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The Temples Of North-West 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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AMRITSAR  
The Citadel of Sikhism

With the accession of Hargovind as the sixth Guru, their history took a new turn. Urged by the prevailing unrest, he actually carried two swords-Piri and Miri representing his powers over the two worlds - the combination of the Deg and Tegh-kettle to supply food and sword to smite the opponent. Hari Rai who succeeded him fought battles against Aurangzed, the zealot and transformed the Sikhism into a militant church. The eighth was a boy aged five, left nothing, since his rule lasted for three years only. Teg Bahadur, the next in line was executed by the Moghul Emperor in 1675 A.D. And then came Guru Govind' Singh, the tenth and the last, but the most powerful and celebrated and was reverentially called the Soldier-saint. He introduced several far-sighted reforms that changed the psychology of the community. He introduced Khalsa - a new from of baptism and insisted on every Sikh to observe this. For, after pahul, he becomes a dwija-twice born, ready for kirthinash loss of fame; kulanashloss of family; dharmanash-loss of orthodox life; karmanash-loss of egocentric avocation in preference to devotion to Guru and to Sikhism.

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