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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 land of  Dharma


This sacred kshetra abounds in several worth-seeing spots of different kinds, like evergreen forests, gurgling rivulets blue water tanks, big shrines, Gurudwaras, Masjids and architectural marvels. According to Vamana I'urana this land is made more sacred by nine divine rivers flowing ever then. They arc the Saraswathi, Drishadwati, Hiranwati, Vaitarani, Madhusrava, Kuusaki, Vasu Apaga and Gapga Mandakin. The ravages of ages loft but one still flowing, and that is Saraswathi, and that too only in the rainy season. The traces of other rivers arc hard to recognise. In addition to the rivers, there were seven forests that served the land and the people in multitudinous ways, like sheltering the recluses, supplying fuel and medicinal herbs, besides luring the black clouds to pour down their rich contents. The Mahabharata and Vamana Purana make several references to their fame under different contexts. They are mentioned as the Kamyakavana, Aditivana, Vyasavana, Yhalakivana, Suryavana, Madhuvana and Sitavana. Further this divya kshetra is guarded by four Yakshas; named Arantak, Tarantak, Kapil and Machakruk. They are stationed at the four corners and are ever vigilant to keep the welfare of the people.

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About Kurukshetra
Name and Derivation..Pg1
Name and Derivation..Pg2
Hoary Past
You are Here! Places of Intereset..Pg1
Places of Intereset..Pg2
Sannihit Tank
Sthaneswar Tank
Bhishma Kund
Kamalnabhi Thirtha
Jyotisar Tank
Some other  places to visit
Haveli Baba Shravannath
Apaga Thirtha..Pg1
Apaga Thirtha..Pg2
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