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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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PRAYAG
The Holy Sangam

HISTORICITY

According to ithihasas, this Prayaga Mandala with Pratishthana as capital was ruled by many renowned kings like Ayu, Nahusha, Yayati etc. Sanctified by Brahma's sacrifice, its spiritual glory never declined, rather with the passage of time it grew in importance. History records it passing from the imperial Guptas to Harsha and later to Gangeyadeva, a Kalachuri king of great Valour, who assumed the title of Vikramaditya on conquering Prayaga and Kasi. It fell into the hands of Ghory dynasty in 1194 A. D. when Moghuls ascended Delhi throne, it underwent many changes. In the reign of Akbar, many renovation programmes were undertaken in addition to building of additional edifices. Akbar changed the entire landscape with forts, mosques etc., including changing the name from Prayaga to Allahabad. With the advent of Britishers, its fortune witnessed many vicissitudes, like passing from ruler to ruler at their behest, starting from Moghuls to Marathas first and then back to Muslims-Nawabs of Oud and finally to the crown.

Let us now visit one by one, after bath in the Sangam.

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