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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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OMKARESWAR - OMKARESWAR JYOTIRLINGA

For, it is here, Mandhata belonging to Ikshvaku race performed great penance; it is here the holy river Narmada offers jalabhishek to the Lord of Mount Kailas; it is here Govind Bhagavatpada lived in a cavern and initiated a Kerala brahmin lad called Sakara, who acquired the much honorific name of Adi Sankara and founded the Advaita school of philosophy; it is here the Sivalinga splitting up into two is going by the names of Omkareswar and Amareswar or Amaleswar at the earnest request of gods and maharshis; it is here the Vindhya Hills, propitiating, Lord Siva obtained the boon of growing to out beat the Mount Meru in height; it is here stands a hill called Brigupattana on which the highly orthodox devotees committed religious suicide to get instant moksha; it is to these temples, the Peshwas spent huge sums of money for renovation, and finally it is here the river Cauvery joins Narmada. This Nadi sangam makes the temple and town very famous and sacred.

Thus famous in legends and history, this mokshapuri is luring thousands of devotees since a eons of ages, and lakhs of people assemble on the Karthika Pournami day when a great festival is held on a grand scale.

 

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