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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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And hence its popularity far surpasses the rest of the kshetras. This shrine, besides enshrining the august archamurthi - Mayureswar, is housing eight images of Ganesh in the eight corners as mentioned in Mudgal Purana; it is one of the three favorite habitats of Lord Ganesh; it is this Ganesh who restored ail the scriptures to the gods after killing Shanikhasur, the formidable demon, who stole them; it is here the visitor sees four different kinds of gods installed at the entrances of four gates and special offerings to them with rituals go by the name of Dwarayatra that confers manifold blessings; it is this temple visited by great saints like Tukaram, Swami Ramadas, Ganesh Yogendra etc., it is here Lord Ganesh killed Sindhu asura and reinstated Devendra in his former office; it is here Brahma offered his two daughters - Siddhi and Buddhi to him in marriage; it is here the Vikata avatara of Ganesh came to an end and he became Ganesh - it is this image, installed in Dwapara yuga by the Pandavas in the presence of Krishna; it is here Ganesh secured the services of Mayur, the son of Vinata and Kashyap and finally it is from this kshetra the Ganesh Sampradaya that came into being, gained ground and spread to the entire land through the saints like Moraya Gosavi etc.

Famous in legends and history, patronized by illustrious peshwas, visited by saint poets, deemed holy as the birth place of Ganesh sampradaya; sanctified by the visits of the highest celestials, eulogized in several literary works, secured an esteemed place in archives, drenched by sacred thirthas, this holy thirtha kshetra is luring lakhs of devotees throughout the year, both for darsan of the Lord and for the Dwarayatra - a special feature of this temple.

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You are Here! Uniqueness.Pg6
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The Historicity
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The Archamurthi
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Poojas And Festivals
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