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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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TRICHAMBRARAM -  PRIEST DANCING WITH UTSAVA MURTI ON HEAD

The 15-day annual festival of the Lord falls in the month of Kumbha, corresponding to Mar- Apr. The star attraction during this festival is the bringing of the idol of Balarama from Dharamkalangra, lying 6 K.M off this shrine. And the brothers enjoy the superb dance performed by the priest carrying Utsavamurthis on their heads. The Nrittam starts at nights throughout the period at Pookothunada, a place on the main road lying at two furlongs off this temple. A legend illustrates the origin of this event and focuses light on Lord's infinite mercy for his devotees. In the beginning there were Brahmin houses here - the scene of Nrittam performed now, formed a part of the courtyard of Nambudri house belonging to Pookottillam,. An ardent woman devotee lived here, who was visiting the temple regularly to offer butter as naivedyam to Lord for years. When she grew sufficiently old, she could not go to the temple and do offering butter and prayers. Moreover, she missed witnessing of the Nrittam too. she was so weak physically, but spiritually too strong. So she prayed to the Lord and expressed her genuine desire . The Lord listened and was moved. 

 

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