- Temples of Hyderabad
Located near Secretariat & Ravindra Bharati, Opp : Reserve Bank of India.
Timings : 7am to 12pm and 2pm to 9pm. Photography not allowed.
This beautiful temple, which is located a top a hill has been constructed by Birlas. Birla Mandir is built in sculpted white marble, floats on the city skyline on Kala Pahad. The idol in the temple is a replica of the one at the famous Tirupati and was built by the Birlas three decades ago. The temple offers a panoramic view of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secundrabad. Scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata are finely sculpted in the marble. The main idol in the temple is 11 foot tall statue of Lord Venkateswara which is sculpted from black granite, specially mined and brought from Phirangipuram in Guntur district.--------
Chilkur Balaji Temple
Located at Chilkur in Moinabad mandal. Around 23 km from Mehdipatnam.
Temple of Lord Sri Venkateshwara. This temple is also popularly known as Visa Temple because many devotees come here with the wish of going abroad. It's customary to go around the temple (known as Pradakshina) eleven times and pray to god for a specific wish. Once this wish comes true, the recipient has to go again and take 108 Pradakshinas. This is one of the few temples in India which does not accept monetary donations. --------
Kharman Gath Hanuman Temple
Located at Kharman Gath---------
Parsi Fire Temple
Located at M.G. ROAD.---------
Located at Road no.55. JubileeHills.-----
Ranganatha Swami Temple
Located at Jijyaguda.-------
Subramanya Swami Temple
Located at Skandagiri, near Padma Rao Nagar.--------
Ramoji Film City.
Timings : 6am to 1pm and 4pm to 8pm.
This temple, dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, graces a promontory overlooking Sanghi Nagar. This temple is named after the family of Sanghis, owner of Sanghi group of industries. This beautiful temple, which is located a top a hill has been constructed in South Indian style with deities of many Gods. It has now become a major spot of shooting of films.-----
Ujjaini Mahankali Temple
Located at Mahankali street, Ramgopal Pet, near Paradise.------
Located at D.D.Colony. Near ShivamShivam Road.------------
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness was established by His Divine Grace Abhay Caranarvinda Bhaktivedanta Swami, affectionately known to his disciples as Srila Prabhupada. Born on September 1st 1896 in an orthodox Vaishnava family in Calcutta, India, he was named Abhay Caran by his doting parents. His father, Gour Mohan De, particularly wanted Abhay to become a great devotee of Sri Krishna, and worked hard to develop his natural affection for Krishna since childhood.
* [http://www.iskcon-hyderabad.com/founderacarya.html Isckon Hyderabad Official Website] --------
Located at Nallakunta.
This Temple was under (branch of) Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Sankara Mutt, Kancheepuram (Kanchi), Tamil Nadu State.
* [http://www.pondyonline.com/user/KanchiTemples/SriAdiSankara.aspx Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kancheepuram Website] ---------
Satya Sai Temple
Located at Sivam road, Near Osmania university
The Temple (Sivam) is a branch of the International Satya Sai Seva organisation.
* [http://www.shivam.org.in/home.asp Satya Sai Seva organisation, Hyderabad Official Website] ----------
Rama Krishna Math
Located at Domalaguda, Lower Tank Bund road
The Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad is a branch of the International Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission with its headquarters at Belur, Howrah, West Bengal, India. The Hyderabad branch was started in 1974. It is situated on the southern side of Ramakrishna Math Marg in Domalguda locality of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Its various departments include: Ramakrishna Universal Temple, language courses in Vivekananda Institute of Languages, some 20 courses for the youth in the Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence, Vivekananda Health Centre, Vivekananda Library, Gita Darshan (an audio-visual museum on the Gita), Sant Darshan, Ramakrishna Museum, book stall, daily poor feeding, breakfast for children, free tuition for school students, etc.
Ramakrishna Math, Hyderabad, being a branch centre of Ramakrishna Math, Belur Math, is meant to serve society in all possible ways— physical, mental, cultural, and spiritual—what Swami Vivekananda termed as Annadana, Vidyadana, and Jnanadana. We invite one and all of our countrymen, in general, and the people of Andhra Pradesh, in particular, to come forward and benefit from the various activities of the Math. We also invite all to participate in the service activities and promote the noble motto of this Math, which, in the words of Swami Vivekananda, is 'Atmano Mokshartham Jagaddhitaya cha'— 'for one's self-realization and for the welfare of the world at large'.
* [http://www.rkmath.org Rama Krishna Math Official Site]
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