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The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Author Index
Introduction Lord Srikanteswara...
Mother Chamundeswari... Lord Ranganatha...
Talakaveri & Its Glory Lord Chennakesava...
Lord Hoyaleswara... Lord Manjunath...
Balakrishna Of Udipi Mother Sarada...
Mookambikai Koil... Lord Mahabaleswar...
Lord Virupaksha... Lord Narasimha...
Guru Dattatreya... Some Shrines Superb
Convenience Of Visitors
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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LORD MAHABALESWAR OF GOKARNAM

He continued that this Atmalinga would thenceforward be called Gokarneswara, evidently due to the shape of linga, and the place as Gokarnaswara kshetra. Lord Siva then added that he who worships the sand-made Sivalinga on the shore after bath in the sea opposite this is untitled Kaivalyaprapti. Ravana anon offered obeisance saying that he was 'Mahakala'; for, although he lifted and bore the Kailas on his shoulder, he could not even move this an inch. Flashing a smile at the confession of his insignificance and recognition of the infinitude of the divinities, the celestials departed. Ravana bringing his mother accompanied by kith and kin offered prayers with great fanfare. Those who visited later and worshipped were benefited by the bounteous grace showered on them by the All-merciful Parameswar. And in course of time, it became a famous centre of pilgrimage and continued to lure during the Dwaparayuga that followed, which tradition is going on with unbroken continuity in the Kaliyuga too.

 

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