Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Nairobi

The oldest Swaminarayan Organisation in Kenya, founded in Nairobi in 1932, as East Africa Satsang Mandal, to serve as a meeting point for all Swaminarayan Devotees in the Region. The East Africa Swaminarayan Satsang Temple, Nairobi was built in 1945. It was the first Swaminarayan temple to be built outside the Indian subcontinent as well […]

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Nallur Kandaswamy temple

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil (Tamil: நல்லூர் கந்தசுவாமி கோவில் Sinhala: නල්ලුරුව ස්කන්ධ කුමාර කෝවිල) is a noteworthy Hindu sanctuary, situated in Nallur, Northern Territory, Sri Lanka. The directing god is Ruler Murugan or Katharagama Deviyo as the sacred ‘Vel’ in the Sanctum, the essential holy place, and in different structures, in particular, Shanmugar, Muthukumaraswami, Valli Kaanthar with […]

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Ketheeswaram temple

Ketheeswaram sanctuary (Tamil: திருக்கேதீஸ்வரம் Tirukkētīsvaram) is an old Hindu sanctuary in Mannar, Northern Region Sri Lanka. Ignoring the antiquated period Tamil port towns of Manthai and Kudiramalai, the sanctuary has lay in ruins, been reestablished, revamped and developed by different royals and fans since its commencement. Tirukkētīsvaram is one of the Pancha Ishwarams devoted to […]

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Naguleswaram temple

Keerimalai Naguleswaram sanctuary (Tamil: கீரிமலை நகுலேஸ்வரம் கோயில்), truly referred to likewise as the Thirutambaleswaram Kovil of Keerimalai, is a well known Hindu sanctuary in Keerimalai, found north of Jaffna, Northern Province, Sri Lanka in the suburb of Kankesanthurai. Probably the most seasoned holy place of the district, it is the northernmost of the island’s Pancha […]

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Maviddapuram Kandaswamy Temple

Maviddapuram Kandaswamy Temple (Tamil: மாவிட்டபுரம் கந்தசாமி கோவில்) is a Hindu sanctuary in Maviddapuram in northern Sri Lanka. History As indicated by legend Maviddapuram has had a Hindu holy place for a long time. As per another legend, an eighth century Chola[a] princess Mathurapuraveeravalli,[b] girl of Tissai Ughra Cholan, the King of Madurai, was delivered with […]

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Pancha Ishwarams

The Pancha Ishwarams (five abodes of Shiva) (Tamil: பஞ்ச ஈஸ்வரங்கள், romanized: Pancha Eeswarankal) are five coastal ancient kovils built in dedication to the Hindu supreme being Ishwara in the form of the god Shiva, located along the circumference of Sri Lanka. The most sacred pilgrimage complexes for Sri Lankan Tamil devotees of the Hindu faith, […]

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