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A Pilgrimage To Western Ghats Temples In Karnataka
A Pilgrimage To Western Ghats Temples In Karnataka

A Pilgrimage To Western Ghats Temples In Karnataka

by Swami Atmashraddhananda

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Language

English

Publisher

Sri Ramakrishna Math

ISBN

9788178836157 - Year: 2013 - Pages: 130

Binding

Paperback

Swami Atmashraddhananda

Author: Swami Atmashraddhananda
Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math
Year: 2013
Language: English
Pages: 130
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788178836157

Description

The western Ghats are a mountain range along the western side of India. These mountains are notable for their rich verdant cover, spectacular valleys and rushing rivers.

Western Ghats also enshrine several reputed and ancient temples where millions of devotees offer their worship every year. While the western Ghats are spread over several Indian states of Karnataka.

This travelogue provides a brief history of some of the centres of pilgrimage along with a description of their spiritual, cultural and architectural features. This book introduces the readers to India’s living spiritual tradition enshrined in these temples.

in this book we will describe our pilgrimage to one such part of India-the Western Ghats in Karnataka-and the remarkable experience that attended our pilgrimage.

The Western Ghats
Let us first know something about Western Ghats. The Western Ghats, also known as the Sahyadri Mountains, is a mountain range along the western side of India.

It runs approximately 1600 km through the states of Maharashtra, Goa Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala ending at Kanyakumari, at the southern tip of India. About sixty percent of the Western Ghats are located in the state of Karnataka.

Contents

Contents
Publisher Note

A Pilgrimage to Western Ghats Temples In Karnataka
The Land of Pilgrimage
The Western Ghats
The Pilgrimage
Helebedu
Belur
Shravanabelagola
Into Malenadu, the ‘land of rains’
Annapurna Temple, Horrnadu
Kalasa
Towards Sringeri
Legend of Sringeri
Shankara Math, Sringeri
Narasimhavanam and Other Places
Kigga-the Temple of Rishyashringa
Agumbe Ghat
The temple of Mookambika at Kollur
A Visit to Kudajadri
Towards Udupi
An Ancient Place
The Krishna temple
A visit to Pajaka Kshetra
Mangalore City
Mangala Devi Temple
Ramakrishna Ashrama
Rajarajeshwari Temple, Polali
Towards Dharmasthala
Dhamasthala: A Brief History
The Temple
The Statue of Bahubali
Annapurna, the Kitchen
Two Museums
Meeting the Dharmadhikari
Towards Gokarna
Idagunji Ganesha
The Legend
Murudeshwara
Gokarna
Conclusion

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