VAiTARANI, UNMAJIANI, DURGADEVI

Vaitarani (river) the daughter of Yamadharmaraj was first averase to approaching her husband, being displeased with her indifferent attitude, he got angry & cursed her. as a result of this curse her waters became bloody. Vaitarani with grief egged pardon of her husband who being moved, asked her to go…

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SHRI KRISHNA

Usha the daughter of Banasura stole away Anurudha the Grand son of Shree Krishna. Not being able to know Anirudha’s where abouts, Krishna was very sad. Then Narada came to him and advised him to go to Gokama and pleased shiva by penance after taking bath in the Kotiteertha. He…

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A FEW VERSES REFERRING 10 GOKARNA, FOUND ON OIFFERENTS PURANAS

Tataha Krodhena Tenaiva Dahagreevaha Sahanujaha| Agachchadatma Midhyartham Gokamasya Shramam Shubham || Valmeekeeye U. Cam 9 Sa. 46,47) Tatahaivabdherastate Lingam Gokama Ravanatvaya | Graheetva sthapitam Poorvam Ravanopi Graham Yayow || 142, 43 || Drastavai Dhanadhyaksham Pushpakshatam Tu Kaikasee | Putran Dhikkarayamasa Yooyam Sandhya Mratopamaha ||46|| Te Matmvachanam Shrutva Yayu Gokamayuttamam ||45|| (Anandarama…

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SHRIE KSHETRA GOKARN STHALA CHARITRA

A few lines on the importance of Shri Kshetra Gokarn: Gokarna Kshetra Nilayam Dvibhujam varadam satham | Sarvabheeshta Prasidhyartham Tannamami Gajananam || Lankanatha Dashananogra Thapasa Ganena Thustodbhava Kailasa Chalavasa Shankara Shiva Swaprana Lingandhadhow || Thallingam Navarathna Peetha Sahitham Vighneshwara Sthapitham | Gokamastha Mahablesha Mamalam Vandhe Bhavanipathim || Namashivaya Sambaya Saganaya…

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SHRI MAHABMESHWARASHTAKAM

Shrimanmahabalavibho Pranamami Nityam Kamam Dvishanpur Ripo Bhuvi Goshrutou Yat Dhyamnam Nidhe Tvamakarorvasatirmahesha Kshetraya Martya Nivayasya Sato Vibhooman||l|| Rudradavapya Bhavataha Paramatmalingam Kailasato Dashamukho Niragetsalankam Shnitvam N i vrittamatlia Tadbhuvi Vighnarajaha Sansthapanamcha Kritavanniyatebhuvosyaha ||2|| Lingatmakashcha Bhajatam Mahadevasam Tvam Bhangaya Bhasi Bhuvi Vishurta Goshrutisthaha Yamgayati Shrutiroopeeshwara Vishwaroopam Tvam Geyapunyacharitam Sharanam Prapadhye ||3|| Ksheerondadhou…

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SHREE MAHABALESHWAR STOTRA

Shri Mahabaleshadev Sarvabhoumate Vimala Charana Nalina Yugala Mupani Grihnate Paripoomanandam Dehyumapate || Shailaraja Rajatadrivasa Poojita Amita Sukrita Bharita Hridaya Kuhara Samsthita Amarendopendra Druhina Samstuta|| Shri Maha II Ligaroopa, Tungajanghaxnaghanashana Bhanjitasurendra Ravanavalepana Varagokanakhya Kshetrabhooshana | Shri Maha. II Sarvareesha shekharamaresha Shankara Sarvadurita timiraharana tarunabhaskara Jagadeesha nanadam pranatashubhakara || Shri  Mahabaleshwara    …

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SHRI MAHABALESHWIR BHAJAN

Jaya Shiv Omkara Swami Bhaja Shiva Omkara Brahma Vishnu Sadashiva Ardhangi Goura Hari om Hara Hara Kara Mahadev || Ekanana Chaturanana Panchanana Raje Shiva Panchanana Raje Hamsasana Garudasana Vrishavahana Saje Hari om Hara Hara Hara Mahadev || Dobhuj Charu Chaturbhuj Dashabhuj Tuma Shobhe Shiva Dashabhuj Tuma Shobhe Teeno Lokanirakata Shivajit…

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JOY & BEAUTY OF GOKARN

Now a few words about the historic antiq­uity of Gokarn. As already refered to and quoted about, there are free and frequent mention of Gokarn Kshetra in the major epics and Puranas such as Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavata, Skanda Purana and many other theological scriptures. Kalidasa mentions the Lord of Gokarn…

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THINGS IN GENERAL

It goes without saying that Gokama being one of the three recognised famous Kshetras Gokarn, Ramasetu and Kashi, (Banaras) and also one among the ten well-known Bhaskar Kshetras, has come to be considered by Hindus as a famous place of Pilgrimage References to this Kshetra given in differ­ent old Puranas…

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SHRI MAHABIAESHWAR DiV ASHTABAHDHA MAHOTSAVA

The devotees of Lord Mahabaleshwar were really fortunate to witness the rare and splendid Ashtabandha Mahotsava of the Lord in the Month of May 1983. The Shastras ordian that these cel­ebrations must as a rule be held once in twelve years ever since Ravan the demon King of Lanka wangled…

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