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The Mandirs Of   Maharastra
The Mandirs of Maharastra - Index Invocation
The Author Introduction
Kolhapur Pandharpur
Tuljapur Phede
Jejuri Morgaon
Alandi Bhimashankar
Parli Elapura
Shirdi Triyambak
Avantika-Ujjain Prologue
Epilogue Some Shrines Superb
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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The city of Ujjain has a fantastic origin and it is dealt with elaborately is several legends besides the epic Mahabharat. Ujjain means victorious achievement, and it commemorates the victory of Lord Maheswar over the Tripurasuras. According to the epic, Vidyunmali, Tarakaksha and Kamalakshaf the famous sons of the dreadful Tarakasura did penance, propitiating Lord Brahma for the boon of immortality. Gratified, Brahma appearing asked to name their desire. They expressed their desire of immortality. When denied on the ground that death is inescapable for every birth, they then opted for a boon of three cities of Kamagamana with provision for all conveniences i.e. the cities move - fly, ascend and descend at their command at any place and any time. Strange desire! Granting them, the Lord said that they would be unconquerable as long as they were not combined, and if they did they would be over-powered. Getting thus the invaluable boons, the three bade to make Maya, the danava architect three cities - of gold, silver and iron, one for each. Equipped thus, they were going round, the world and visiting all places as and when they liked. They used to descend on places in the form of huge cities.


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