India is a civilizational state which has welcomed diverse communities into its boundaries. It has also suffered brutal invasions across history. But its deep civilizational past is the ultimate proof of its culture, present in form of monuments.
Kamakhya temple is a place where earth in the form of local goddess (Kamakhya) is believed to go yearly menstruation cycle. It attracts large number of people in a fair called Ambubachi Mela.
It contains one of the 12 jyotirlingas, which are devotional objects that are supposed to represent Shiva. The Ramanathaswamy Temple is also one of the four destinations on the Char Dham pilgrimage circuit for Hindus.
It is a marvellous Jain temple constructed using marbles. It has 1444 uniquely carved pillars, one at a time. None of the pillars have the same pattern of carving on them.
It was built in 760AD by Rashtrakutan Dynasty King Krishna. It is an engineering genius which is as complex as pyramid in construction. It is also the single largest monolithic temple cut upside down 1300 years ago.
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