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Famous Hindu Temples in Allahabad, India

Famous Hindu Temples in Allahabad, India

Hanuman Mandir :

Hanuman Mandir India Hanuman Mandir one of the unique temples in the city is located in proximity to the Allahabad Fort. The idol of Hanuman is 20 feet long and 8 feet wide. This idol is in a reclining position and is a few feet below the ground. Along with 108 Shivalingas Hanuman Temple is the tallest temple in Jhusi; and the temple has an unusually tall hanuman deity.

Narayani Ashram :

Narayani Ashram Allahabad India Narayani Ashram has a Temple of Lord Shiva which can be reached by climbing some stairs. The most astonishing thing about the Narayani Ashram Temple is that you find the temple ending at the bank of River Ganges.

Atmosphere of Narayani Ashram Temple is very calm. You can explore mythological representation of gods, goddesses and legends through stone carvings.

Kalyani Devi Temple :

Kalyani Devi Temple  Allahabad India This temple one of the sacred Shaktipeeth in Allahabad, is considered sacred since Sati's fingers were believed to have fallen here. The idol housed within this temple is over thousand years old. The Chaitra Navratri and the Ashwin Navratri are two important festivals that are celebrated in this temple in the month of March and October respectively.

Lalita Devi Temple :

Lalita Devi Temple  Allahabad India It is dedicated to Lalita Devi, who is a manifestation of Sati. Inside this temple is a smaller shrine, which houses a Shiva linga made of mercury. Bargad Ghat located near this temple, which is believed to be very sacred.

Shankar Viman Mandapam :

Shankar Viman Mandapam  Allahabad India It is 130-feet-high and is located in proximity to Triveni. It is a four-storied structure that houses the idols of Kumari Bhatt, Jagatguru Shankaracharya and Kamakshi Devi .

Mankameshwar Temple :

Mankameshwar Temple Allahabad India It is located along the banks of river Yamuna. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated in close proximity to Saraswati Ghat. According to the Hindu calendar, in Sawan month, Mondays are considered auspicious, therefore, most of the devotees pay visit to the temple.

Shivkuti Mahadev Temple:

Shivkuti Mahadev TempleThis temple is situated on the banks of river Yamuna and is located near Triveni which is directly opposite to the Allahabad Fort. Popularly known as Someshwar Mahadev Temple, the temple houses the deity Someshwar Mahadev, which is the ‘Rudra Roop’ of Lord Shankar.

Someshwar Mahadev Temple:

Someshwar Mahadev Temple Allahabad IndiaTriveni Sangam, a religious centre in Allahabad is the confluence of the rivers the Ganga, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati. The ancient Someshwar Mahadev Temple, also known as Shivkoti temple, is located in Naini village near Sangam on the banks of the River Yamuna.

Alopi Devi Mandir :

Alopi Devi Mandir Allahabad India Alopi Devi Temple is referred to as one of the Shaktipithas of Goddess Lalita Devi (also known as Tripura Sundari or Red Goddess). A unique temple, its presiding deity is in the form of a small wooden Jhula (swing), which is placed above a marble platform.

Naag Vasuki Temple at Daraganj :

Naag Vasuki Temple at DaraganjNagvasuki Temple, located in Daraganj is situated on the banks of the River Ganges. Dedicated to Vasuki, who was the king of serpents, this temple is visited by large number of tourists every year.

A fair is held every year near this temple on the occasion of Nag Panchami. You can see here statues of many legendery characters like Bhishm Pitamah, the great warrior of Mahabharata. This is one of the most ancient temples of Allahabad.

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