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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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It is here scholars and literary men of great eminence were honored as they are done by emperors, the patrons of arts and crafts; it is this temple's Lord that tendered Jnanopadesa to Sivayogi; it is to this temple Bhargavarama brought 15,000 Brahmins for conducting uninterrupted pujas on the line of Agamas; it was this temple's priest who exercised spiritual and secular powers like Mahasamrat at it; it is this temple sanctified by Srirama's visit on his way back home with Sita; it is this pale deemed the only holiest spot without cremation ground and hence the fittest to install the Sivalinga given to Mandhata by Lord Siva; and it is this place made sacrosanct with the three lingas given to different Bhaktas by Lord Siva on three different occasions; it is this presiding deity observing mourning at the death of Zamorins since the Sayujyamukti attained by one Zamorin in the dim past; it is to this temple every pregnant woman comes to worship for the blessings of high status to the child to be born; it is here MOTHER Sati's head fell when Lord Mahavishnu cut her corpse, carried by Lord Siva after her self-immolation; it is this archamurthi who sent black cobra and hooded serpents to sacre away the soldiers of Tippu and bit the army chief who withdrew without further attack; it is here naiamrut offering is very popular; it is this temple that banned admission to women for worship during day and allows them after night puja and it is one of the Siva temples drawing theists since time immoral. It was called by two more names - Perinjellur and Lakshmipuram.

Consecrated by three Siva lingas, blessed by Lord Siva to the illustrious Bhaktas of legendary and historical fame, patronised by intellectuals, having tendered Jnanopadesa to the deserving; set, at nougat the formidable iconoclasts by immobilising the army, and accepting only the royal honours, this temple's Mulavirat is luring the devotees since the Vedic times.

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About Rajarajeswara Of Taliparamba
The Sovereignty...Pg.1
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The Temple
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The Archamurthi...Pg.2
The Lord Mourns...Pg.1
The Lord Mourns...Pg.2
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