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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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For a full account of the state of affairs that culminated in the complete, clean viceroy for the radicals and out right positive destruction to the reactionaries, study of the antiquity of the temple is quite expedient at this stage. Besides, it sheds enough light on many more plus points that thrilled the theists at its very mention; it is here the illustrious demon Sivabhakta Khara, an eminent lieutenant of Lankadheeswara Ravana set the Sivalinga, while carrying it home; it is here Vyagrapada Maharshi worshipped that Sivalinga for years and was blessed with the Darshan of Uma and Maheswar, hence the naming of the Kshetra after him - Vyagrapuri, or Vaikom for short; it is here Bhargavarama installed that resplendent Sivalinga left by Khara; it is to this Lord, he brought Brahmins from afar and established several rites for the conduct of nithya naimithika pujas; it is here on the Manyasthanam - a particular spot, adjacent to the north of garbhagriha, Lord Siva was seen by Bilwamangala Swamiyar, taking meal served by no other than his loving consort Parvathi; it is its Utuppura - dining hall that served food for thousands of brahmins everyday for centuries; it is this temple's inimitable architectural marvels that won the highest appreciation of great critics of art, like Berneir etc; ,...........

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About Annadana Prabhu Of Vaikom
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Historicity
Sources
The Temple
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The Archamurthi
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Festivals
The Father Son Meet
Koodi Puja...Pg.1
Koodi Puja...Pg.2
Manikyavachagar's Episode...Pg.1
Manikyavachagar's Episode...Pg.2
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