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The Temples Of Tamilnadu
Index Author
Invocation Foreword
Introduction Melmaruvathur
Tiruvannamalai Tirukkoilur
Chidambaram Vaideeswaran Koil
Sirkali Tanjore
Kumbhakonam Kancheepuram
Srirangam Palani
Madurai Tiruchendur
Rameswaram Suchindram
Kanyakumari A Bird's-Eye View
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 unfortunate possessed, failing to get relief from any source and discarded by physicians and bhutavaidyas go over to this and start sevas as enjoined by the local Pundits.  The sevarthis have to observe certain austerities, like waking up early and taking cold water bath; ascending the hill and circumambulating the garbhagriha of Anjaneya or Narasimhaswamy for about 108 times, chanting the name of GOD throughout which may take 2 to 3 hours.  After that they offer prayers to the Lords and descend. Taking simple vegetarian food they rest for sometime.  Again they start at 3.30 p.m. seva in the similar manner. 

Those who offer prayers and seva to Lord Narasimha in the mornings go to Anjaneyaswamy in the evening and vice versa.  They also visit local temples like Durga. Krishna and Anjaneya situated in a radius of half a kilometer.  And then they go to bed with light Tiffin after some congregational bhajans. This is all they have to and are expected to do done this, to the satisfaction of the Lords, they will be relieved of the evil effects of spirits and dreadful diseases same do this likewise only for a few days and get liberated and in some cases it takes months.  Sure one is cured, if he does this seva spending nothing and striving nothing, but obtaining full cure of the ailment affecting mind, body or soul with the boundless merry of the Lords. There are many mini shrines adorned with parivaradevathas in both the temples.  In addition there is another Narasimhaswamy temple in Sholingar.  Its architectural beauty and sanctity, pleases the soul and feast the eye.  A miss not treasure.  A visit-worthy kshetra. 

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