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Indian Temple Tour – Indian temples list for Top Spiritual Yatras

Indian Temple tour gives temples to visit in India – total shakti peeth in India, total jyotirling in India, kumbh mela places in India, ancient temples in India. India is country with immersed spirituality. Devotees always like to visit ancient temples in India or wanted to do these Yatras at least once in their life time. Here is the list of Temples to visit exclusively only in Incredible India AKA Bharat.

Indian Temple Yatras – Sanathana Dharma

1 . Mukti Kshetram -Varanasi or Kasi or Kashi – Uttar Pradesh

2. Maha Divya Kshetras

  1. Kashi – Vishwanath temple, Uttar Pradesh
  2. Kanchi – Shiva Kanchi, Vishnu Kanchi, Kamakshi Temples, Tamilnadu

Read post about Sampoorna Bharath yatra

3. Tri Linga Desam

  1. Srisailam Temple, Andhra Pradesh
  2. Draksharamam Temple, Andhra Pradesh
  3. Kaleswaram, Telangana

Also read Srisailam Temple importance and how to reach from Hyderabad

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Kashi images

TriSthali yatra

  1. Prayag – Holi bathe in Triveni sangam -Mundam (giving hair)
  2. Kashi – Dandam (Namaskar to Viswanath)
  3. Gaya – pinda pradan (Rituals to ancestors)

TriGaya temples

As Gayasura wish Lord Vishnu gave him 3 holy places on his name.

  1. Siro Gaya – Gaya, Bihar – Vishnu feet on Gayasura head
  2. Nabhi Gaya – Girijadevi temple, Jajpur -(120km from Bhuvaneshwar, Orrissa)
  3. Paada Gaya –  Puruhootika temple, Pitapuram, Andhra Pradesh

4. Kumbh mela places in India – Indian temple tour

Kumbh mela is organized for every 12 years in below places, also half Kumbh mela is celebrated for every 6 years.

  1. Haridwar – Uttarakhand
  2. Nasik – Maharashtra
  3. Payag  (Allahabad) – Uttar Pradesh
  4. Ujjain – Madhya Pradesh

Chatur Mata – These are established by Aadi Sankaracharya

a) Shrungeri – Dakshina peet(south)

b) Puri – purve peet(East)

c) Dwaraka – Paschim peet(west)

d) Joshi Math – Badrinath – Uttar peet(North)

Chatur Dhamas

Char means four Dhamas are situated in India in four corners of it.

a) Rameswaram – Dakshina Dhamam (south) – Sri Rameswara Jyotirlinga Temple

b) Puri – purva Dhamam (East) – Jagannath Temple

c) Dwaraka – Pashim Dhamam (West) – Sri Dwarakadhisha Temple

d) Badrinath – Uttar Dhamam (North) – Sri Badrinatha Temple

CharDham yatra places – North India – Indian temple tour

It’s popular yatra in India, and visited by devotees one after one which are in Himalayas.

a) Yamunotri

b) Kedarnath

c) Gangotri

d) Badrinath

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Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy

5. Pancha Kashi Temples

These temples are given equivalent importance as Kashi mentioned in

  1. Srisailam – Andhra Pradesh
  2. Kashi – Uttar Pradesh
  3. Kedaranath – Uttarakhand
  4. Sri Kalahasti – Andhra Pradesh
  5. Pattisam – Andhra Pradesh

Read about beautiful Pattiasam Temple Journey

Pancha Bhuta Ling Temples – South India – Indian temple tour

1. Kanchi(Tamilnadu) – Pridhvi Ling

2. Jubukeswaram(Tamilnadu) – Jal Ling

3. Thirivannamalai(Tamilnadu) – Agni Ling

4. Chidambaram(Tamilnadu) – Akash Ling

5. Sri Kalahasthi(Andhra Pradesh) – Vayu Ling

Pancharamalu – South India

Pancharamalu are in Andhra Pradesh state. Devotees do Pancharama yatra during Karthika masam(October- November)

1 . Amararamam – Amaravathi (Vijayawada), Krishna district

2. Draksharamam – Bhimaramam, Godavari district

3. Kumararamam – Samarlakota, Godavari district

4. Somaramam – Gunupuri, Bhimavaram, Godavari district

5. Kshiraramam – Palakollu, Godavari district

Read about Pancharama tour in Andhra Pradesh

Panchakshi Temples – South India

  1. Kamakshi Temple – Kanchi
  2. Meenakshi Temple – Madhurai
  3. Vishalakshi Temple – Kashi or Varanasi
  4. Padmakshi Temple – Hanumakonda near Warangal
  5. Virupakshi Temple – Hampi

6. Shat Sumbrahmanya Temples – South India

  1. Palani
  2. Tiruttani
  3. Tiruchanduru
  4. Swami malai
  5. Tiruppakundram – 10 km from Madhurai
  6. Pazhamudircholai Murugan temple – 25 km from Madhurai

7. Sapta Moksha Nagara

  1. Ayodhya
  2. Madhura
  3. Maya ( Haridwar)
  4. Kasi
  5. Kanchi
  6. Avanthikapuri (Ujjaini)
  7. Dwaravathi (Dwaraka)

Read about Kashi yatra – Things to do

Astavinayaka temple,Maharashtra

Temples to visit in India – Indian temple tour

8. Ashta Vinayaka Temples around Pune (Ashta Ganesha Yatra)

  1. Siddhatek
  2.  Morgaon
  3. Tehur
  4. Ranjangaon
  5. Lenyadri
  6. Pali
  7. Mahad
  8. Ozar

9. Nava Narasimha temples

1.Panakala swamy temple – Mangalagiri – Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

2. Vedadri – near Jaggayyapet, Krisha district

3. Malakonda – near Singarayakonda, Prakasam district

4. Penchalakona, Nellore district

5. Ahobilam, Kurnool disrtict

6. Yadadri, Nalgonda district

7. Simhachalam, Visakha district

8. Antarvedi, East Godavari district

9. Kadiri, Ananthpur district or Dharmapuri, Telangana

Navagraha temples yatra in Kumbakonam – South India

Navagraha temples around Kumbhakonam

  1. Surya temple – Surooyinar koil
  2. Thingaloor – Chandran koil
  3. Vaitheeswaran koil – Chevvai
  4. Thiruvenkadu – Bhudhan koil
  5. Alangudi – Guru Koil
  6. Kanjanur – Sukra koil
  7. Thirunallaru – Saneeswar koil
  8. Thirunageswaram – Rahu koil
  9. Keezhaperumpallam Kethu koil
  Jyotirling in India – Indian temple tour
12 Shiv jyotirling India

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12. Dwadasa Shiv Jyotirling Temples

Total Jyotirling in India are 12 and listed as below

1. Somnath, Gujarat (Arabian sea shore)

2. Mallikarjuna Swamy temple – Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh (River-Krishna)

3. Mahakaleshwar Temple, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh (Kshipra river)

4. Omkareshwar and Mamaleswar, Madhya Pradesh (Narmada river)

5. Baidyanath temple, Jharkhand

6. Bhimashankar Temple, Maharashtra (Bhima river)

7. Rameshwara Swami temple, Rameswaram, Tamilnadu

8. Nageswara temple, Daarukavanam, Dwaraka dist, Gujarat

9. Kashi Vishwanath temple, Uttar Pradesh (River-Ganga)

10. Trimbakeshwar, Maharashtra (river-Godavari)

11. Kedarnath temple, Uttarakhand (river-Mandakini)

12. Grishneshwar Temple, Maharashtra

Read more about Jyotirling in India

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shakti peeth

Shakti Peeth in India – Indian temple tour

Total shakti peeth in India are 18 and listed as

1. Shankari Devi – Sri Lanka

2. Kamakshi Devi – Kanchi, Tamilnadu

3. Shrinkhala Devi – Hooghly, West Bengal

4. Chamundeshwari Devi – Mysore, Karnataka

5. Jogulamba Devi – Alampur, Telangana

6. Brahmarabika Devi – Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh

7. Maha Lakshmi Devi – Kolhapur, Maharashtra

8. Ekaveerika Devi temple – Mahur, Maharashtra

9. MahaKali Devi – Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

10. Puruhutika Devi – Pithapuram, Andhra Pradesh

11. Girija Devi – jajhpur, Orissa

12. Manikya Devi – Draksharamam, Andhra Pradesh

13. Kama rupi Devi – Haridwar, Uttarakhand

14. Madhaveswari Devi – Prayag, Uttar Pradesh

15. Vaishnavi Devi – Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

16. Mangalya Gouri Devi – Gaya, Bihar

17. Vishalakshi Devi – Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

18. Sri Saraswathi Devi – Kashmir

Also there are 51 shakti peeth, 108 Divya Desam(Lord Vishnu temples) in India.

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