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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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KURUKSHETRA
The land of  Dharma

NAME AND DERIVATION

Puranas recount that King Kuru, lured by the sacredness of the soil, drenched by the crystal clear waters of Saraswati selected it for cultivating the eight fold virtues; and to distribute the harvest to mankind living all over the globe. Accordingly, one fine morn he drove his golden chariot right up to the bank and made a plough utilizing the gold of the soil. When ploughing with the Yama's buffalo and Maheswara's Nandi, he borrowed on ardent supplication, Devendra appeared on the scene and asked him, what he was doing and spell out his real intention. Kuru expressed his purpose of raising the most covetable eight fold virtues austerity, purity, chastity, truth, kindness, forgiveness, yoga and continence. Puzzled at its oddity, he asked as to where such seeds could be got. Kuru replied that he was in possession of them in plenty. Skeptical Devendra departed with a hysterical laughter, reflecting the impossibility of the attempt.

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Uniqueness..Pg1
Uniqueness..Pg2
You are Here! Name and Derivation..Pg1
Name and Derivation..Pg2
Hoary Past
Historicity
Places of Intereset..Pg1
Places of Intereset..Pg2
Brahmasar..Pg1
Brahmasar..Pg2
Sannihit Tank
Sthaneswar Tank
Bhishma Kund
Kamalnabhi Thirtha
Jyotisar Tank
Amin
Pehowa
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Haveli Baba Shravannath
Apaga Thirtha..Pg1
Apaga Thirtha..Pg2
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