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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 - 
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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Accordingly, Mother Gouri descended, and with the timely guidance of Narada and Vinayaka reached Kalahasti. Giving up her divine body, she started penance as an earthly mortal. Before commencing, she bade her divine aspect Durga, the most frightful to ward off all the untoward that might likely visit to frustrate her attempt. Taking her seat on the mount nearby, she did what was bid. Lord Siva created a big ocean there at the exact spot of meditation to disturb her penance with its turbulent tempests and dreadful acquantic animals. Mother Gouri remained unmoved, but when the trouble shot up to the unbearable extreme, Durga . drank up the entire jalarasi with animals in it. Calm returned anon. The tapas thus went on unhindered. Impressed with the unshakable constancy, Lord Siva gave darsan on the Pournami day of the Pushya masa falling in Pushyami Nakshatra and fulfilled her desire of learning the Siva Panchakshari Mantra from Himself. No sooner did she receive it than she practised it in strict accordance with it tenets. She. emerged soon and appeared in her unparalleled physical radiance and incomparable intellectual effulgence on account of Sivagnana permeating her entire physical frame. As the Sivagnana flowered in her to the fullest extent, she was fittingly named Gnana Prasunambika. Lord Siva pleased at the outcome, remained here with her eternally as wished.


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