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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 Abode of Lord Jagannath


Besides Srimandir there are several sacred places of worship in puri. Its eight directions-Ashtadiks are guarded by eight sambhus, with distinct names like, Markandeswar, Yagneswar, Nilankanteswar, Vilveswar, Baleswar, Isaneswar, Patalswar and Kapalamohan. Along with them, there are eight Chandis keeping guard the city. They are Baha Mangala, Sarvamangala, Bimala, Alamba, Ardhasani, Dakshinakali, Marichika and Harachandi. There are many sacred tanks in Puri. Among them the pancha thirthas - Indra yamuna, Manikamika, Markandeya, Swetaganga and Mahadadhi are deservedly famous and ardent devotees take bath in all of them for purging off their sins.

With such immense popularity and inestimable glory built up over centuries, Puri became a great spiritual centre and attracted many philosophers, preachers and monks of international reputation. Savants and seers like Sankara, Ramanuja, Madhva, Kabir, Nanak etc., established monasteries of their own to spread the Vedic culture and glory of the Land. Among such monasteries, numbering seventy, Govardhan Math of Sankaracharya, Radhakanta Math of Chitanya, Raghavadas Math of Ramananda, Uttaraparsva Math deserve unqualified praise for their selfless service. 

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About Puri
The Ratha Yatra.Pg1
The Ratha Yatra.Pg2
Its Antiquity
Vudayana Episode
Indradryumna Episode.Pg1
Indradryumna Episode.Pg2
The Main Temple....Pg1
The Main Temple....Pg2
The Archamurthis.Pg1
The Archamurthis.Pg2
Mini Shrines Around.....
Kalpa Vriksha
You are Here! Other Sacred Places....Pg1
Other Sacred Places....Pg2
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