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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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Among others of itinerant interest drawing pious pilgrims and joyous sight-seers; mention must be made of Nakkilake, an enchanting artificial sheet of blue water of idyllic beauty with tiny man-made islets inside, scattered artistically and surrounded by temples and stately palatial architectural beauties. The palm tress jutting above the surface of water against the backdrop of the picturesque hills lend a romantic air to the entire environs. It has a small pier supplying boats and launches for cruising. The spectacle of ethereal charms that seem mellow-as it were, with the setting Sun in the dusk keep the visitor's speechless.

Yet, it has something .more to fascinate and lift them to higher planes. According to the legend, it was dug by gods with their nails-nakh. Hence the name. It appears that once gods were in terrible dread of a cruel demon, who caused the stopping of all sacrificial rites by his overbearing acts. The distressed gods sought the help of Brahma, who counseled them to take refuge at the holy Abu and to screen ,themselves from the diabolical trickeries of their foe. They dug a pit with their nails during their sojourn there. Thus came into existence this lake, which by its multifarious potentialities acquired a name for special attraction and interest to the visitors.

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Arbuda Devi 
Gau Mukh And... 
Shri Raghunathji 
Achaleswar Mahadev 
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The Dilwara Temples..Pg1
The Dilwara Temples..Pg2
The Dilwara Temples..Pg3
Tejpal Temple
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You are Here! Nakki Lake
Sunset Point
Brahma Kumaris..Pg1
Brahma Kumaris..Pg2
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