(Last Updated on : 15/04/2014)
Poonch is a place that had fallen under the axe of the Indo-Pak War, in consequence to which it was divided into two parts, yet retaining the erstwhile glory, with temples and other religious foundations residing peacefully alongside. Ancient temples, prehistoric shrines and holy memorials with deep religious significance, dots poonch while reverberating the true aura of spirituality. Some of the important temples are as follows:
Sri Dashnami Akhara Mandir, Poonch, Jammu & Kashmir:
Sri Dashnami Akhara Mandir has been erected on the site where distinguished Swamijis meditated to render the place exceedingly holy.
Ramkund Mandir, Poonch, Jammu & Kashmir:
Ramkund Mandir is popular amongst the Hindu pilgrims, due to the presence of three sacred 'kunds' (waterbody considered holy by Hindus), into which bathing is considered obligatory.
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Temples
|• ||Kapilash Temple|
Kapilash Temple is located at Dhenkanal town in Odisha. It was built by Narasinghdeva of the Ganga Dynasty. The idols of Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha, Kartikeya and Gangadevi have been installed inside the temple.
|• ||Tarakeshwar Temple|
Tarakeshwar Temple is a much venerated Hindu pilgrimage site. It is located at the Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal. It is devoted to Baba Tarakanath, a form of the Lord Shiva.
|• ||History of Indian Temples|
The history of Indian temples dates back to the ancient ages and variant dynasties that have ruled throughout the ages. Every temple of every region has a story attached to it that reflects the cultures of the specific dynasty.
|• ||Indian Temple Architecture|
Indian temple architecture is characterized by an awe-inspiring richness of architectural ingredients, sculptural forms, and aesthetic exuberance. It can be referred to as the most authentic and classical form of Indian art.
|• ||Sundha Mata Temple|
Sundha Mata temple is located on the top of the Sundha Mountain in Jalore District in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This temple enshrines the idol of Goddess Chamunda, along with Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganesha.