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Dhyanalinga Temple,Coimbatore

Located at a distance 30 km from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, The Dhyanalinga Temple is a Yogic temple. The temple is mainly known as a popular meditation centre. It is believed that meditation in the temple gives you respite from all the tensions of daily life.

The temple is spread over a large area which has separate areas for yoga and meditation. The temple features immense tranquility, scenic beauty and spirituality.

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Dhyanalinga Temple is a major tourist attraction of Coimbatore. There is a large dome which covers the sanctum sanctorum. The dome is 76 ft (23.2 m) in diameter and 33 ft (10.1 m) in height. Inside the chamber, there is a lingam which is 13 ft (4 m) high and is made of high density black granite.

The temple features a rustic charm because of the use of earthy colors and natural materials in its construction. On the walls of the temple, one can find beautiful paintings related to Lord Shiva.

On the entrance of the temple, there is Sarva Dharma Sthamba which acts as an icon of singularity. It features symbols of Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Jainism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Buddhism, and Shinto.