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The Kovils Of Kerala
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Tiruvananthapuram Bhagawathi Of Chengannur
Aranmula Parthasarathi Ambalapuzha Krishna
Sabarimalai Lord Siva Of Ettamanur
Annadana Prabhu Of Vaikom Mother Raja Rajeswari Of Chottanikara
Mother Kali Of Kodungallur Kutalamanikyam
Sri Rama's Temple - Triprayar Sri Vadakkunathan Of Trichar
Gurupavanapura The Kozhikode Tali
Tiruvil Wamala Lord Raja Rajeswara Of Taliparamba
Lord Krishna Of Trichambram Tiruvangad Perumal Temple
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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AMBAZHAPUZHA KRISHNA

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When questioned to show the defect, the Nambudiri tapped at a certain part with an iron rod. And lo! there emerged a frog, and water gushed out from a cavity inside. Though he silenced the public, he did not still the troubled mind of Thampuran. Just then the Swamiyar advised him to get the Parthasarathi image, he saw once in Kurichi, a small village, lying in the country of Thekkunkoor Raja, who unfortunately was his sworn enemy.

He was on the horns of dilemma. If it were to be taken by force, sure it would lead to war, and who knows how it ends. If stolen, it would be unbecoming on the part of a ruler to resort to such nefarions act. Consecration would desacrete the whole shrine and bring indelible shame to the Thampuran. Then they hit upon a plan. Accrdingly, the minister went to the village and bought the image. 

Later in the dead of night, with the help of soldiers, it was transferred to the boat lay in wait. Before setting out they opened fire into the air and beat drums indicating their taking home of the idol by force, and opponents if any might come forward to stop. The soldiers of Thekkumkoor did not expect this strategy; and further they were unprepared for that eventuality. 

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