09 TEMPLES THAT ARE BELOVED TO FULFILL WISHES

Wish-fulfilling temples It's a strong belief that the holy places bless the lives of those who visit them. It doesn't matter whether you are a believer or not, these temples are open to all. And it is said that anyone who makes a wish here, they come true. Let us discover the famous wish-fulfilling temples.

Tirupati Temple

Lord Venkateshwara is a benign avatar of Vishnu and the Tirupati temple on the Tirumala hills in Tamil Nadu is dedicated to the lord. It is believed that Balaji incurred a huge load from Kuber to pay for his daughter's wedding.

Kamakhya Temple

Perched atop the Nilachal Hill in Guwahati, Assam resides the Maa Kamakhya Devi temple. It is one of the most famous Shakti Peethas. Legends have it that Devi Sati's genitals fell here and every year, during monsoon, the goddess menstruates. Although the temple is closed down during this period, it is also considered the holiest time to visit.

Golden Temple

The Golden Temple in Amritsar is a Gurudwara and is one of the holiest sights for the Sikhs. It is the golden hue of the temple that gives it the famous name.

Kashi Vishwanath Temple

The Vishwanath Temple in Kashi is one of the jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Kashi is considered to be Lord Shiva's favourite place. Hence it is a must-visit pilgrimage for Shiva's devotees. The deity is known by the names Vishwanath and Vishweshwara, meaning Lord of the Universe.

Kedarnath Temple

The Kedarnath Temple is located on the Garhwal Himalayan range, near the Mandakini river, in the state of Uttarakhand. Due to extreme weather conditions, the temple is open to devotees only between the months of April and November. The temple is one of the sacred Char Dhams in Hinduism.

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple is dedicated to the goddess Meenakshi, a form of Shakti, and her consort, Sundareshwarar, a form of Shiva. The sculpture of the temple is astonishing and is one of the richest temples in India.

Puri Jagannath Temple

Puri is believed to be the home of Lord Jagannath (a form of Vishnu), his elder brother Balaram and his sister Subhadra. The temple features in the list of Char Dhams and it is famous for its annual Ratha Yatra, or chariot festival, in which the three principal deities are pulled on a huge and elaborately decorated chariot.

Siddhi Vinayak Temple

In the middle of a busy metropolis, we have the Siddhi Vinayak temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha in Mumbai. The temple is known for granting the wishes of the devotees.

Vaishno Devi Temple

Located in Katra, Reasi on the slopes of Trikuta Hills within the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir, Vaishno Devi Temple is considered as one of the Maha Shakti Peethas dedicated to Goddess Durga.

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