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Asoka Priyadarsin
Index Author
Foreword  Opinion 
Preface  Prologue 
As A Youth  As A Monarch 
As A Warrior  As A Preacher 
As A Builder  As An Administror 
As A Father  As A Brother 
As A Teetotaller  As A Patron 
As A Pilgrim  Epilogue
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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A vast multitude attended the congregation as expected, with vessels evidently. Gosha began the sermon. It went on. As it progressed, it touched the hearts of the audience forcefully. It drew tears involuntarily, which were collected in their respective vessels, as instructed. On completion of the sermon, the saint requested them to pour the collected tears into the golden vessel kept on the altar.

Turning to Kunala he said, "My son, please wash your eyes with the tears in the vessel. I have now taught the mysterious teachings of Buddha. If they are false, or my exposition wrong, no change will be effected and if true, they will bless the blind with the sight". Kunala obeyed. He received his sight at once, as if by magic. He saw the bright, colourful magnificent, wonderful world, once again. The joy of Asoka and the audience was indescribable. They left saying, "There is nothing impossible to a Godman and the evolved soul. God never forsakes the righteous". 

To commemorate this miraculous event, a stupa was erected at Taxila by Asoka. 

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