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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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Another significant feature that surfaces now is the suspension of Naivedyam to the Mulavirat, since it is believed that the father observed fast on this day and prayed for his son's victory. But regular feeding goes on uninterrupted. And Lo! it is done on a grand scale with many special dishes. Sumptuousness reaches the point of satiety. Orthodoxy reigns supreme. Alas! the castaways are denied even the imagination of the stateliness of the celebrations, or privileges enjoyed by the chosen few. Hence the revolution for equality and lifting of the suppressed people.

Another popular offering is the Sandhya Vala - a special type A ritual spreading over 40 days, started generally before Astami Festival. Siveli procession in the mornings, grand feasts at noon, and lakshadeeparchana in the nights are the regular features of this special puja. There used to be heavy competition between rulers like Travancore - Cochin and wealthy Bhaktas for booking in advance for this puja, since it ensures many covetable benefits along with bliss. The finale becomes more relish able, if a pious episode occurred in the sublime life of an illustrations Nayanmar is recounted.

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About Annadana Prabhu Of Vaikom
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