Travel Tips: This temple of India houses an entire city inside itself..
There are many such places in India whose stories you would hardly believe. There is a temple in South India, which is said to be bigger than the most famous place in Europe, Vatican City. We are talking about the Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple of Tamil Nadu. This temple was built on an island between the Kaveri and Kalidam rivers in Tamil Nadu. Let us tell you that Lord Vishnu, Ram, Shri Krishna, and Lakshmi are worshiped in this temple. Let us tell you about this temple.
How is a temple built?
This temple is built in Dravidian style. In this, you can see a wonderful example of Hoysala and Vijayanagara architecture. The fort-like walls of the temple and the beautifully carved gopuram look very beautiful.
Lord Vishnu has 24 incarnations
There are 24 incarnations of Lord Vishnu carved here, along with 4 pillars, called Chaturvamashti. In this temple, there is an idol of Vishnu in a sleeping posture.
Here this festival lasts for 9 days
A festival is celebrated before Diwali at Ranganatha Swamy Temple. This grand festival, which lasts for nine days from Dooj to Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha of Kartik month, is celebrated with great pomp and show. This festival is called the Onjal festival.
During the festival, Ranganath Swami's palanquin is taken out. In this festival, the idol of Ranganath Swami is kept in a palanquin, after which his procession is taken out. Defects are removed by Vedic mantras and Tamil songs.
Go to temple
You can plan to visit the temple during the summer holidays. You can visit the temple and see the nearby places. There are many attractive places around it. Sri Ranganatha Swamy can be visited in Tamil Nadu this summer.
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