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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

THE GHAT-SHILA

Another miss riot spot here is the Ghat-Shila. It is associated with Sri Rama's life and hence visit-worthy. It appears that Mother Bhavani took fancy to test Sri Rama's monogamy - Ekapatni vratadiksha, while he was moving in this place, searching for Sita. So she approached him disguised as Sita. Sooner than seeing her, Sri Rama knelt before and asked for blessings. The crest-fallen Mother Bhavani owning defeat, played host to the brothers and promised help. Later, to mark the event and to perpetuate the memory of their visit, they were asked to install two Siva lingas here and they are now worshipped as Rameswar linga and Lakshmaneswarlinga. The spot of their meeting as deemed holy and held sacrosanct. Hence the craze on the part of this visitors, who miss not this spot however short their stay may be.

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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
Historicity.Pg2
Historicity.Pg3
The Temple
The Kollala Thirtha.Pg1
The Kollala Thirtha.Pg2
The Archamurthi
You are Here! The Ghat-Shila
Pujas And Festivals.Pg1
Pujas And Festivals.Pg2
The Mother's Sleep
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