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That Lord Siva To Be Adored
Index Author
Introduction Sivaparatattva And Its Import
Linga Puja Types of Linga
Materials For Making Linga Sivaparthivopasana
Sivabanopasana Sivalingopasana
Sivasakaropasana Siva Pancha - 
murthyopasana
Forms of Siva Modes of Siva Puja
Principal Names Of Siva Siva Mahima
Sivashta Murthis Kshitimurti
Chindambaram Tiruvannamalai
Tiruvanaikaval  Srikalahasti
Khatmandu The Suryamurti
Chandramurti Dwadasa Jyotrilingas
Pancharama Kshetras Kashmir
Himachal Pradesh Haryana
Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh
Bihar West Bengal
Assam Tripura
Bhuvaneswar Madhya Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Tamilnadu
Pondicherry Karnataka
Kerala Goa
Maharashtra Gujarat
Indonesia Sri Lanka
Vietnam Appendix
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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MODES OF SIVA PUJA

A little probe divulges the truth of His preference. Having swallowed the most lethal poison with shooting tongues of fire -- the all consuming conflagration, emerged during the churning of the ksheerasagara, His inside is inevitably seething with unbearable blazing heat, and is surging through every pore of His body. So, when the cool, soothing water touches His skin, He feels a freezing cool sensation enveloping as it were. That mood confers blessings out of proportion. Natural ! Moreover, He is layakara - snapping the bonds tying mankind to this sinridden world. That office calls forth certain amount -of harshness coupled' with ruggedness and compassionlessness. So inevitably He wears the aspect of Vugra too. Look ! His effervescent harshness is not cooled, eventhough by living surround by the freezing icy peaks. Does His choice mirror any indiscretion ? Or does it indicates His lack of the Samysya ? Neither luxury nor frivolousness ever peep through this. He is, by and large, the standing specimen of simplicity and unostentation.

 

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About Modes Of Siva Puja
Lingodbava Puja..Pg1
Lingodbava Puja..Pg2
Background..Pg1
Background..Pg2
Halahalam Episode..Pg1
Halahalam Episode..Pg2
Sivabhishekam..Pg1
Sivabhishekam..Pg2
Siva's Preference..Pg1
You are Here! Siva's Preference..Pg2 
Siva's Preference..Pg3
Shodasopachara Sivapuja
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