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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 Himalayan - born River Goddesses  


These two thirtha kshetras can be reached from Rishikesh by bus. Air Travel is possible up to golly Grant that connects Delhi, Calcutta by Vayudut Service. From the airport one has to travel to Rishikesh, which incidentally is the railhead also. There are many buses run by U.P. Road ways, besides private Companies. For Yamunotri two approaches are available. The first one is from Dehra Dun en route Barkot and the other popular one is via Rishikesh. On the way, yatris witness the sight of Bhagirathi meeting Alakananda at Devaprayag, the meeting point of gods. A worth seeing place. Then via Dharasu, they go to Yamunotri. Trekking is a MUST and a distance of 15 km has to be covered by pony ride or walking.

For Gangotri, one has to come back to Dharasu from Yamunotri. On the way lies the famous pilgrimage town Uttarkasi, and it is an additional benefit to them. Dodital, another worth seeing place lies very near, but it has to be reached by trekking only.

As this yatra is made to the most coldest places perched high up in the Himalayas, certain precautions are quite necessary for yatris. Exposure to extreme cold debilitates and subjects them to several ailments. So, the yatris must equip themselves with woolen clothing that affords warmth. Faith in the God nudges them to the destination with or without precautions. When Jivatma takes flight to merge in the Paramatma, does it require worlds accessories?

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Origin Of Yamunotri
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