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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

Hearing this Nikumbha flew into ungovernable rage and cursed that the city would be depeopled -Janasunya soon. The curse ran its course. Then Nikumbha invited Lord Maheswar to settle down here permanently. He descended with Parvathi and soon it developed in all directions -dasadisas. And the Omnimerciful Maheswar began bestowing on all blessings, and demonstrating His powers through several miracles. Infinitely contented Parvathi, assuming the name of Annapurna started offering people anna -- daily food, the basic necessity of man's existence. And lo ! she made her position supremely august and incomparably mighty that her Lord Himself was constrained to come to her for food with a bowl in His hand. This is exquisitely represented in the temple dedicated to her, lying adjacent to her Lord's shrine. According to one version, she represents Goddess Sakti, and Varanasi is one of the ancient Saktipithas. Sakti's left hand fell here, when Mahavishnu's Sudarsan -- disc cut the corpse of Sati into several pieces, when carried by Siva, And it is worshipped since then, and so it is one of the 52 Saktipithas.

 

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