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Karnataka - Index Vasali
Horanadu Bhanasankari
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Gokarna - Tamara Banasankari
Durga Shivaganga
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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
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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
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Holy scriptures embody abundant information dealing wrath the origin of the this kshetra; adoration by the people; donations made by worshippers, and liberation obtained by the believers in details. The great epics like the Ramayana and Mahabaratha have several references about the glory of this divya thirtha kshetra in addition to Puranas and devotional literature augumenting them from time to time.

It is fairly a big temple with three prakaras and imposing towers. There are many adorable gods in the inner prakara, installed in beautiful niches and grand mandapas. Among the mini shrines that attract the visitors, the sannrdhi of Mother Tamara Gowri deserves first mention. The image besides being a marvelous piece of sculpture, is declaring the glory of the kshetra in an odd way. She is holding in her hand a balance with one pan touching the pedestal and the other up dangling in the air representing thereby that Gokarna being greater and holier than Kasi is lower and so Kasi is up dangling.

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