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The Temples Of North-East India
The Temples of North-East India - Index Invocation
The Author Introduction
Kedarnath Badrinath
Bhagawan Pasupathinath Of Nepal Gangotri & Yamunotri
Rishikesh Haridwar
Prayag Gaya
Kasi Ayodhya
Kali Ma Of Calcutta Bhuvaneswar
Konark Puri
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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The Seat of Chaturmukha Siva


The river Vangmati flows through a small gorge between two hills called Mrigasthali and Kailas. The. story goes that Lord Maheswar, swept off by the unearthly beauty of the thickly wooded hillock - Mrigasthali started roaming about in the form of a deer and enjoying, leaping, hopping, running and what not. Down below the gorge ere are lights o steps. hey are made convenient or holy bath in the river Vangmati and the visitors use them for offering pindas to their manes here. In addition, there are several halls and rooms built on the bank for the convenience of the pious devotees; for, it is believed that if the dead are cremated on this sacred ghat, they are freed once for all from the vicious cycle of births and deaths. So not only the dead bodies are carried to this ghat, but people on the verge of death are also brought and kept waiting till they breathe their last. Some of the bodies are thrown into the flowing river also. Both high and low have full faith in this, and cremation there is deemed as a great privilege and honour to the dead are dying, as exemplified by bringing of king Mahendra's body to this place for cremation from Switzerland after death here. And his last rites were observed here, odd it is to hear that they are two types of ghats - one for royalty and another for commonalty. In this it exceeded that renowned Manikarnika ghat of Varanasi in orthodoxy. Well! If Kings will, any thing is possible!


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Kala Bhairav
The Telaju Temple
Hanuman Dhoka
Swayambhunath Stupa.Pg1
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