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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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TIRUKKAIKUNRAM - EAGLES' VISIT

Read now the unique phenomenon going on for yugas now. It is at Tirukkaikundram, a sacred pilgrim centre of Tamil Nadu.

Lying between Kancheepuram and Mahabalipuram, this Saivakshetra has a fantastic legend that is drawing the devotees and tourists in large numbers through out the year. The two temples dedicated to Lord Siva, one up above the hill and another down below take us back to the past and narrate fascinating tales.

Once, according to priests, two sages did penance for centuries, propitiating Lord Siva-Descending, the Omni benevolent Lord asked them to name their desires. They jointly` expressed to worship him at noon everyday for ever. It was granted. After their death, they took the form of eagles and are visiting everyday at noon. The priest then offers prasad to them. Tasting a little, they depart in opposite directions, one to Kasi and another to Rameswaram, since they belong to those holy places. Whatever may be the veracity, or the authenticity of his narration, their coming regularly since ages is certain. Anxious public are assembling here at that moment to avail that sight and partake prasad distributed by the priest after offering it to those immortal Bhaktas. In the form of eagles at it. It is a pilgrim centre of great importance.

It is perhaps for this, Sri Maha Vishnu took Garuda as his vehicle; Sri Rama-, Anjenaya; Paramasiva, Nandi; Brahma, swan etc. for eagles and four legged animals are far better than humans. Pay obeisance to them and emulate their commendable standards.

Location : The temple lies in Tirukkaikunram. accessible by four wheelers from Chennai; Tamil Nadu.

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