Temples in Hyderabad

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Temples in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, the capital city of Telangana, is world-famous for its rich history, food. The architectural grandeur, the cultural and religious significance of the beautiful temples in Hyderabad, will surely make your visit worth it. Birla temple, Jagganath temple and Peddamma temple are some of the most visited temples by locals and tourists in Hyderabad.

Here is the list of 7 Temples in Hyderabad

1. Birla Mandir, Hyderabad

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The Birla Mandir in Hyderabad forms a pleasant serene atmosphere and is a perfect place for those who wish to get away from the city life and immerse themselves in prayer and meditation. Created in 1976 by Swami Renganathananda from Ramakrishna Ashram and constructed by the Birla Foundation, the Birla Mandir has been a safe haven for all those looking for a few hours of peace amongst the glorious landscape. The Mandir is dedicated to the Lord Venkateshwara of Tirumala and is in fact modelled after and is the replica of the idol of Balaji of Tirupati.

2. Chilkur Balaji Temple, Hyderabad

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Chilkur Balaji Temple is situated in the picturesque village of Chilkur, about 30 kilometres away from Hyderabad. It is also called the VISA Temple, and sits prettily on the banks of the Osman Sagar Lake, near the Vikarabad Road. It is believed that paying your obeisance to the presiding deity, Lord Balaji Venkateswara, along with Sridevi and Bhoodev can grant your wishes of gaining a USA Visa! The temple houses the Visa Balaji or the Visa God! The belief finds its roots in an incident when a few students who had their Visa applications rejected, came and prayed here only to have their applications accepted.

3. Iskcon temple, Hyderabad

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ISKON is known all over for being some of the most beautiful, active, spiritual and religious centers in the country. One such ISKON temple can be found in the Nampally region in Hyderabad. The main deity in the temple is Lord Krishna. One can also see idols of Sri Gaura-Nitai, Sri Jagannatha Baladeva-Subhadra and Sri Radha Madana-Mohana. The temple carries out programs of Pujas and Aartis every day while on Sundays, special programs are organized.

4. Sri Jagannath Temple, Hyderabad

Located in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Jagannath Temple is a modern Hindu temple built by the Odia community dedicated to Hindu God Jagannath- God of the Universe. Constructed in red sandstone, the temple follows the ancient shikhara style pattern. Besides the main deity, the temple has smaller shrines dedicated to Lakshmi, Shiva, Ganesha, Hanuman and Navagraha.

5. Peddamma Temple, Hyderabad

Situated in Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad, Peddamma Temple is a Hindu temple enshrine by •the supreme motherê. She is the most supreme of the 11 forms of village deities. Besides the main shrines, the temple also has idols of Lakshmi, Ganpathy and Saraswati. The temple accepts only coconuts as offerings.

6. Sri Ganesh Temple, Secunderabad, Secunderabad

About 200 years old, Sri Ganesh temple is one of the most famous temples in Telangana. The main deity is Lord Ganesha, whose idol is the main attraction of the temple. Apart from the main deity, there are six other sannathis dedicated to various gods and goddesses namely Lord Shiva, Sri Navagraha, Sri Subramanya Swamy, Sri Anjaneya, Sri Uma Maheshwari, RahuKetu and Maha Ganapathi Mandapam. Daily rituals are performed regularly, and different pujas and offerings are also conducted based on the devotees' preferences.

7. Nagamma Temple, Secunderabad

Nagamma Temple, located in Secunderabad, Telangana, is one of the oldest temples in the area and well-known among locals as well as tourists. With intricately carved idols and ancient architecture, the temple is dedicated to Goddess Nagamma, a snake deity belonging to the Hindu religion. Devotees believe in her powers to satisfy desires and reduce the issues with their horoscope such as Naag Dosh (Sarpa Dosha).

Visit these magnificent temples in Hyderabad to attain divine peace.

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