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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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MOTHER MAHALAKSHMI OF KOLHAPUR

After centuries precisely on the death of Kamsa, Jarasandha, the king of Magadha and a close ally of Kamsa, with a view to breaking vengeance began a series of military campaigns against Yadu clans, ruling with Mathura as their capital. But was repelled by the heroic yadus for 17 times. Under the advice of the well-wisher Vikadru, Krishna and Balarama moved towards Karvir, but Parasuram chancing to meet them advised to launching of giri yuddha - hill warfare from Gomantak, as Karvir was ruled then by a cruel monarch by name shringar. Acting upon the sage counsel, the brothers gave a crushing defeat to Jarasanda. Soon after the victory, Krishna and Balaram helped Chediraj, their distant Kinsman in his battle against Shringar. After killing him, they enthroned Sakradeva, the son of Chediraj. So the rule of Yadava clan thus became paramount in the Deccan region too.

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