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Pancharama Kshetras
Pancharama Kshetras Introduction
Amaravathi Draksharamam
Palakollu Samalkota
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 Tarakasura Episode

According to legends, this kshetra came to be known as Draksharamam on the death of Tarakasura at the hands of Subrahmanya, the redoubtable chief-Marshal of the celestial armies. The self same story detailed above gets repeated -- that formidable demon Taraka due to wearing on his person a big size Amrita linga, as a mark of his achanchala bhakti -- unshakable devotion to Lord Siva, being a Siva bhakta of high order: When he was brought down by Subrahmanya's potent lance, hurled against his chest bearing the golden casket encasing the Sivalinga,
it at once broke into five pieces and fell at five different and distant places, and they became auspicious kshetras. And they were called the Pancharamas. 


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