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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 Prime seat of Sakteism

Along with these, with the advent of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and his coming to the fore as a unique worshipper, it encircled the whole Universe, through the masterly exposition of Hinduism and its glory by his illustrious disciple Vivekananda. Paramahamsa turned himself into a household word in Bengal. His obtaining the sakshatkara of the Mother Kali heightened his Spiritual eminence and helped him to weld different sects into a corporate whole. The Satwika puja that was introduced at Dakshinewar temple accelerated the progress of Sakthi Upasana and with the banning of animal sacrifice at the Kali temple by legislation, the Calcutta Kali Ma too gained better rapport with other similar sampradayas and started changing in tune with the modern trends that became the prime cause of its popularity now.

It is a matter of great interest to seam the oddity of installation of some Kali images for worship in Bengal. The image is installed atop a tree at Mehar; and in some other places, the images are kept half submerged in water throughout the year as at Khirgam, and it is called Jalodbhva Kali. There is another form called Guhya Kali and it is found in the palace of Maharaj Nanda Kumar of Bhadrapur. No where in India one can come across several types of the images of Kali and mode of worship as it is in Bengal. For Kali worship - Bengal alone offers variety, sanctity and piety of rare kind.

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