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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 Renowned Sakti Peetha of Gujarat 


The origin of this holy shrine takes us to the Vedic age, precisely to the time of Daksha, father of Sati, the
inseparable spouse of Mahadev. Devibhagavata embodies an elaborate account of Daksha's despicably un-paradonable act of inviting all the adorable personages-mukkotidevathas except Mahadev, his own son-in-law, though he is one of the legitimate recipients of yagnaphala. Sakti, wringing consent from relentless Mahadev, visited her father performing a great yagna on a scale superbly grand and ardor commendable. Daksha's unpardonable temper went to the extreme of insulting Sati in the presence of venerable gods and Maharishis. Unable to bear the fire of dishonour, Sati burnt herself in the sacrificial fire. Learning it, Mahadev sent anon his emissary for the destruction of whole yaga; and when his ungovernable rage reached the zenith, he started the all destructive Tandava nritya with corpse of Sati on his shoulders. Sure, it would end in mahapralaya. Fearing the obnoxiously unending disastrous consequences, Lord Mahavishnu cut the corpse of Sati with his powerful Sudarsana chakra into several pieces. And falling at different places, they turned into stones. When Mahadeva's rage cooled down, he turned them into Saktipeethas of unique significance. The left breast of Sati fell at Arasam or Arasur; and that spot later was sanctified by building a shrine and installing a yantra. And this came to be worshipped as Ambika.

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Rana Pratap's Episode
Vimal shah's Episode
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