I asked several people what they liked about the temple to figure out what I missed appreciating. I figured out most of them had never been to India and were seeing a humungous Hindu temple that was later turned into a Buddhist temple, for the first time, and also Lara Croft has managed to bring a lot of attention to it too.
My parents are very religious, so I have been to several temples in India during my childhood. Every temple I have been to in India was so alive with a plethora of activities happening at all hours of the day.
All the temples listed below have associations with my childhood and are a source of fond memories: