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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
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Suchindram Kanipakkam
Sakshi Gopal Mandir Dharmasthala
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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
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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
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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

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Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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TIRUCHENGODU TEMPLE - SATYAPADI

Now read the following for enlightenment. The scene of action takes us to Tiruchengodu hill temple, the seat of Lord Siva, where exists the Satyapadi - Step of Truth that exacted truth from the professional liars and made veracity shine in its full splendor. So verity enjoyed full life gaining weight and might. This yatra sthala is one of the ancient Saiva kshetras of unparalleled spiritual significance and legendary importance. 

According to sthalapurana, it is one of the five hills deemed exceedingly sacred, and here Lord Siva in the Ardhanareeswara form is demonstrating to the world that female is as important as male. Sri Sakthi is to be adored with great veneration. The hill also represents this universal truth exhibiting two colours - red and yellow. It is the scene of action, where Adisesha and Vayu tried their strength to proving their relative powers for superiority. There are mandapas here with exquisitely sculptured pillars bearing the carvings of those, who served and were liberated. Another special plus point it claims is a high platform with a stair of 60 steps called Satyapadi, means thereby, Step of Truth and deemed very potent. 

 

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