Hindu temples outside India – Along with Indian culture, the temples of Goddesses are also in the world. There are some temples that have become a big tourist center for those countries.
There are temples in Bali, Bangkok, Sri Lanka, etc, In most of the countries including America, South Africa, England, Hindu deities are worshiped with full respect. Let us tell you about some of the same big temples made abroad.
Famous Hindu Temples outside India
1. Angkor wat, Cambodia
Angkor wat is one of the world’s largest religious monuments. It is built by Khmer King Suryavarmanam II in the 12th century.
2. Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple, Malaysia
Batu Cave about 13 km north of Kuala Lumpur Is at a distance of. In 1890, L. Pillai establish the statue of Lord Murugan outside this cave. This statue of Bhagwan Murugan standing at the entrance of the cave is consider to be his highest figure in the world.
3. Murugan Temple, Sydney, Australia
Lord Murugan’s temple on the mountains of Sydney’s New South Wales. In Sydney, the temple of Marugaon was built by a Tamil person living here. This temple is taken care of by the Hindu Society of Shaiv-Manram.
4. Venkateswara Balaji Temple, England
Sri Venkateswara Balaji Temple is the first temple of Lord Venkateswara in Europe. This temple inaugurate on August 23, 2006. The statue of Lord Vishnu here is about 12 feet high.
5. Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London
This temple inaugurate in 1995. Its construction and care done by Mr. Bokhasvansvariya Akshar Purshottam Sanstha. The stones use in the construction of the temple were not use before in the construction of any Hindu temple.
6. Radha Madhav Dham,Texas, USA
This temple is one of the largest Hindu temples outside India. This temple is in the area of approximately 3300 square meters. This temple is establish by Swami Prakashanand in 1990. The height of the domes of this temple is about 90 feet.
7. Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Atlanta, USA
It is one of the largest Hindu temples outside India. Some columns of this temple are about 75 feet high. The temple is construction from a carve stone of traditional form.
8. Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal
This is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu. It is construction in the 11th century and later rebuilt in the 12th and 17th centuries. There is a four-meter statue of Lord Shiva about 1 meter high in the womb of the temple.
9. Tanah Lot Temple, Bali
This temple dedicate to Lord Vishnu and built on a vast sea rock in Bali, Indonesia. Known for its natural beauty, this temple is said to be built in the 16th century. This temple is consider one of Indonesia’s main attractions due to its beauty. This temple is a major center of Hinduism’s faith in Bali Island.
10. Prambanan Temple, Java
Prambanan Temple, built in central Java, it is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia. This temple is mainly dedicate to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma. This temple is include in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Prambanan Temple is the center of attraction for tourists around the world.