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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 Royal place of Lord Siva


This is one of the busiest ghats with a hoary history, and it is here the city's major activities are carried out in every field of human existence. It is the hub of the holy city, and hence the focal point for shopping, sight-seeing, worshipping etc. It comprises a wide thriving area and is always over crowded due to existence of fashionable shops, modern restaurants, and star category lodges; and each one is overflowing with humans-busy with several transactions of their own. The ghat is heavily crowded with colourful congregations of yatris engaged in bathing and offering prayers at the behests of pandas. Religious discourses, chanting of slokas and singing of Sankirthans fill the air and please the soul, if one has time and taste for them. As it is very near to the holy Viswanathji Mandir, so nothing but concourses of pilgrims going with small copper vessels in their hands, filled with Ganga for abhishek greet your eyes. In brief, it is the soul of Kasi and sum and substance of spiritual life.

It is here the illustrious Bhrasiva kings of exceptional Valour and military powers performed Aswamedha yagas one after another. And at the completion of tenth, they used to take demonical bath with religious fervour, attended by pomp and splendour befitting their royalty. So it bore that name Dasaswamedha ghat since then. The belief current in those days and even today is that a bath after the horse sacrifice is very efficacious and is equal to soulful salutations to Kesava. Many other odd, yet credible legends took place here. Hence very sacred.

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About Kasi
The Origin Of Kasi
The Famous Ghats
Manikarnika Ghat
Harischandra Ghat
You are Here! Dasaswamedha Ghat
Panchaganga Ghat...
The Mandir
Tulasimanasa Temple.....
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