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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


Its local name is Kurukshetra tank and it is the biggest amongst the existing ones. No sooner does the pilgrim arrive, his supreme concern is to visit this first, and reach the spot where Gitopadesa was given next. Its enormous dimensions and unearthly power keep the visitor agog. It is 3860 ft. in length and 2860 ft. in breadth. During its heyday, it had flights of steps on all four sides and had two, islands - one in the middle and the other near the steps; and they where connected by bridges for the benefit of pilgrims to avail darsan of deities installed in temples therein. These little islets were throbbing with the aaradhana activities of the godmen, who dwelt there in temples and dharmasalas and every inch of the land was soaked with hhagavannamas and the pitch of every syllable of sankirthana was reverberating.

Always, and it was heard for miles afar. Alas! it fell to the fanaticism of Aurangazeb, who caused the conversion of the bigger islet into a military post stationing armed soldiers in charge of collecting the abominable tax - Jazia from every ardent pilgrim. The ruthless zealot charged one rupee for a pot of water and five rupees for a dip. The remorseless official punished the tax a vaders with severe sentences and shooting in some cases too.

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About Kurukshetra
Name and Derivation..Pg1
Name and Derivation..Pg2
Hoary Past
Places of Intereset..Pg1
Places of Intereset..Pg2
You are Here! Brahmasar..Pg1
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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