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Guru Dakshina Modern Sraddha
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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

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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MODERN SRADDHA

MODERN 1SRADDHA

The impact of West is no where more glaringly discernable as in the families of orthodox Hindus, and particularly among the high caste working class. Though centuries went by, the old are still like pendulams, leading a restless life; and a few like tortoises, fearing to be x-rayed are withdrawing their heads into shells, now and then, but hate joining the vanguard along with their progeny, who swept off by the momentary thrills are in full chase of the western glitter. As the transition hasn't come full circle, idiosyncrasies surface quite often and land them into ludicrous situations.

The following published in the BEAT and OFF BEAT columns of the Times of India, illustrates the stage of degeneracy reached. To heighten the hilarity, I borrowed, O. Henry's pen for a while. See whether it suits the context, or does justice to my selection.


Glossary: 

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