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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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KANYAKUMARI

The several kinds of delicious dishes made for the wedding patty were then thrown on the shores and they turned into colourful sands.  This accounts for the multicolored pebbles and soft, velvety sand found in abundance on, the shore even today.  On deciding to remain celibate, Kumari took rosary again for medication at once.  But Banasura bitten by lust, when heard about her unparalleled beauty approached the Virgin with his marriage proposal.  Enraged at his audacity, she flew into uncontrollable anger and sent him out unceremoniously.  The debased demon asserted and tried to win her by force.  When he ran towards her with his drawn sword, the Virgin Goddess unsheathed her potent sword.  Then ensued a dreadful battle. 

In the end, the asuradharma fell down dead with the Chakrayudha hurled at him by the Virgin.  The grateful devas with Bhumata expressed their soulful gratitude to Parasakthi for having released them from the clutches of the remorseless danava.  After the Lokodharma, Parasakthi resumed her penance in the self- same form of Virgin as she descended to the earth Hence the darsan of the Virgin with rosary in her right hand in the same place.

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