Temple Growth

1. Havan – Shala

Havan Kund/ Havan Meaning:-

Havan, also called Yajna, is a Vedic ritual in which people put on a fire in the center and make offerings along with chantings of mantras, mostly to please a god/goddess and/or achieve a certain objective.

Though nowadays these Yajnas are of relatively lesser length of time, earlier and as per mythology these could be long and difficult to complete, due to which a Yajna or a Havan is a symbol of dedication and hardwork for an objective.Havan Kund is the center place in a Havan in which the fire is put on and all the offerings are made. It can be considered like a sanctum sanctorum for a Yajna.

2. Parikrama Marg

Parikrama or Pradakshina refers to circumambulation of sacred places in Hindu, Jain or Buddhist context. Parikramameans “the path surrounding something” in Sanskrit, and is also known as Pradakshina (“to the right”), representing circumambulation.Both words are mostly used in the context of religious deities in a temple, sacred rivers, sacred hills and a close cluster of temples, and “doing a parikrama” as a symbol of prayer is an integral part of Hindu worship.

Most Hindu temple structures include various Pradaksina paths. Pradaksina paths are defined.as:

Circumbulatory or pathway around the shrine of the temples by keeping time is a common form of prayer in India. This pathway made of stone around the shrine is called Pradakshina path.