Wish fulfilling temples in Bengaluru….Belief systems……Karyasiddhi Anjaneya, Narasimha Meru, Muneeswarar, Dharmaraya Swamy, Chokkanathaswamy, Nimishamba Devi…

Traveling across in India is a thrilling experience.  India’s diverse culture,language and its history associated with divinity, belief system and miracles are very unique. In the second week of this month I traveled widely in and around the city of Bangalore or Bengaluru, popularly known as Silicon Valley of India. I was keen to visit…

Lighting of lemon lamps-My visit to Banashankari Temple

The climate is salubrious.The weather is chilly.The day is a big day.2011’s Christmas Day. The place I am referring to is the garden city of Bangalore in India.Be it for job opportunities,education,health facilities,parks and for tree-lined roads,cosmopolitan work culture and for many things Bangloreans are spoilt for choice.I also sucked into it. Not attracted to…

My visit to Dakshineswar kali Temple-Kolkata

India’s temple map is very unique. All are steeped in antiquity. And full of architecture and crafting skills of artisans. My son was in Kolkata during the first week of this New Year. So, a religious cum venture trip was planned on New Year’s Day. We all decided that we would go to Dakshineswar Kali…

Kula Deivam- A Unique Tamil Tradition

Last week I was traveling in and around Tamil Nadu in India. I met my well wisher staying at Srirangam famous for its temples. During my stay I came to know about one unique feature of Tamil traditional belief about family deity or “kuladeivam”. Indeed quite fascinating. Whatever information I gathered from my well wisher…