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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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SABARIMALAI

No sooner did he arrive in devaloka confrontation began. Mahishi though put up a stout resistance with all her allies, met with death. When Manikanta threw her corpse on the bank of Alasa, Leela emerging prayed for a strange boon - she requested the slayer to take her as his wife. Chuckling to himself, he said that he would take her, provided there was no Kanni Ayyappan -first time visitor worshipper in a particular year to shoot an arrow at the Saramkuttiyal - the name of a banyan tree which is shot at by every novitiate pilgrim.

Mahishi jumped with joy and started waiting for the dawn of the year, when there would be no novitiate worshipper Kanni Ayyappa to shoot at the tree. She has been waiting, waiting... Alas! her waiting would be endless and be certainly stretched to infinity, for there is witnessed a speedy, uninterrupted rapid increase of novitiates to the temple since then. Thus the stupid she - buffalo Mahishi is out witted. Was not her object strange? Stranger was the condition set!! And strangest was Ayyappa's wit!!! Avarice must be modest, else...

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