದಿಯ ಮಹಾಭಾರತ, ರಾಮಾಯಣ, ಶೈವಪುರಾಣ, ಸಮುದ್ರ ಮಂಥನದ ಆನೆ, ಶಿಲಾಬಾಲಿಕೆ ದಶಾವತಾರ, ಪಾರಿಜಾತಾಪಹರಣ, ಇಂದ್ರಸಭೆಯ ಅದ್ಬುತ ಇತಿಹಾಸ ಕಣ್ಣೆದುರು ತಂದು ನಿಲ್ಲಿಸುತ್ತವೆ.
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Sep 8, 2020
Amazing Vedic architecture
Bhoga Nandeeshwara -- The 9th century temple in #Bengaluru preserves legacies of five dynasties,
is a rare gesture of mutual respect.

The shrines of the temple indicate the different stages of Lord Shiva’s life.
#Karnataka #temples
Arunachaleshwara depicting Shiva’s childhood built by Gangas of Talakad.
Bhoga Nandeeshwara Shiva in his youth by the Cholas Uma-Maheshwara shrine with ornate pillars, reliefs depicting Hindu gods- typical Hoysala architecture.
Beautiful kalyani during the Vijayanagara kings.
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Aug 26, 2020
The Glory of Great #Chalukyas
(6 -12th CE.)
Immadi Pulikeshi (ಇಮ್ಮಡಿ ಪುಲಿಕೇಶಿ) of Badami (Vatapi) The most celebrated Chalukya Emperor in d history of #Karnataka for his military enterprises and patronage of arts & culture, who ruled large parts Bharata from Kaveri to Narmada
The Bhutanatha temple Caves carved in monolithic stone, situated in Agasthya Tirtha at Badami capital of #Chalukyas is d earliest temple structure.
'Badami - Aihole - Pattadakal' in the Malaprabha river valley, considered a cradle of architectural model for later Hindu temples.
Architectural feats of Aihole, #Badami temples at #Bagalkot
features the Cave style & Dravidan style combination.

This was d beginning of a glorious reign, Chalukyas Pulakeshi ll defeated everyone in d Deccan & rest of south. Pallavas, Gangas, Alupas, Latas, Gurjaras, Malawas &
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Aug 23, 2020
Keladi Chennamma - The Queen Who Challenged Aurangzeb l
ಕೆಳದಿ ರಾಣಿ ಚೆನ್ನಮ್ಮ

Rani Chennamma efficiently ruled d kingdom of Keladi, #Karnataka for 25 yrs (1671-1696)
She gave shelter to Shivaji’s son Rajaram & Fought bravely against Mughals.
Gandaberunda carving at Keladi temple. ImageImageImage
During her rule, fought several battles to victory, defeated Sultan of Bijapu, fought bravely against Aurangzeb’s forces.

Mastered music, literature She established a colony & facilitated settlement of scholars frm states to spread knowledge of ancient wisdom in #Keladi kingdom ImageImageImage
ಕೆಳದಿ ರಾಣಿ ಚನ್ನಮ್ಮ ಕ್ರಿ.ಶ(೧೬೭೨-೧೬೯೭) ಕೆಳದಿ ಸಂಸ್ಥಾನವನ್ನು ಆಳಿದ ವೀರ ಮಹಿಳೆ.
ಶಿವಾಜಿಯ ಮಗ ರಾಜರಾಮನಿಗೆ ನೀಡಿದ ಆಶ್ರಯದ ಪರಿಣಾಮ ಯುದ್ಧಕ್ಕೆ ಬಂದ ಔರಂಗಜೇಬನ ಸೈನ್ಯವನ್ನು ಸೋಲಿಸಿದ್ದು ಅತ್ಯಂತ ಮಹತ್ತ್ವ ಇತಿಹಾಸ
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Aug 17, 2020
Melukote Cheluvanarayana Swamy, worshiped by the great Sri Ramanujacharya also known as Thirunarayanapura built on rocky hills Yadugiri overlooking Cauvery valley #Mysuru

The temple has a no of beautifully carved pillars is praised as Badarinath of South India.
@BharatTemples_ ImageImageImage
ಚೆಲುವ ನಾರಾಯಣ ಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಮೇಲುಕೋಟೆ
ನಾಲ್ಕು ಯುಗ ದಿಂದ ಪೂಜಿಸಲ್ಪಡುತ್ತಿರುವ ರಾಮ ಪ್ರಿಯ ವಿಗ್ರಹ ಶ್ರೀ ಚೆಲುವ ರಾಯ.
#ಮಂಡ್ಯ #ಮೈಸೂರು

Melkote Cheluvanarayana Temple.
The intricate lattice work on the Ornately carved Pillar is awesome.
#Karnataka #temples
@AlpaChauhan_ @punarutthana
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Melukote is one of d holy sacred pilgrimages is home to Academy of Sanskrit Research, which's collected thousands of #Vedic #Sanskrit manuscripts.

Cheluvanaraya Swamy idol- Dakshina Badri, established by Sri Ramanujacharya as Legends Lord Krishna, Balarama've worshipped PC: Wiki ImageImage
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