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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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ANNADANA PRABHU OF VAIKOM

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UNIQUENESS

"Vaikom! Vaikom! Vaikom! Vaikom for Harijans!! Parameswar darsan for Panchamas!!!! The citadel of Brahmanism shattered!!!!!" Slogans of similar brand reverberating the audience halls and office chambers of every town and city rent the air in 1925 AD. It was the day for a great change. Radicals and atheists, rationalists and Iconoclasts jumping into fray made such hullabaloo with fanatic frenzy that threatened the very existence of the orthodox Brahmins - the custodians of the ancient culture of that holy temple.

As the movement gathered momentum with the tacit approval of Jatipita, centuries old traditions and age-long customs received such a jolt that they found their mornings cut as under and left in mid-sea fur water burial. The zealots of the new-tangled radicals with lethal weapons in their hands and rising voice to the highest pitch entered into the precincts of the Vaikathappan koil at Vaikom to take hundreds of panchamas into the innermost part of the sanctum to lift the black, thick impenetrable, curtain deliberately hung before the eyes of Lord Parameswar by the Brahmins with the detestably selfish, shamefully sectarian objectives of establishing superiority over their luckless, benighted brothern, who by accident were born with misfortunes of infinite variety that segregated them from their own fellowmen.

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