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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  


Gangotri, the source of the much venerated Ganga boasts of many a superior virtue, many plus points, a grandeur niche, and a wider canvas. The water gushing out from the Himalayas at the place, where Bhagiratha did penance is actually the very same water that flowed down from the Kamandal of Brahma, used to washing the feet of Srimannarayana, when he measured the world with his gargantuan feet during his Vamanavathar, incarnated to send Balichakravarthi to nether world, and was let fall from the Maheswara's jata. So, before descent to the mortal world, the water has pious association with the Trio. A deep peep is a necessity at this stage.

At the soulful prayers of Mrikandu Maharshi, Lord Srimannarayana gave to the sage, the darsan of the self-same cosmic form, he assumed to measure the universes he got from Balichakravarthi as gift. So enchanting, and gigantic was the form that Brahma made abhishekam to His enormous feet with water from his Kamandal. The water that fell from his lotus feet became so sacred that it could drive the yamadutas at the very sight of those who sip them. 

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