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Amareswara Temple at Raichur in Karnataka

Amareswara Temple , dedicated to Hindu God Shiva, is located at Gudagunte near Raichur in Karnataka. There are numerous legends regarding the appearance of Shiva was Amareswara – two important stories – one is that of Mahiravana (maternal uncle of Ravana) getting a Shivling from Shiva for his sister’s worship. But he places the Shivling at the present site of the temple and is unable to remove it. Another story has it that Shiva appeared as a young boy to help a devoted couple. After helping the couple, Shiva disappeared at the present site of the temple. The most important festival at the Amareswara Temple is held during the Holi Purnima day. The deity is the family deity of thousands of people in the region. Amaragunda a holy tank is found near the temple. Lingsugur is the nearest town to Amareswara Temple and is at a distance of about 18 Kms from the temple. Devara Bhoopura cross bus stand is located on Bidar-Srirangapatna (SH-19) highway at a distance of ab

Vaishno Devi Aarti Timings

Vaishno Devi Temple is located at Katra in  Jammu and Kashmir  and is visited annually by more than 5 million devotees. Detail Vaishno Devi Aarti Timing is given below. The temple is located on the folds Trikuta - a three-peaked mountain. The murti of Goddess Vaishnodevi is in the form of three natural rock formations.  Vaishno Devi Aarti Timings Vaishno Devi Aarti is held two times in a day. The first aarti is held in the morning and the second in the evening. The exact timing of the aarti is based on the sunrise and sunset time in Katra. The morning aarti is held just before sunrise. The evening aarti is held just after the sunset. The exact timing of Aarti changes every day depending on the sunrise and sunset time in Katra. During the Aarti devotees are not allowed to take darshan. The aarti period is nearly two hours.

Mansa Devi Temple Timings – Opening and Closing of Mansa Devi Temple

Manasa   Devi   Temple , near Panchkula in Haryana, is a popular Shakti Temple in North India . Detail  Mansa Devi temple timings of the Mansa Devi shrine located near Chandigarh are given below. The opening and closing time of the temple change during summer and winter. Mansa Devi Temple Timings: 4:00 AM to 10:00 PM in the summer season (March to October) 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM in the winter (November to February)