Mahatmya is so efficacious, and legends are fascinating that one is
freed from the sins accruing from the past seven births by their
mere remembrance both at dawn and dusk, says the Priest more than
visiting to worship them at their places. Yet pilgrimage confers
manifold blessings and anoints the bodies with the nectarine look of
the Lord that makes existence graceful, easeful, peaceful and
adorable. So visit as many as possible.
let me recount each of the twelve with details necessary for full
grasp of their splendour. Keeping in view of the conveyance, state
wise visitation is preferable. Hence followed starting from Kedaram
to Ramesam. As most of these centres of pilgrimage are dealt with
elaborately in "The Abodes of Gods Series" seven in number
containing the premier temples of India, devout readers may read
them for more details. The kaleidoscopic picture given hereunder,
however, embodies all the salient features. First let us go up to
Kedareswar for eyeful darsan and soulful prayers.