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The Temples Of North-East India
The Temples of North-West India - Index The Author
Invocation Foreword
Prologue Yatra And Its Importance
Somanath Dwaraka
Mathura Amritsar
Kurukshetra Mount Abu
Ambaji Pushkar - Raj
Mata Vaishnodevi Mandir Amarnath
Some Shrines Superb
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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The Waxing and Waning Sivalinga of Amarnath


To reach this Lord of Kailas revealing Himself in the ire form, an arduous journey of 46 km has to be made,
and it is on foot, and foot alone. No mode of transport can come to the rescue of the ardent bhaktas, though modern science boasts of reaching the moon with its infinite number of inventions and discoveries. So, the annual traditional padayatra to Amarnath cave is the touch stone of theist's devotion of Lord Maheswar. It begins on the fifth of the bright half of Sravana every year, with H.H. Sankaracharya of Saradapeeth in fore front with all fervour and fanfare as evidenced by carrying of a big silver stick called Danda with lord Siva's Standard, followed by hundreds of Sadhus Nagas, Mahants, Saints, Viragis, Sanyasins of every brand along with devotees coming from all parts of Akhand Bharat. They start from Srinagar and this sublime yatra is given all assistance by the slate and is taken care of by the Dharmarth Department of Kashmir State. The Department provides all help through several of its departments like police, medical, etc., and its special officers accompany it throughout.

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Origin of the Kashmir..Pg1
Origin of the Kashmir..Pg2
You are Here! The Holy Trek..Pg1
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