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Temples & Legends Of Maharashtra
Index Of Maharastra Preface
Kulapati's Preface The Author
Morgaon - Moreshvar

Kolhapur - Mahalakshmi

Tuljapur - Bhavani Ganagapur - Dattatreya
Pedhe - Parashurama Bhimashankar - Bhimashankar
Tryambakeshvar - Trymbak Khandoba - Jejuri
Pandhapur - Vitthal Glossary
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Temples & Legends Of India
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

GLOSSARY

Bagad (Bagada). . A religious rite performed to fulfil a vow taken before the god Khadoba. It entails the suspension of a person, on an iron hook thrust in the body, from a tall pole. This custom is legally banned for many years now.

Bhajan (Bhajana). . Singing of devotional songs. Various Varkaris form parties to sing the bhajans either on the Ekadashi days or on some fixed day of a week. Followers of other sects like the Kabirpanth also form similar parties.

Bhakt (Bhakta). . A devotee.

Bhakti (Bhakti). . Devotion.

Bhute (Bhuite). . A caste or class of the devotees of the goddess Amba.

Brahmarakshasa (Brahmaraksasa). . A class of supernatural, ghostly beings.

Bukka (Bukka). . A black powder used in worship.

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