Temples in Mancherial

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Temples in Mancherial

Gouthameshwara Temple in Mancherial[/caption]A temple (from the Latin word templum) is a structure reserved for religious or spiritual activities, such as prayer and sacrifice, or analogous rites. A ‘’templum’’ constituted a sacred precinct as defined by a priest, or augur. It has the same root as the word “ template,’’ a plan in preparation of the building that was marked out on the ground by the augur. Though a templum, technically speaking, is not a “house of the gods” but a diagram that for the Romans linked the geometries of heaven and earth, it was also indicative of a dwelling place of a god or gods. This tradition dates back to prehistoric times. For the ancient Egyptians, the word pr could refer not only to a house, but also to a sacred structure since it was believed that the gods resided in houses. The word ‘temple’ (which dates to about the 6th century BCE) despite the specific set of meanings associated with the religion of the ancient Rome, has now become quite widely used to describe a house of worship for any number of religions and is even used for time periods prior to the Romans.

FAMOUS TEMPLES IN MANCHERIAL

  • Sri Vishwanath Alayam
  • Sri Laxmi Nrayana Swamy Temple
  • Sri Gouthameshwara Swamy Temple
  • Sri Sammakka Sarallamma Temple
  • Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple
  • Sri Sai Baba Temple

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  • prasanna Reply

    if possible keep the temple photos also

    June 11, 2014 at 3:32 pm
    • Thirupathi Botla Reply

      Sure Prasanna we will try

      March 6, 2016 at 8:59 pm

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