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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 Fount of Arsha Samskriti 


Calm returns after storm. Does not tranquility emerge from boisterous turbulence? This law of Nature is applicable to the two most sacred places, Haridwar and Rishikesh, lying ,say almost adjacent, with hardly 15 kilometers between them, but situated on the banks of the Ganga, and at the foot of the world famous mountains the Himalayas. After witnessing the hectic religious activity at Haridwar, like bathing to the chants of pandas; making parikramanas to the temples; sipping of the holy thirtha amdist chiming of bells; listening to the legends of deities; ascending and descending of the hills consecrated by the adorable, deities; performing several types of religious rites; boarding and alighting of the vehicles, transporting to shrines; standing in long queues; either for buying tickets for lunch, or travel, yatris experience the weight of tedium and fatigue, vying as it were, with each other to exert their full sway, and when them- seek means for respite to recuperate themselves for further onward progress, as if an answer to their ardent seeking, Rishikesh in a flash comes to their rescue and takes them to Rishikesh - quiet haunts of rishis, seers, sadhus, saints, whose yearing for spiritual solace and simplicity peep through their attires; sublimity exudes from their serene visages, and contentment gushes out of their hearts.

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