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Lord Bizarre Beliefs & Odd Traditions
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Naivedyam First... Prohibition of Elephants
Dancing Around a Tree Uncooked Rice Naivedyam
Krishna's  Preference.... Natakasala Sadya
Ettumanur Valivilakku... Kutalamanikyam Temple
Mangalagiri Kootu Vazhivadu
Triprayar Trissur
Taliparamba Temple Lord Siva Mourning...
Trichambaram  Karhepathar Temple
Yamunotri Temple Kanyakumari
Suchindram Kanipakkam
Sakshi Gopal Mandir Dharmasthala
Rameswaram Temple Palani Temple
Mantralaya Srirangam
Tirukkaikunram Kancheepuram
Melmarvatthur Opiliappan Koil
Vaideeswaran Koil Chidambaram
Tiruvannamalai Kartheeka Deepam
Tirumala Simhachalam
Srisailam Bhadrachalam
Mother Bhavani's.... Tulajapur
Test of Rama's Monogamy Kanakadas Window
Udipi Temple Jejuri
Khandoba Temple Puri Temple
Amarnath Cave Temple Belur Temple
Calcutta Karpara Kshetra
Kedarnath Temple Ujjain Temple
Khatmand Kullu Valley Biliji Mahadev Temple
Unmeltable Ghee Trissur Temple
Worship Offered... Deshnok
Tiruvidaimarudur Uraiyur
Amarnath Tiruchangodu
Tiruchengodu Tiruvamathur
Changing the direction of River
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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DANCING AROUND A TREE

One day a fruit from the branches fell on him, and he was upset terribly. Then he complained to the Lord as to why he did not shower blessings on him - cure his ailment. He. wailed bitterly due to pain. The Lord heard; soon there was a miracle. He was cured. More than that, the tree stopped bearing fruit. Why? How could a tree worry a true devotee? Should it go-scot-free? No. Lord Krishna held the scales even. Isn't non-bearing a sin? Yet, it is this tree that liberated that bhakta, hence during the temple festival, the priest carrying the Utsavamurthi on his head dances round the tree in token of obeisance; it is at this time devotees keep a ring on a leaf before the spot of salvation and offer prayers, presuming that Lord would lift them from difficulties as he did in the case of that bhakta.

Understand that belief is giving immense relief to the devout bhaktas and they await that ceremony taking place periodically.

Thus this little shrine deemed a fragrant rose among Kerala temples is scattering its sweet scent across our punya Bharat and emancipating the theists and affording delight to the non-believers with such bizarre beliefs and odd traditions. A visit lifts and pays.

Location : The temple lies in Trichambaram accessible by bus from Badagara, Kerala.

 

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