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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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SRI VADAKKUNATHAN OF TRICHUR

 

ANTIQUITY

The origin of this glorious mokshapuri takes us to the Tretayuga, when that indomitable Parasurama entered the arena of spirituality after wiping out kshatria race and started visiting place after place of this sacred land, wrested from the 'Sea-god for subjecting the peaceful munikulam to untold misery by his atrocious action of submerging parnasalas etc. Wherever his sacred feet touched the soil, there came up some shrine or the other for public benefit. 

And he imparted glory to the shrines by suffusing them with divinity, either through installation of images, or prescribing rituals on codifying the existing ones, or framing new ones. No sooner did he step on this Nandikeswara kshetra, there developed in his mind an irresistible ambition to install a powerful Sivalinga for the benefit of asthika community. 

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