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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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Although Saivism took deep roots in Bihar and its surrounding states, temples dedicated to Lord Subrahmanya, the darling son of Siva and Parvathi are rare. And the existing ones too are not maintained with reverence due. No doubt in major Sivaalayas, his icon is installed in mini-mandaps and niches and adored, but due recognition to his role as the Commander-in Chief of the celestial army is not given as in the south, particularly Tamil Nadu, where one can come across a big shrine at every fifth mile, as a matter of fact. This shrine lies in the east-while famous historic town of Vaisali. Though it is in ruins, regular worship is offered with due veneration. May be it is due to Jainism that extended its unlimited sway, before and after Christian era in these region. Muruga or Siva are not adored as in the south. This is regularly visited by the locals and nityanaimithika worship is performed with due veneration. Another one in its vicinity called Bhagawan Pokhar temple is equally in dilapidated condition, but offering of regular worship is going on, and it contains many images of deities of great religious sanctity.

'this lies in Vaisali 55 km off Patna of Bihar state, accessible by bus from Patna or other towns like Hajipur.


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