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Mundota Fort and Palace

Mundota Fort and Palace are approximately 450-year-old heritage monuments and structures located in Mundota, a small town in the hills of the Aravali Range in the state of Rajasthan in north-western India. Mundota was a Double Tazmi Jagir of the ...

Diocese of Krishna-Godavari of the Church of South India

Krishna-Godavari Diocese is a diocese of Church of South India in Andrapradesh state of India. The diocese is one among the 22 dioceses of Church of South India.

Diocese of Rayalaseema of the Church of South India

Rayalaseema Diocese is a diocese of Church of South India in Andhra Pradesh state of India.The diocese one among the 22 dioceses of Church of South India.

Ameen Peer Dargah

Ameenpeer Dargah is a Sufi shrine located in the Kadapa City in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is one of best known Sufi pilgrimage sites in India. This Dargah or Asthana shrine is also called Asthana-e-Magdoom Ilahi آستانہ مخدوم الہی. It is located i ...

Diskit Monastery

Diskit Monastery also known as Deskit Gompa or Diskit Gompa is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, northern India. It belongs to the Gelugpa Yellow Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It was founded by Changzem Tser ...

Hanle Monastery

Hanle Monastery is a 17th-century gompa of the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism located in the Hanle Valley, Leh district, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India on an old branch of the ancient Ladakh-Tibet trade route. The valley ...

Hundur Monastery

Hundur Monastery, also known as Hundur Gompa, is a Buddhist monastery in the Hundar village, in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, northern India. It is located near the Diskit Monastery and Lachung Temple, situated just below the main road, near the br ...

Korzok Monastery

Korzok, is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery belonging to the Drukpa Lineage. It is located in the Korzok village, on the northwestern bank of Tso Moriri in Leh District, Ladakh, India. The gompa, at 4.560 metres, houses a Shakyamuni Buddha and other ...

Kursha Monastery

Karsha Monastery or Karsha Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in the Padum Valley of the Zanskar region of the union territory of Ladakh in northern India. The Doda River flows past the monastery from its source at the Drang Drung glacier of the Pensi ...

Lingshed Monastery

Lingshed Monastery or Lingshed Gompa is a Gelugpa Buddhist monastery in Ladakh, India. It is located near Lingshet village in the Leh district. It was founded in the 1440s by Changsems Sherabs Zangpo, disciple of Je Tsongkhapa, on a monastic site ...

Matho Monastery

Matho Monastery, or Matho Gonpa or Mangtro Monastery or Mangtro Gonpa, from the Tibetan "mang" that means "many" and "tro" that means "happiness", is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located 26 kilometres southeast of Leh in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir ...

Rangdum Monastery

Rangdum Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery belonging to the Gelugpa sect, situated on top of a small but steep sugarloaf hill at an altitude of 4.031 m at the head of the Suru Valley, in Ladakh. It is next to the tiny village of Julidok, a ...

Spituk Monastery

Spituk Monastery, also known as Spituk Gompa or Pethup Gompa, is a Buddhist monastery in Spituk, Leh district, Ladakh, northern India. 8 kilometres from Leh. The site of Spituk was blessed by the Arhat Nyimagung. It was founded by Od-de, the elde ...

Stakna Monastery

Stakna Monastery or Stakna Gompa is a Buddhist monastery of the Drugpa sect in Stakna, Leh district, Ladakh, northern India, 21 or 25 kilometres from Leh on the left bank of the Indus River. It was founded in the late 16th century by a Bhutanese ...

Stok Monastery

Stok Monastery or Stok Gompa is a Buddhist monastery in Stok, Leh district, Ladakh, northern India, 15 kilometres south of Leh. It was founded by Lama Lhawang Lotus in the 14th Century and has a notable library including all 108 volumes of the Ka ...

Sumda Chun

Temple at Sumda Chun, an early Tibetan Buddhist temple and monastery is located in the Sumda Chun village, a remote part of the Himalayas. The temple at Sumda Chun is under the management of Hemis Monastery that appoints monks for conducting dail ...

Takthok Monastery

Takthok Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Sakti village in Ladakh, northern India, located approximately 46 kilometres east of Leh. The name Takthok, literally meaning rock-roof was named because both its roof as well as walls are made up of r ...

Wanla Monastery

Wanla Gompa is a historic Buddhist monastery on the ridge that crowns Wanla village in Ladakh of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Its small but impressively preserved three-storeyed Avalokitesvara temple is one of the earliest known Drigung Kagyu prayer ...

Hinduism in Goa

Hinduism is the majority religion in Goa. As of 2011, 66% of the population of Goa is Hindu. Goan Hinduism has unique properties. Although Hindu Goans and other Indian Hindus share most rituals, the isolation of Goans in a Portuguese colony and t ...

Vahanas used in Goan temples

This is a list of Vahanas used in Goan temples. Palakhi also called as Shikbika,can be wooden,Silver or sometimes even golden Maharatha Ter,chariots pulled by devotees Ashwavahana Gajavahan Ratha Chariot carried on shoulders by devotees Nauka a b ...

Our Lady of Victories Church, Kolar district, Karnataka

Our Lady of Victories Church is a Catholic church situated in the Kolar Gold Fields within the Kolar district, in the State of Karnataka in India. This was the first parish church that was established in the Kolar District and heads the other par ...

Shettihalli Rosary Church

Shettihalli Church is located 2 km from Shettihalli, Hassan, in Karnataka. Built in the 1860s by the French missionaries in India, the church is a magnificent structure of Gothic Architecture. After the construction of the Hemavati Dam and Reserv ...

St. Michaels and All Angels Church, Oorgaum, KGF

St. Michaels and All Angels Church is located at Oorgaum, Kolar Gold Fields, India. The church stands on Cooke Road, near the KGF Club, south of the Catholic Mother of Mines Church. The origin of the church goes back to 1899, and was for the excl ...

Masjid Zeenath Baksh

The Zeenath Baksh Juma Masjid commonly known as Masjid Zeenath Baksh is the 3rd oldest mosque in India and the oldest in the state of Karnataka. The mosque was established by the kin and kith of sahabah of prophet Muhammad, thus emerging as of ex ...

Shri Guru Kottureshwara Temple

Shri Guru Kottureshwara Shrine at Kotturu is an ancient shrine located at the Kudligi taluk, Bellary District, North Karnataka, India, 583134. This temple is 19 km from Kudligi, 28 km from Hagaribommanahalli, 129 km from Davanagere and 253 km fro ...

Hikkal

Hikkal is a hill in Urdigere Taluk, Tumkur District, and Karnataka State, India. It is approximately 16 km from the districts main city of Tumkur, and 70 km away from the capital city Bangalore. The hill houses a temple of Lord Srinivasa in the f ...

Culture of Thalassery

The British had considerable impact on local culture. As an ancient trade center, the trading and business relations that existed with the Europeans and the Arabs brought people and ideas from many other lands. The Christian missionaries and the ...

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