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Temples For The Triple Sects
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Lenyadri... Ojhar....
Siddhatek... Theur...
Pali... Mahad...
Rajangaon... Chinchwad...
Ganapathipule... Titwala...
Adasa.... Mana....
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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
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THEUR - CHINTAMANI VINAYAK MANDIR

THE BACKGROUND OF CHINTAMANI JEWEL

This is one among the Ashta Vinayaka temples, and like the rest has a long legend visualising the Omnipotence of Ganesh and his restoring of the rare jewel called Chintamani to Kapil Maharshi. Mudgal Purana recounts this fantastic story, beginning with King Abhijit, whose son Guna obtained many boons from lord Maheswar after dirgha tapas - the chief being his establishing rulership over the three worlds, in addition that he would not die at the hands of those possessing three gunas. Puffed up with egoism, he started exercising unlimited powers crossing the norms of Dharma. Once he went on a hunting expedition and approached Kapila Maharshi's asram for rest and food, when thoroughly tired. Welcoming the king with due honour, the Maharshi sumptuously fed the entire party with delicious items, which he materialised with the power of a unique Jewel called Chintamani, given to him by God. The King then asked him to part with it. On denial, he snatched it by force and left the asram.

 

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