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Dwadasa Jyotirlingas
Introduction Kedarnath
Kasi Dwaraka
Ujjain Omkareswar
Somanath Nasik
Aurangabad Sahyadri
Parli Srisailam
Rameswaram
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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KASI VISWANATHA JYOTIRLINGA

From the aeons of time, particularly from the dawn of aptitude for religion, highest veneration is extended to this holy place by all classes of people; especially by those, who realized the potency of devotion and fear of sin -daiva bhakti and papa bheethi. As it was deemed the holiest place due to permanent presence of Maheswar -the Bhaktava Shankar, and the flowing of all-purifying Ganga, hundreds of emperors performed yagas, and built many shrines and dharmasalas for the comfort of ever-increasing influx of yatris. One can come across small shrines adorned with Siva lingas at the head of each bathing ghat, in addition to well-built, and neatly maintained temples at many places. The lanes and by-lanes are dotted with pedestals for Sivalingas, making Hinduism peep from every inch of this holy city. Being the centre of Sanskrit learning, literary activities of high order, and religious performances of all types are being carried on to make this place busy round the clock, and through all the seasons, that TIME seems to stand still here. Modernity has never wiped out traditionalism, nor mutability gulped down the boary culture, founded and nurtured by the famous Maharishis. So an infinite number of generations have visited, are visiting and will visit, deeming Kasi Visweswar's darsan is the highest goal of life -- the be-all and end-all of religious living.

 

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