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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 BHAVANI OF TULJAPUR

With Mother Bhavani's infinite grace, Shivaji killed the arrogant prattler in a fortnight's time. Mother Bhavani's aerial voice was thus fulfilled and along with that Maharashtra banner started fluttering, and sounded to the Muslim kings the tolling of death knell, as it were. Government records embody certain references to the glory of the temple, when certain Maratha leaders of Bhonsales made grants to the temple, wherein Mother Bhavani was mentioned as their Kulaswamini. Another notable feature that can be discerned from the records is that these sanads were made on the fulfillment of vows - Navasas taken by the rulers. On occasions when certain rulers bypassed the Mother, relying upon their muscle power, they were severely punished - defeated in the skirmishes against Muslim adversaries. Not only did the Mother rain boons for the success of her votaries, but punished them, pointing out their lapses arisen due to either their over confidence or arrogance, when they reached her feet. They then made lavish endowments in token of realisation.

Mother Bhavani thus kept the scales even and justified that 'roudra' is as indispensable as Vatsalya. Here is evidence. 

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About Mother Bhavani Of Tuljapur
Uniqueness.Pg1
Uniqueness.Pg2
Uniqueness.Pg3
Uniqueness.Pg4
Antiquity
The Matanga Episode
The Anubhuti Episode.Pg1
The Anubhuti Episode.Pg2
The Anubhuti Episode.Pg3
Historicity.Pg1
You are Here! Historicity.Pg2
Historicity.Pg3
The Temple
The Kollala Thirtha.Pg1
The Kollala Thirtha.Pg2
The Archamurthi
The Ghat-Shila
Pujas And Festivals.Pg1
Pujas And Festivals.Pg2
The Mother's Sleep
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