Popular Temples in Hindustan
Hindu Temples are spread over entire Indian sub-continent. Many temples date back to thousands of years. A large number of ancient temples are found in southern and Far East countries such as Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
It is interesting to know that Hindu temples are spread over now in over 43 countries viz. Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Botswana, Myanmar, Cambodia, Canada, Fiji Islands, Ghana, Germany, Guyana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kenya, Kingdom of Bahrain, Japan, Laos, Republic of Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal, Nigeria, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Suriname, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam etc.
A Hindu temple is meant to encourage reflection, facilitate purification of one’s mind, and trigger the process of inner realization within the devotee.
There is large number of temples all over India, only a few temples, state-wise are mentioned below: