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Siva Temples In Kerala
Index Trivandrum
Chengannur Ettamanur
Vaikom Kozikode Tali
Taliparamba Guruvayur
Trissur Kottayam
Kuduthuruthi Trippakudam
Kottarakkara Ernakulam
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 Images

The Swamyambhulinga of Siva is of three feet in height and wears a forlorn look, recalling his separation from Sati after her immolation in the court of Dhaksha. This linga is adorned with Swarna Kavacha, , fashioned into Ardhanareeswara form. It looks extremely beautiful and resplendent that brings the palms of the bhaktas together at a mere single sight.

The image of Parvathi called popularly as Bhagawati was originally a granite one, but it was later replaced by a beautiful two and half a feet high panchaloha vigraha. The Mother is exceedingly beautiful and with her enchanting lotus -- petalled eyes and smiling countenance, she reveals in two hands -- one in Varadamudra gesture and the other Abhaya. Decorated with several invaluable dazzling jewels and resplendent silks, she casts such an enchantment that bhaktas rivet 'their gaze on her for long. The numerous brass lamps burning bright heighten her loveliness to million fold and make the viewers oblivious of the world for a while. It becomes verily an unforgettable experience to avail the darsan of both Gouri and Shankar in one and the same Srikoil, moreover one behind the other. There are many Upadevathas like Ganesh, Nilasiva, Sthalesan and Dharma sasta in different places receiving veneration.

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