Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Budhanilkantha Temple History

Budhanilkantha Temple History

Budhanilkantha Temple History, Timings

It dates back to Dwapara Yug, King Surya Ketu who used to rule Shivapuri was a devotee of Lord Vishnu. He used to worship Lord Badrinath regularly. He is getting old and not able to travel Badrinath to worship. He prayed to Lord Siva for his inability. Pleased Lord answered him that he will appear in his area itself. King requested to Vishwa Karma to sculpture an Idol. Bhima, Pandava's brother installed the Idol. Lord appeared in his dreams that Idol is not of his and cursed King and his generations to stay away.
At the end of Dwapara Yuga when Earth filled with water, Lord Krishna sent his Sudarshan Chakra and cut the Chobhar hill so that Kathmandu will not drown. The Idol went under the Earth. The place where Idol resides is called Khaalo.

How to reach Budhanilkantha Temple?

By Air?

  1. The nearest airport is at Kathmandu which is 10 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Kathmandu which is 8 Km away.

By Road


  1. Taxi available from Airport and Railway station to Temple.
Budhanilkantha Temple History

Friday, May 3, 2019

Lakshmi Kubera Temple Vandalur

Lakshmi Kubera Temple Vandalur

Lakshmi Kubera Temple Vandalur History, Timings, Darshan

As per the Legend, Kubera did penance for Lord Siva. Pleased Lord Siva along with Goddess Parvati appeared before him. Kubera on seeing the beauty of the Goddess Parvati remained silent. One of his eyes winked at Goddess Parvati. Angered Parvati Cursed Kubera that the winked eye will lose sight and burst. Kubera pleaded Lord Siva for his mistake. Siva requested Goddess Parvati to the devotee.
Goddess blessed Kubera, that his eye will grow to a smaller size. Hence, one eye is smaller than the other. Lord Siva appointed him as a guard for North direction. Goddess Parvati appointed him as the manager for the wealth.


How to reach Lakshmi Kubera Temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Chennai which is 18 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Chennai which is at Tambaram which is 13 Km away


Lakshmi Kubera Temple Vandalur

Monday, April 29, 2019

Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple History, Rote info

As per the Legend, Sage Vasishta did penance here on this Hills for Lord Venkateswara. Lord appeared before him and blessed him. To mark this moment, Sage Vasishta installed the Lord Ranganatha Swamy Idol and worshipped the deity. It is said that Lord Rama and Lakshmana in search of Sita Devi reached this place and offered prayers to the deity.
This temple was built by the King Vishnuvardhana and the architecture resembles Dravidian construction style.

How to reach Biligiri Ranganathaswamy temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Mysore which is 90 Km away.
  2. Temple is 180 Km from Bangalore airport.

By Train

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Chamarajanagar which is 45 Km away.
  2. Nanjangudu Railway station is 60 Km away.
  3. Temple is 80 Km from Mysore station.

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Mysore, Chamarajanagar, Yelandur.
Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Monday, April 22, 2019

Nimishamba temple

Nimishamba temple


Nimishamba temple History, Timings, Darshan and Route info

As per the Legend, Mukthaka Rishi thought of performing Yaga. The demons Janu and Sumandalas started troubling the Yaga. Weapons used by the Sage went vain as the demons got the boon from Brahma, that no weapon can kill them. Goddess Parvathi appeared before Sage and Killed the demons. Sage hailed Goddess as Nimishamba.


How to reach Nimishamba temple Mysore?


By Air


  1. The nearest airport is at Mysore which is 35 Km away.

By Train


  1. The nearest Railway station is at Mysore which is 19 Km away.

By Road


  1. The direct bus is available from Mysore to Ganjam.
Nimishamba temple

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Shimla Chadwick Falls

Shimla Chadwick Falls

Shimla Chadwick Falls Route info, Timings, Entry fees

Shimla Chadwick Falls situated in the Glen forest of Shimla Himachal Pradesh. One can trek to this waterfall to admire its beauty. It is a 100-meter waterfall which is recommended to visit in the monsoons as the rainfall will be adequate which make the waterfall bit heavy and more beautiful. The waterfalls are just a bit far from the Summer hill. Shimla has great hidden treasures of beauties. Every step in Shimla is adorned with beauty. Apparently, Shimla is known for the lush green mountains and the waterfall flowing among the amidst of these valleys and forest is just breathtaking. This place is perfect for the day time picnic, that is the reason why this is among the best places of Shimla which is been bustling always with the locals and the tourists. The name of the fall is been derived from Chidku Jhaar, which means Chidia in Hindi (Sparrow) and Jhaar means waterfall. Hence it is called Chadwick Falls, as it is said that only sparrows can reach these falls among the valley of the Glen forest of Shimla.

How to Reach Chadwick Falls Shimla Himachal Pradesh?

By Air:
Jubbarhatti Airport is the nearest Airport which is 25 km away from

By Rail:
Kalka Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station which is 38 km away from Shimla
Shimla Chadwick Falls

Tattapani Shimla Himachal Pradesh

Tattapani Shimla Himachal Pradesh

Tattapani Shimla Himachal Pradesh, Route info, opening dates
Tattapani situated 50 km away from the beautiful Shimla is popularly known for the hot spring coming out from the side of the Sutlej river. These hot water springs are known for their medicinal values because of the presence of Sulphur in the water. Also, the bath in the hot water spring in the monsoons makes a great combination. Also, many bathtubs are been arranged by the local shops for the sake of the tourists. This place is popular for adventures and also for some Hindu traditions the Sani dan means the donation. The offerings are offered to the Sani god on Saturdays. The donation is given to the Pandits or priests. Usually, materials like rice, dal, wheat, will be weighed accordingly and been donated to Pandya’s. Also, a local festival is been organized on the occasion of Makarsankranti.

Hot Water Spring:
No, natural hot water spring is available as the dam constructed over the Satluj river, so the natural hot water spring is been submerged under river water. But one can obtain this feature from the nearby hotels or any nearby residences.

F Hotel Hot Water Spring: Rs 350/- per head approx.
F Note: prices vary depending on the hotel type also based on the season the prices vary.

Sani Dan:
Location: River Bank of Sutlej river
Note: Local festival is been organized during Makarsankranti
Tattapani Shimla Himachal Pradesh

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Pashupatinath temple Kathmandu

Pashupatinath temple Kathmandu

Pashupatinath temple Kathmandu History, Timings, Darshan and Pooja details

As per the Legend, Lord Siva disguised himself as a deer and started roaming here. Devas who came to know about Lord Siva's existence thought of carrying him to Kashi. Devas pulled the deer horns with force. The deer reluctant to move and horns fell on the ground. These four pieces emerged as the four faces of Linga.

Pashupatinath Temple Nepal Timings

Morning Hours5:00 am – 12:00 pm
Evening Hours5:00 pm-  9:00 pm
The above-mentioned timings might change on special days.
Sandhya Aarti performed daily after 6 pm. No entry fee for this.
Aarti performed on the Banks of River Bagmati.
Dress Code: Any decent outfit.
Darshan waiting Time: 90 - 120 mins.
Temple will be crowded on festival days such as Sivaratri, Karthik Masa, Navaratri days etc.
Best Time to visit: Nov-May.

How to reach Pashupatinath Temple Nepal?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Kathmandu which is 2 Km away.

By Train


  1. The nearest Railway station is at Kathmandu which is 6 Km away.
Pashupatinath temple Kathmandu