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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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MOTHER KALI OF KODUNGALLUR

 

THE KANNAKI AND KOVALAN EPISODE

Among the immortal tales adorning the pages of history, the Kannaki Kovalan's story occupies an important place, and has been shining resplendent like pole star since its occurrence. All the genres of literature justified their existence in eulogising the chastity, the ideal of Bharatanari exemplified and demonstrated by this immortal woman. 

Kings and institutions seemed vied with one another in perpetuating their adorable life by erecting monuments, staging entertainments and holding fairs. Tamil Nadu topped the list and succeeded to projecting the glory of the Indian womanhood in an inimitable way.

The Poompuhar Memorial is a standing tribute that brought them fame, and divinity to the couple. Kerala, where Kannaki committed self immolation is also honoured in an outstanding manner by the then imperial monarch Senguttuvan, by not only immortalizing her in literature, but installing her image in a temple in the presence of emperors and illustrious men of his day like the King of Ceylon.

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About Mother Kali Of Kodungallur
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Preface...Pg.3
Uniqueness...Pg.1
Uniqueness...Pg.2
Antiquity...Pg.1
Antiquity...Pg.2
Antiquity...Pg.3
Antiquity...Pg.4
The Kannaki....Pg.1
The Kannaki....Pg.2
The Kannaki....Pg.3
The Kannaki....Pg.4
The Temple
The Archamurthi...Pg.1
The Archamurthi...Pg.2
The Archamurthi...Pg.3
Festivals...Pg.1
Festivals...Pg.2
Festivals...Pg.3
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