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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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  BHAGAWAN PARASURAM OF PHEDE

HIS BIRTH AND EDUCATION

Parasurama's incarnation has a fitting setting - an illustrious Maharshi Jamadagni for father, and equally illustrious brahmin turned kshatria Renuka, daughter of Prasenajit of the Ikshavaku clan for mother. And the heart of mother Nature for his dwelling. A product of inimitable austerity and impeccable chastity. So his possessing the traits diametrically opposite with each another and that won for him the whole of Bharat Khand which he gifted away, reserving nothing except a Kamandal etc. When came of age, he mastered all the branches of knowledge and blossomed into a model son of a model father. Though acquired proficiency in the Vedic sastras, he had a special preference for astras. He went to Gandhamadhana mountain, propitiating the Lord of Kailas he did intense tapa. Lord Siva, pleased with his austere life gave as many astras he desired along with the formidable battle axe - Parasu. Granting all, Lord Siva arranged for a mock battle with him to test his powers. It was a stiff fight and in the end the pupil emerged victorious after really delivering a death blow on his master's forehead with his parasu. Greatly gratified, the All- compassionate Siva taking it humorously called himself 'Khanda Parasu'.

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The Maharastra Contribution
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The Temple
The Puja And Festivals
Ambarnath
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