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

Origin of the snow linga

Once, as the story goes; a Muslim shepherd by name Buta Malik was given a sack of coal by' a sadhu out of love for his pious living. When opened it in the house that night he found the coal pieces be gold. Over joyed Muslim went to the spot to thank him for the fortune given. But he found a cave, when went inside, and found the snow linga. He started worshipping it with great fervor, thinking that Siva alone conferred that fervor. And others followed him for bliss and fortune. In course of time it became a place of pilgrimage. As it was discovered and popularised by him, his descendants are given a percentage of donations even today. The pilgrims carry with them the white substance deposited on the bank of Amaraganga, for they believe that by smearing it on their bodies, it protects them from severe cold and other skin diseases. They name it Amara Vibhuti. During their stay lasting for hours, they observe white pigeons flying about and they instantly bow to them considering them as Siva and Parvathi in the form of birds.

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