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Siva Temples In Kashmir
Index Amarnath
Srinagar Mata Vasihnodevi
Jammu-Tawi
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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AMARNATH 
(The Waxing and waning Sivalinga of Amarnath)

The Cave And The Snow Linga 

On the auspicious Sravana Purnima day, devotees after purging of their impurities sticking to body, mind and soul in the river Amaravathi also called Amaraganga enter the cave to greet their eyes with the holy snow image of Siva linga. This sacred cave is about 150 feet high and 90 feet broad. The walls are moist and appear to have been made of gypsum. The ceiling is leaky except for a small area. There are two holes in the northern wall from which snow white water drops trickle down and form into ice as soon as they fall. Of the two, one hole is slightly bigger and right below it is the huge Sivalinga measuring about two yards in height formed by the snow water dripping from the roof. To the right of this Linga, there is another formation of Snow linga and it is called the image of Parvathi, and to its left there is yet one more little - linga for, Ganesh formed likewise. The devout pilgrims offer obeisance to all the three snow images with all due fervor. Several types of prayer services and rituals are performed with the aid of priests.

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