Agra Temple


Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple touted as the richest temple in the world, is one of the main attractions in Kerala. Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala, fosters a temple that is considered to be one of the biggest mysteries to exist today.

Is it true that Taj Mahal was a temple?

It is India writ large. Or, as historian Rana Safvi puts it: The Taj Mahal is not a Hindu or a Muslim monument, it is an Indian monument, the one which represents India all over the world.

Is Taj Mahal a temple of Lord Shiva?

Archaeological Survey of India told a court that the mausoleum was built by Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor, for his wife and the claims that the Taj Mahal was actually a Shiva temple ‘tejomahalay’ are imaginary.

Which is the most powerful temple in India?

The Srirangam Temple is often listed as the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world. The temple, located in Tamil Nadu, occupies an area of 156 acres (631,000 m²) with a perimeter of 4,116m (10,710 feet), making it the largest temple in India and one of the largest religious complexes in the world.

Where is the oldest temple in India?

It is an ancient temple dedicated to the worship of the goddess Durga and is considered one of the oldest functional Hindu temples in India.
Mundeshwari Temple
Completed 635 CE Hindu inscriptions dated 4th century AD were found in the temple m.
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Is Qutub Minar a Hindu temple?

Qutub Minar not a place of worship: ASI – The Hindu.

Why are 22 rooms locked in Taj Mahal?

No secret history

The so-called 22 rooms in the basement of the Taj Mahal are not really rooms, rather a long arched corridor along which doors were fixed so the space could be utilised better, sources in the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) who have seen the basement area on several occasions, said.

Can Muslims visit Taj Mahal?

on the left side of Taj Mahal( when we enter)is a mosque, where people belonging to the Islamic faith offer Namaz , hence they are allowed to enter from western side gate after showing a proper ID to the security forces.

Is namaz prayed in Taj Mahal?

Namaz has been offered at the mosque of the Taj Mahal regularly.

Can you pray in Taj Mahal?

Muslims in Indian city of Agra would no longer be able to offer prayers at the mosque situated on the premises of landmark Taj Mahal except on Fridays. According to the directives issued by the Archaeological Survey of India, Muslims will be allowed to offer prayers at the Taj Mahal mosque only on Fridays.


Qutub Minar not a place of worship: ASI – The Hindu.


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