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Dwadasa Jyotirlingas
Introduction Kedarnath
Kasi Dwaraka
Ujjain Omkareswar
Somanath Nasik
Aurangabad Sahyadri
Parli Srisailam
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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Nara Narayan Episode

Regarding its origin, Kotirudra Sam Hita gives an interesting account. It narrates that once, the two sages Nara and Naryan -- the incarnations of Seri Mahavishnu did penance in Badarikasram, and they were worshipping an earthern Siva linga made by themselves with utmost devotion. Their inimitable piety and single-minded tenacity pleased the Lord most, and so He appeared before and asked them to name any boon that He would grant forthwith. The highly evolved humanist sages asked for the boon that the Lord must stay there eternally in the form of Jyotirlinga for blessing liberation to the pious, who worship Him at that place. Pleased with their desire for patitamanavoddharana, He said 'Thadastu' and accordingly He is dwelling in the shrine in the form desired.


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