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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

It is a summon sight in temples early in the mornings, the caste-conscious egoistical chandasa Brahmin Ayyappa paying homage to the outcaste nomad turned Ayyappa by touching the feet of hitherto deemed worthless, colorless sweeper, branded as Harijan biped, as an act of reverence in recognition of divinity embedded in him soon after initiation. 

This classless casteless perfect equality inducted by this newly emerged, much popular, ever commendable and all- adorable Ayyappa cult is a unique feature in the annals of Hinduism. And it is a fast growing rare phenomenon of the post independent India.

The meteoric speed with which the democratic spirit of this cult has encircled mankind; the monumental change of casteless, classless, colorless oneness in the performance of worship it ushered in; the tremendous power of igniting bhakti instincts lying dormant in the illiterate ignorant it embodied, the unsurpassable solace it is raining on the deliberately degraded and consciously condemned outcaste children, sinking in the bog of misery has neither superiors nor parallels, if truth is accepted; but none likes that pungent pill.

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