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#2024wish Shri Walkeshwar Temple, also known as the Walkeshwar Temple, is a renowned Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in the Walkeshwar area of Malabar Hill in South Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The temple is situated close to the Arabian Sea coast, offering devotees and visitors a serene and picturesque setting for worship and contemplation. The name "Walkeshwar" is derived from the Sanskrit words "Valuka" meaning sand and "Ishwar" meaning Lord, signifying the significance of the area as a place of worship. Legend has it that the Walkeshwar Temple dates back to ancient times, with references to its existence found in Hindu scriptures and mythology. According to folklore, Lord Rama, the central character of the Hindu epic Ramayana, constructed a lingam (an abstract representation of Lord Shiva) at this site and worshipped Lord Shiva here during his journey to rescue his wife Sita. The current structure of the Walkeshwar Temple is believed to have been built during the 17th century by the Silhara dynasty rulers. The temple complex includes the main sanctum dedicated to Lord Shiva, along with shrines dedicated to other deities such as Hanuman and Ganesha. The Walkeshwar Temple attracts devotees and visitors from various parts of Mumbai and beyond, who come to seek blessings, offer prayers, and participate in religious ceremonies and festivals. The temple's tranquil ambiance and architectural beauty make it a cherished spiritual and cultural landmark in the city. #localguides I wish to visit Germany in 2024
Posted: Jan 28, 2024
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