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Veerabhadra Temple Festival at Virbhadra near Rishikesh

VeerabhadraTemple, dedicated to Shiva, is an ancient temple located at VirbhadraTown near Rishikesh in Uttarakhand. The annual temple festival and fair is held on Phalgun Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi day. Veerabhadra Temple Festival 2018 date is February 14. The mela coincides with the Mahashivratri festival.

The town and the temple are named after Virabhadra, who was created by Shiva in anger after he heard about the news of the death of Sati.
Shiva is a ferocious form is worshipped in the temple.
Night long jagran and special pujas are held on the occasion.

Download Book Titled – Puranas in the Light of Modern Science in pdf for free

Puranas in the light of modern Science is a book written by K. Narayanaswami Aiyar and the second edition of the book was published in 1916. The book is currently available for free download in pdf format at the website of the Central Archaeology Library in New Delhi. The book explores the scientific basis to the Puranas.
Link – You can download the book here from ASI website - Puranas in the light of modern Science (please note that in the link click on the pdf view to download the book)