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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 abode of Lord Maheswar

The Rudra Himalaya region is dotted with scores of spots associated with the sports of Lord Siva. Amongst them Gourikund deserves some space here. It has some hot springs and it is from this place trekking or riding to the shrine starts. Pilgrims invariably commence their yatra after a dip in this Kund. Apart from the sanctity, the thrill of taking a bath in the steaming hot waters, nearing boiling point drives away all the chill - sins sticking on to physical bodies and they feel ifting of their souls to be hurled at the holy feet of the Lord Maheswar, the Omni  compassionate among the Trio. 

It is quite refreshing and this memorable experience gets locked up in their minds to be cherished for ever. Tradition records that Rarvathi took bath sere after delivering Karthikeya, the commander-in-chief of Deva Sena. Another place of interest is Trijuginarayana. Puranas credit it with the association of the Lord's marriage with Parvathi and the fire enkindled during the wedding is still burning at this spot. Pilgrims offer prayers with elaborate rituals.

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