Hinduism, one of the world’s oldest religions, is characterized by its diverse beliefs, rituals, and practices. Central to this faith are temples – sacred spaces where devotees connect with the divine and seek spiritual solace. These temples are not just architectural marvels but also repositories of cultural heritage and artistic expression.
Hindu Temples Country-wise
Sydney Durga Temple
List of Hindu temples in Australia
- Shri Krishna Temple
- Durga Mata Temple, Bramco
- BAPS Center, Manama, Bahrain
- ISKCON Balramdesh
- Angkor Wat
- Baksei Chamkrong
- Banteay Samré
- Banteay Srei
- Chau Say Tevoda
- Phnom Bakheng
- Prasat Phnom Bok
- Prasat Phnom Krom
- Prasat Preah Vihear
- West Mebon
- BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Nairobi
- Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Nairobi (EASS)
- Mariamman Temple
- Madhya Kailash Temple Midrand, 52 Stag Road Glen Austin EXT 3 Midrand
- Narainsamy Temple, Durban
- Himalayan Meditation and Yoga Sadhana Mandir, Seocho, Seoul
- Sri Lakshmi Narayanan Temple, Seoul
- Sri Radha Shyamasundar Mandir – central Seoul
- Sri Sri Radha Krishna temple – ISKCON movement
- Kataragama temple
- Nallur Kandaswamy temple
- Pancha Ishwarams
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi: BAPS Abu Dhabi Mandir
- Hindu Temple, Dubai, Shiva Mandir and Sri Krishna Mandir and Gurudwara – near Dubai Museum, Bur Dubai, Dubai.
- Hindu Temple Jebel Ali Dubai.
Famous Hindu Temples Across the World
Angkor Wat: Cambodia
Angkor Wat, originally a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, stands as a testament to Khmer architecture’s grandeur. Its intricate bas-reliefs depict epic tales from Hindu scriptures.
The Prambanan complex in Indonesia is renowned for its towering shrines dedicated to the Hindu deities Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. This UNESCO World Heritage site is a masterpiece of ancient Javanese art.
Batu Caves Temple: Malaysia
Perched within limestone caves, the Batu Caves Temple is a vibrant site of worship. The gigantic statue of Lord Murugan guards the entrance, inviting devotees to climb the steep steps for blessings.
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir: United Kingdom
This stunning temple in London showcases intricate craftsmanship and pink sandstone architecture. It stands as a symbol of spiritual harmony and community service.
Sri Venkateswara Temple: USA
Located in California, this temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. It’s not only a place of worship but also a cultural center that hosts various events and festivals.