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The Meenakshi Amman temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Recently, it is in news because the famous Goddess Meenakshi temple has got its first non-Brahmin as ‘archaka’ (priest), 12 years after the Tamil Nadu government passed an order ..
Union government includes 10 new Iconic sites in 3rd phase of its flagship project of Swachh Iconic Places
The Union government has added 10 new Iconic sites in 3rd phase of its flagship project of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) under Swachh Bharat Mission. The 3rd phase of SIP was launched at Mana village which is situated close to the Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand. The sites are Raghavendra Swamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Hazardwari ..
Tamil Nadu’s historic Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam has won the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017 for cultural heritage conservation. The main reasons for the temple to won the UN award are as follows: Use of traditional methods in renovating its structures and re-establishment of rainwater harvesting and historic drainage system, and to ..
The famous temple, Hasanamba Temple, came into operation in the 12th century, during the period of Krishnappa Nayaka (Ruler of Nayakas of Gingee). Hasanamba Temple is a highly revered shrine in Hassan. The presiding deity is Goddess Hasanamba and Hassan is named after the Goddess Hasanamba, the smiling goddess. The Hasanamba Temple in Hassan opens ..