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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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ARANMULA PARTHASARATHI

 

The unprecedented, irrepressible, insurmountable wrath that surfaced is represented in the archamurthi of this famous shrine. Credit goes to that indomitable Bhismapitamaha for creating conditions and infuriating Krishna to assume this formidable shape and express that emotion; it is this place incidentally associated with the age-old water carnival called Vallomkali held during Onam; it is to this place the idol installed by Savyasachi Arjuna was brought from Nilakkal; it is this deity ready to fight for manavabhudaya readily breaking the promise made; it is here a certain Nambudri offered a great feast to the Lord once coming here by sailing from a far off place and a tradition called Tiruvonachilavu is observed every year over years; it is here a grand feast called Vallasadya is offered to the deity after the Snake Boat race; it is this deity who blesses the barren women with children and in the south there are thousands of beneficiaries exemplifying this truth and it is to this temple children-blessed by the Lord come in their thousands every year in the month of January and boisterously participate in a special festival celebrated, ending with burning of dried leaves and dancing lustily around it.     

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About Aranmula Parthasarathi
Preface...Pg.1
Preface...Pg.2
Uniqueness...Pg.1
Uniqueness...Pg.2
Uniqueness...Pg.3
Historicity...Pg.1
Archamurthi...Pg.1
Archamurthi...Pg.2
Parthasarathi Fed By...Pg.1
Parthasarathi Fed By...Pg.2
The Snake Boat...Pg.1
The Snake Boat...Pg.2
The Vallasadya....
January Festival
Varkala...Pg.1
Varkala...Pg.2
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