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Temples For The Triple Sects
Index Introduction
Andhra Pradesh Tamilnadu
Kerala Bihar
Uttar Pradesh
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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INTRODUCTION

KRITIKAS EPISODE

Yet one more! Another fantastic legend narrates that once Agni appeared before Siva and Parvathi, when they were consorting. The sudden appearance of Agni made Siva discharge his seed abruptly. Angry Parvathi asked Agni to bear that seed.. He humbly accepted, for fear of severe consequences, but he could not bear it longer. He threw it into the River Ganges and the later transferred it into the six Kritikas. who were bathing in the Ganges. They gave birth to children, each one. All the six were combined into one with six heads and twelve arms, but with one neck and on a belly. Later his peerless career crowned him with the generalship of celestial army along with Devendra's daughter as wife. So he was called Karthikeya, Shadanana, Agnibhu etc. He was also called Saravanabhava due to the fact 61 the seed of Siva thrown into the forest of Sara of seeds, where he was born according to another story.

 

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Agni Episode
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