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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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HARIDWAR
The Gate Way Of Heaven

KANKHAL & ITS HISTORY

Descending after darsan of the gods and goddesses, pilgrims normally go to the town of Kankhal about a mile away from this, for offering prayers to Mother Sati and Dhakshaneswar Mahadev. This fantastic name means much, and connotation bewilders any hearer. It is interpreted from its root words - Ko Khala - signifying thereby, 'Who is the sinner, who cannot go to heaven, if he treads on this sacred spot? The interrogative sentence, if changed into assertive, implies that every one goes to heaven, if he visits it. Hence the attraction.

It was the capital of Dhaksha Prajapathi, who from this seat assisted his father Brahma in acts of creation. He married his beautiful daughter Sati to Lord Maheswar. Once his son-in-law Maheswar incurred his wrath in not extending due respect in Brahmalok, when others did in the assembly. 

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