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Lord Bizarre Beliefs & Odd Traditions
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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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PALANI TEMPLE-PRATHAMA POOJA TO IDUMBAN

Moreover, the compassionate Muruga ordered the first worship to him in the temple in addition to making him his dvarapalaka at his request, as his loyalty pleased him. And the practice of offering pujas first is being followed since then. So devas created traditions holy for mankind to follow.

The carrying of Kavadi started by that demon servant of Agasthya first was given a fresh lease of life by Muruga. He allowed the practice to continue by his Bhaktas thence onwards. It is of many kinds -paal Kavadi, paneer Kavadi, pushpa Kavadi, Chandana Kavadi etc. It is said that even if the cooked or fried fish is brought in sealed vessels or sealed tins in the Kavadi to the temple it turns live fish. That is Munigan's mahatya. The Muruga Bhaktas are in millions in Tamil Nadu and all over the globe. Their number is waxing due to the liberal grant of boons on the adorers including Muslims and Chirstians too.

Agrapuja is offered to several celebrated personages than the principal deities. None raises his right finger against this practice, nor times proved it improper.

Location : The temple lies in Palani, accessible by four wheelers from Dindigul, Tamil Nadu.

 

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