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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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SOME SHRINES SUPERB - 
A Bird's Eye - View

Of the five Badris, two - Bridnath or old Badri; Bhavishya Badri future one, are lying near joshimath; the third one called Adi Badri at Karna Prayag; the fourth at Padukeshwar, and of course the main and popular one is Badarinath itself. All are enshrining the icons of Badarinath, but the size and splendour of the mandir varies; and performance of rituals and conducting of festivals are the same.

At Padukeshwar Badri, the presiding deity goes by the name of Yogadhyan Badri. The place, incidentally has unearthed ancient metal foils that are quite useful in fixing the reign and names of kings, who ruled over this region, some 1500 years back. They are now kept at joshimath. The priests of Padukeshwar Badri spend the winter at Joshimath along with their colleagues employed in the main Badarinath temple. Due to inadequate publicity, the glory of these four ancient Vaishnava kshetras are not visited regularly or with as much zeal as to the main temple.

It is a small village, accessible by bus plying from Badarinath or to it.

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