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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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GANGOTRI & YAMUNOTRI 
 
The Himalayan - born River Goddesses  

And gods, drawn by the magnetic pull of these icy pinnacles; majestic meandering of giggling rivers; and lush green, ever blooming exotic colourful valleys chose these ice-bound mountains for eternal habitation. And at their holy feet, in the deep recesses, are found these two holy river sources, to making the ground hallowed, and fit for pilgrimage, and to drink in the ethereal beauty of Nature with mortal eyes. Though their exact origin is shrouded in the mysterious past, creative facility has lifted the veil to some extent over the gorgeous spectacles of sublime mountains, wherefrom these two have started flowing in streams first, glaciers next, with bumps and jumps over some area later, and finally in violent torrents at several places, during the course of their forward journey. The story of the origin of these two is incidentally intertwined with the history of the two rivers.

It is these two - Gangotri and Yamunotri that are feeding the two major rivers, responsible for irrigating almost the entire ancient Aryavart, by their life-giving waters, besides of purging the sins of the bathers; it is on the banks of their off-springs-Ganga and Yamuna, the greatest civilizations sprouted and flourished; it is their holy waters that were used for anointing the maharajadhirajas at their coronation ceremonies.

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