SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – SHRIMAHABALESHWAR

Ravana the king of Lanka, heard the immense power and great ness of this Paneling and wishing to possess it set out for Kailasa. he was performing there severe penance with prayers in Samagana, Narada, who had been to Kailasa from Gokarn, while taking Ishwaras, leave saw Ravana there, and learnt his intention. He at once came to…

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – SHRI MAHAGANAPATI

Rudra learnt from Vayu that his Pranalinga was founded in Gokama. He came there, and marked that the Pranalinga had received a wound from Ravana’s nails. He repeated however that this was due to his mis­take of having given over the Pranalinga to Ravana. He bond to the Linga with…

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – TAMRAGOURI

When Brahma was once  absorbed in deep m editation, a woman in the form of river came out of his right hand. Brahma then foretold her that she would become Rudra’s wife. So, eager to meet Rudra she set out insearch of him and learning Rudra was at Gokarn alighted from the skies upon the Goshringa hill…

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – SHRI VENKATISH

Due to Pranalinga being  established in the month of Karteeka all the Gods go and stay at Gokarn in that month. So Vishnu also once went there and worshipped Shri Shankara with sincere devotion and remained in center of the Kshetra to protect the devotees. He is known as Venkatesh or Venkataraman.

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – THE SUH LANDS

Kashi, Pushpagiri, Kanchi,  Nivitaha,A Ompuri, Shrishaila Shri  Virupaksha, Seth Kedar Gokarn are famous Salvatory Sun lands. These are famous as Sun lands. There are very famous Salvatory Sun Lands. So Gokarn is combined by trigonal vixtrigonal-land purificatary land and the Sunland.  Since a long-period trigonal forms of salvatory recombined here. Therefore there…

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – GOGMBHA

Parashurama after destroying all the Kshatriyas gave the earth as gift to Kashyapa. Then confusion arose due to anarchy and evil prevailed Bhoodevi (then earth) being unable to bear the burden of sin went to Gokarn to performance. She began to meditate devoutly upon Ishwara in an Ashrama on Shatashringa…

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – SHANKAR-NARAYAN

Kharasura Demon of the race of Hiranya Kashyapu being desirous of obtaining Parvati, began to perform Tapas for a long time. Shiva pleased with his penance presented himself before him and asked what he desired. Vishnu learning all about the mat­ter assumed the form of very beautiful woman with a…

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – VAIVAHIK-PARVAT

(The Mountain of Copper bottom) One of the sages named Bragurushi prayed the godess of fire. So the godess of fire who was the wife of immenseful flame came to Shatashring mountains at Goshringa for disemboding her course. She penanced at Goshringa mountains of Shatashringa Lord Brahma was impressed by…

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – RUDRA RHOOMI

Rudra bhoomi: Quite displeased with Brahma’s creation. Rudra became very angry, and originated Pramatha Ganas for destroying Brahma’s creation. Vishnu learnt this and approaching Rudra said in appearing words. “Oh! Rudra, please, forgive Brahma now, and destroy his creation only at the time of pralaya (final destruction) and may this…

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – NAGESHWAR

The sage Kashyapa had two wives Kadru and Vinata. Kadru had one thousand children who were Nagas servents. Garuda and Aruna were the two sons of Vinata. The two sisters were one day wondering on the mountain Meru when at some deistance they happened to see horse of Indra (Uchaishravas)….

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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – 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 KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – 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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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – 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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SHRI KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – 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 KSHETRA GOKARNA MAHABALESHWAR – 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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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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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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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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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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