Temples in India – Sunrise Glow

Located in Vadodara district of Gujarat, Kayavarohan Shiv temple is one of the sixty-eight ‘teerthas’ (Pilgrimage) of Lord Shiva in Lakulisha avatar. Lakulish is considered to be the 28th birth of Shiva. The temple is also called Kasi of Gujarat. The temple is built in Indian tradition with walls and pillars depicting intricate carvings of nature. The walls display various forms and asanas of Yoga.

Sunrise Glow at the Temple

Temple Carvings

Traditional architecture and intricate carvings grace this Shiva temple in Kayavarohan.

Temple Carvings

Temple Carvings

A close-up of the carving of Nataraja –  a depiction of the Hindu God Shiva as the cosmic dancer who performs his divine dance (called Tandavam) to destroy a weary universe and prepare for its renewal,

Dancing Shiva

Dancing Shiva

Crowds at a Temple

Kayavarohan, a village in the Vadodara district of the state of Gujarat, India, is mostly known for it significant Shiva temple.

Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in reverence of the God Shiva. At the Shiva Temple in Kayavarohan, crowds gather to celebrate this annual event.

Crowds at a Temple

Crowds at a Temple