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The Temples Of North-West 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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SOMANATH

EXISTING TEMPLES OF INTEREST

Besides the main temple, there are several others of great importance, laying in a radius of 10 kms and a few far off. The following deserve visiting by all.


DAITYASUDAN MAHAVISHNU

This shrine was built in the last century, and the idol of Mahavishnu is quite impressive. When the main temple was destroyed, this rare idol was preserved under earth at a place called Chakra thirtha. As the story goes, Lord Maha Vishnu appeared before the ardent devotees - Umasankar Desai and Nishamber Bhatt in dream and directed then! to disinter and build a shrine for him. They did It is located in the Main Bazar.

SOMANATHJI MANDIR

This is an underground temple built in 1784 by Maha Rani Ahalyabai of Holkar of Indore. Finding the main shrine descreted and deserted, she built it and installed the idol of Parvati in one corner. It is extremely beautiful and receiving poojas along with her Lord, Maheswar.

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