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The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Prologue Chengannur
Bhavani Mantralaya - Brindavan
Agra Tiruvannamalai
Tiruchendur Vijayawada
Tiruvangad Tiruvangad - Sri Rama Temple
Madhuranthakam Banaras
Nanjangud Talakaveri
Karpara Kshetra Jejuri 
Mantrlaya Adoni
Melkote Phede
Bhadrachalam Morgaon
Sirusangadla Vikarabad
Simhachalam Srisailam
Penugonda Deogarh
Epilogue  
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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BANARAS - VISWANATH MANDIR  

It happened in the reign of Sikandar Lodi. This religious bigot, not only razed the much-hallowed temple, but also banned further construction of any shrine on the old site, or am-where in the city. Strict adherence and forceful implementation of this barbarity was meticulously supervised. It continued for 17 years. For lifting the ban, and to renewing the regular worship, every ardent theist, Peethadipathi and subdued king tried, but in vain. The rigidity of the law and severity of fanaticism together with sadistic delight were mounting high only. The struggle between life and death ended only with publishing of the mysterious might of the omnipotent Lord Maheswar. Man in his finite might cannot successfully defy bigotry but God can. Lord sent drought as first measure, followed by severe epidemics which swept off unprecedented numbers. 

Among the dead, Muslims constituted the majority, since their houses and environs are the haunts of infection. The Lodi had tremors - ghastliness of death when danced naked, he condescended to implementing the suggestion of Narayana Bhat - a spiritual leader to great reputation. He was advised by many humanists to approach and advise the king. He did. Naravana Bhat attributing the calamity to the damage done to mandir and stopping of rituals, assured normally, if prayers were offered. Lodi agreed.

 

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