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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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it is here Vyagrapada emancipated an Yakshi harassing the locals during her nocturnal rounds; it is here Lord Parameswar acted as a drummer to help a helpless woman supplicant during the Utsavabali, an annual festival; it is to this Mulavirat, the Udayanapuram temple deity Subrahmanya comes in procession to pay obeisance every year; it is this Lord, who developed a particular preference for Sahasrakalasa puja, the costliest of sevas spreading over 10 days; it is here the redoubtable Manikyavachakar was taught a lesson by Lord Siva in changing his horses into dogs for using temple campus for his personal gain; it is here the Lord reveals himself in three aspects Dakshinamurthi - bestowed of wisdom, Kirata, the famous hunter and Satchidananda Lord of bliss and what is more, it is here orthodoxy with its bigotry took deep roots that ultimately turned out to be the standing example of Brahmin domination, or a byword for orthodoxy. 

Renowned for such peerless distinctive features, fortified by divine associations, visited .by poet-saints and saint-seers; worshipped by the incarnated Mahapurushas, patronized by eminent rulers and glorified for feeding Brahmins on large scale for yeast this mokshapuri praised as Dakshinakali entered the archives and occupied a significant place as the strong hold of orthodoxy, simple and perfect.

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