Most famous Rama temples in India – Lord Rama or Ram is a major Hindu deity and the seventh incarnation of the Lord Vishnu. Rama was born in Ayodhya to Kaushalya and Dasharatha. He is married to Goddess Sita. There are many temples all over India which are dedicated to Lord Rama. Some of them are Thriprayar Temple in Kerala, Kothandarama Temple in Thillaivilagam, Eri Katha Ramar Temple at Tamil Nadu and Rama Temple at Ramapuram. Here are some most famous Rama temples in India.
Most famous Rama temples in India
Sri Sita Ramachandraswamy temple
- The Sri Sita Ramachandraswamy temple, also referred to as Bhadrachalam Temple, is located on the banks of river Godavari in Telangana.
- The temple is also referred to as Bhadradri and is considered as one of the Divya Kshetrams of Godavari. The temple has four entrances and holds a number of sub-shrines and a few mandapams.
- Kodandarama Temple is one of the most famous Rama temples. The temple is located in Kadapa district in Andhra Pradesh.
- It is located at a distance of 25 kilometers from Kadapa and the temple is one of the centrally protected monuments of national importance.
Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswami temple
- Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswami temple is a very famous temple located in the eastern part of Kerala. In the 18th century, a part of the temple was damaged by Tipu Sultan’s army but still, the temple managed to save itself from destruction.
- The temple is one of the five major shrines which is dedicated to Lord Rama in Kerala. The other four are Kadalur, Triprayar, Tiruviluamala, and Thrinayamkudam (Vaikom).
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- Ramaswamy Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Rama and is one of the well-known Vishnu temples in Kumbakonam, Chennai.
- The temple has a 3-tiered entrance gate which is surrounded by walls. The central shrine is the image of Rama in a seated posture with his wife Sita.
- The Kalaram Temple is a very old Hindu temple dedicated to Rama in the Nashik city, Maharashtra. The temple holds the statue of Rama which is black in color. Thousands of devotees visit this temple every day.
- The main entrance has an idol of Lord Hanuman which is also black. There is also a very old tree, where on a stone Lord Dattatreya’s footprint impressions are marked.
Ayodhya Ram Mandir
- Ayodhya Ram Mandir is also known as Ram Janma bhoomi because it is the birthplace of Rama, the 7th avatar of the Hindu deity Vishnu.
- The temple is located on the banks of the Sarayu River in Ayodhya, UP.