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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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PUSHKAR - RAJ
The Lone Earthly Abode of Brahma

THE CURSE OF SAVITRI

Onto Brahma decided to perform a sacrifice at Jyestha. According to tradition, the performer's wife should sit beside him at Yagnavedika, but Savitri, his wife delayed her arrival in reaching the alter at the auspicious moment, and that moment should not be slipped by. So Brahma asked Devendra to secure fur him a titling spouse to meet that exigency. Procuring a Gopakanya, Devendra throw hoc into the mouth of the cow, for purification: Oil her coming out reborn, she was named Gayatri. Anon, marrying her, Brahma completed the yaga in scheduled time. Just at this moment Saviln came and finding Gayatri beside her Lord, she dumped a volley of curses, though met with counters fittingly, she left for penance hurling the most potent and awful curse on Brahma that he would never be worshipped anywhere; and it came true. This accounts for the absence of temples for Brahma elsewhere. But grateful devotees have been holding fairs and festivals here annually in a grandiose manner. And Karthik Pournami sees their exuberance and religious fervour reaching the pinnacle. Millions of devotees- congregate on this Punyathithi here to offer their prayers. Moreover, when the religious fanaticism of Moghul kings demolished old shrines, the theist Rajput princes and philanthrophic public renovated and rebuilt them with additions that only bears testimony to their achanchala bhakti in Brahma.

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About Pushkar - Raj
Uniqueness..Pg1
Uniqueness..Pg2
Sources
Antiquity
The Origin of Pushkar
You are Here! The Curse of Savitri
Siva's Rage And...Pg1
Siva's Rage And...Pg2
Siva's Rage And... Pg3
Viswamitra's Episode..Pg1
Viswamitra's Episode..Pg2
Viswamitra's Episode..Pg3
The Temple
The Brahma Temple
The Ghats
The Swarup Ghat..Pg1
The Swarup Ghat..Pg2
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