Jain temples of Ayodhya – Uttar Pradesh

Jain temples of Ayodhya

Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh (India, of course!) is the birthplace of Lord Rishabh Dev (Sri Adinath), the first Tirthankara, teacher of Jainism. He travelled and taught, and continues to inspire, though millenia may have passed since he left his body at

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Phool Bangla at Sri Radha Vallabh Temple, Vrindavan Photo Journal

Phool bangala at sri Radha vallabh mandir, vrindavan

A Phool Bangla is an expression of love by devotees to the Lord. Literally speaking, a Phool Bangla is a summer house made of flowers. The temple interiors are decorated with flowers. The deities’ dresses and jewellery are made of flowers –

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Akshay teej in Vrindavan, 16 May 2010

Singing and dancing at 6 am at sri Banke Bihari temple, Vrindavan

In singing to the Lord, devotees hold conversations with the divine. This uplifts their consciousness. God becomes a living, personal friend, instead of an all powerful entity hidden from human existence. The Lord’s proximity is felt through Raga

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Phool Bangla at Sri Kanak Bhawan, Ayodhya Photo Journal

Phool Bangla for Sri Kanak Bihari ji, Ayodhya

At Kanak Bhawan, the worship of Sita Ram is akin to that of Sri Radha Krishna in Vrindavan. Madhurabhakti is evident in festive celebrations, songs and the bhaav of pleasing the divine. Phool Banglas are an offering of love to please the divine

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Govind Ghat in August