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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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GURUPAVANAPURA

 
THE POORNATHRAYEESA TEMPLE - TRIPUNITRA 

Tripunithra - the sacred meeting place of the three Vedas - Rig. Yajur and Sama lying close to Ernakulam is treasuring up a great spiritual wealth in the form of Krishna temple, built as back as in the Dwaparayuga. The idol installed by Arjuna was brought from Vaikunta and so has great sanctity and popularity.  

According to legend, a pious Brahmin dashed into the court hall of Sri Krishna once and bewailed the loss of his nine children, who died one After another soon after birth. Every time his lamentation was loud and too deep for tars. Moreover, he was audacious to blame the ruler saying hat his sensuality and laxity in moral was the chief cause of all the woe beaten his lot. Arjuna, who was present, then promised that there would not be any recurrence of such misfortune and he would jump into fire, if the next child were to meet similar fate. The Brahmin went home. All the while Krishna smiled, but said nothing. 

But the untoward happened - the tenth child died. Arjuna prepared for Agnipravesa. Krishna intervening took him to Vaikuntha in his chariot. Welcoming them, the Lord of the Vaikunta said that in order to see Nara and Narayana both at a time, he created that situation - loss of 10 children. 

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Uniqueness...Pg.1
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Antiquity...Pg.1
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Historicity
The Temple Complex...Pg.1
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The Prayer Services
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Tulabaram
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Chittuvilakku
Vaaka Chaarthu
Udayastamana Puja
Alroopams
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The Poorna...Pg.1
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