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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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NASIK - TRIYAMBAKEWSAR JYOTIRLINGA

So he was charged with killing of cow -- a grave sin. To be absolved of it, only Gangasnana was prescribed. Anon he began penance invoking Siva's grace. Yugas passed. He stood against several attempts of seduction even by Mother Parvathi sending her maid Jatika to disturb his penance, seeing the celestial beauties returned crest -- fallen. Gautama's austerity brought Siva down. When Gautama was asked to name his intention, he expressed that Mother Ganga should come down from her place and flow here to enabling him bathe in her for getting absolved of the sin of gohatya. Gratified, he bade Ganga to flow down. Though unwilling to leave her Lord, Gangs. started flowing. Gautama bathed in it and was cleaned of his sin. Thenceforth, Ganga was called Gautami after the originator. At the earnest request of Maharshi Lord Siva accepted to abide in this place as Jyotirlinga. The Mother Parvathi thus got rid of her savati for ever. It did inestimable help to the land; for, Ganga with her perennial flow turned the deserted land into fertile soil, feeding thereby millions of people with bumper crops raised on either side of its course, covering hundreds of miles. Godavari descended thus on the 10th of the bright half of Magha during the reign of King Mandhata established for itself a highly coveted place among the rivers, and its - basin gave asylum to several human species, who brought immortal fame to Mother Bharat. Now remains the visit to the temple of Triyambakeswar.

 

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