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Written by: Jayanthi
Sunday, October 26, 2008

Kapaleeswarar - Chennai

Across the U.S.A., India, Canada, Oman, in their cities, remote villages, tourist locations and unexpected side stops has introduced me to a wide repertoire of spiritual havens. Share in my spiritual journeys with me!

Share in my spiritual journeys with me! (Mylapore Kapaleeshwarar Goparum, temple tower, to right by Krishna Kumar, 2009)

 ==Photo Slide Shows at end of post!!==


**Two asterisks before denotes a link to pictures I or my husband have taken at the temple with links for contact information, address and link to temple's website.

In the U.S.A.

Arsha Vidya Gurukulam - Saylorsburg, PA. 4/2003

**Chicago Bahai’i Temple - Wilmette, Illinios. 5/2006

Christian Assembly of God, Cortland, NY, 2001

Islamic Center of Rochester - Rochester, NY. 7/2007

Congregation Ezrath Israel (Jewish) - Ellenville, NY. 3/2002

Fremont Hindu Temple - Fremont, California. 8/2001.

Hindu Cultural Center of Western New York (Formally - Jain Community of Buffalo, N.Y.) Getzville –1998, 2009

**Hindu-Jain Temple - Monroeville, Pennsylvania (near to Venkataswara Temple Pittsburgh) 5/2000

Hindu Mandir of Central New York - Syracuse, NY. 4/2002

**Hindu Temple of Atlanta - Atlanta, Georgia 6/99

The Hindu Temple & Cultural Center - Birmingham, Alabama 5/99

**Hindu Temple - Memphis, TN. 6/2000

Hindu Temple of Rochester - Rochester, NY. 7/2002

Hindu Temple nearest to Clearwater, Florida 4/99

Murugan Temple - Lanham, Maryland 6/98

Namgyal Monastery - Ithaca, NY. 1995

Rochester Zen Center, Rochester, NY, 3/2009

**Sri Lakshmi Temple - Framingham, Massachusetts 6/98- 5/99

Shiva Murugan Temple - Concord, California 8/2001.

Sri Venketaswara Temple - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 5/2000

Srividya Temple (Amman/Goddess Temple) - Rochester, NY. 2/2002

Shiva-Vishnu Temple - Livermore, California. 8/2001

Shiva Vishnu Temple of South Florida - Southwest Ranches, Florida. 12/2003

Vedanata Society of Northern California - Ramakrishna Mission, Vallejo, San Francisco, California. 8/2001


In India

CSI-Church of Jesus the Lord, West Tambaram, Chennai 2000

**Bahai’i Lotus Temple - Delhi, India. 8/2000

**Devi Niwas Temple - Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala, 11/2006

Hanuman Temple, Anjeyenar Koil Street, West Tambaram, Chennai 1999-2001

Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Mylapore Chennai, 2000, 2009. Link to 2009 Photos by Krishna Kumar

**Pardesi Synegogue - Kochi, Kerala (Jewish). 5/2007

Ramakrishna Math - Mylapore, Chennai. 2/2000

Shakthi Nageswari Amman Kovil, West Tambaram, Chennai 2000

St. Mathews Church, East Tambaram, Chennai 2000

**Suchindrum Temple, Nagarkoil, Tamil Nadu, 6/2007

**Thirumalla Devasom Temple - Mattancherry, Kochi, Kerala. 11/2007

Thiruvanmiyur Temple - Chennai. 11/2007

**Tirupati Venkataswara Temple (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams) - Thirupathi, Andhra Pradesh. 12/1998.

Tiruttani Murugan Temple - Thirutanni, Tamil Nadu. 2/2000

Vadapazhani Murugan Temple- Vadapazhani, Chennai. November 2001

Vadapazhani (aka Vadapalani) Siva Koil - Vadapazhani, Chennai. 6/2000-5/2001.

Viswaroopa Adhivyadhihara Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya Swamy Temple - Nanganallur, Chennai. 11/2001.



Temples in Kanchipuram: (Temple city of Tamil Nadu, India.)

All Visited 11-2001 unless stated:

Kailashanath Temple, 6/2009, photos by Krishna Kumar

Temple Scene

**Sri Chithira Gupthar Temple

Sri Chithiswarar Temple

**Sri Ekambaranathar Temple (Siva)

**Sri Kacchapeswarar Temple

**Sri Kanchi Kamakshi (Kamakshi Amman) Temple

**Sri Karumariyamman Temple

**Sri Kumarakottam Temple (Murugan)

**Sri Shankara Madam  

**Sri Varadharaja Swamy Perumal Temple

Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple 6/2009, photos by Krishna Kumar (photo to right, men in hall)

**Sri Vazhakkarutheeswarar Temple (Siva)

Thennangur Panduranga (outside Kanchipuram)

**Ulagalanda Perumal Temple

Vaikuntha Perumal Temple, 6/2009, photos by Krishna Kumar


OMAN:
Siva Temple and Ganesha Temples, Muscat, May 2001


Canada:
**Thirumurugan Temple - Montrael, Canada. 1/2002.

 

This diary was first posted in October 2001 to my old site. 

Updates: October 2004, June, December 2007, October 2008, May 2009, June 2009.

 

Thank you for reading!

 

 

 

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3 comments so far...

Re: Spiritual Sightseeing: Hindu Temples and other Spiritual Abodes Visited Worldwide

nice job to capture wonderful pics :)

happy to note that majority of indian famous temples / worship places have been listed

thanks

By tvsrinivas on   Sunday, February 14, 2010

Re: Spiritual Sightseeing: Hindu Temples and other Spiritual Abodes Visited Worldwide

Thank you for stopping by, Srinivas.

By admin on   Sunday, February 14, 2010

Re: Spiritual Sightseeing: Hindu Temples and other Spiritual Abodes Visited Worldwide

Really a nice post and very unique and great pictures.
http://www.travelindia360.net/kapaleeswarar-temple-chennai.html

By Abel Smith on   Tuesday, August 10, 2010

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