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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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Gau Mukh temple is one among the ancient temples. It is situated on an elevated place with a small tank in the fore. It is always full with pure water, which falls through a cow's mouth carved out of granite. A little farther ahead blow lies the famous Vasistha Asram, the immortal sage of the epic age. The statues of muni Vasistha with Rama and Lakslnnana on either side and Antnadhati in the front are installed in the middle of the courtyard. A marble statue of Nanditu is put up outside the asram and they stand to testify to the truth of the legend that Abu owes its glory to Vasistha, and is associated with the celestials. And it is from this asram's sacrificial Fire-pit, the Agnikula Kshatrias emerged. Legend lures the pilgrims and tends their heads before the divinities. There is pond here bearing the name of Naga Thirtha proclaiming to the world of its miraculous power of fertility. A dip in it relieves one from the curse of barrenness. Barrenness is believed to be the effect of sarpa sapa, for having killed snakes in the previous birth. A bath in this offsets that dosha; for, it is in this place alone Uttanka obtained Karnabharanas from the serpent king. It is considered very sacred, and so the thronging of the childless persons throughout the year.

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