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Sakshi Gopal – Story of Sakshi Gopala Manifestation of Sri Krishna

Sakshi Gopal Temple is dedicated to Sri Krishna and is located about 16 km from Puri. Sakshi means ‘witness’; and in the story of the Sakshi Gopala manifestation, Sri Krishna is the witness. Legend has it that a rich old man was on a pilgrimage with his young caretaker. While on the pilgrimage, the old man promised the young man that he will give his daughter in marriage to him.
After the successful completion of the pilgrimage, the old man did not keep his promise.
The young man complained to the village council. The council asked him to produce his witness.
The old man had made the promise at the GopalaKrishnaTemple at Vrindavan.
So the young man went again to Vrindavan and prayed to Sri Krishna to be his witness.
Sri Krishna agreed to be his witness but on one condition. He will follow the young man as Gopala Krishna to his village but the young man should not turn back to see whether He is following him or not.
However when the young man reached the village of Phulalasi, near Pur…

Virtual Tour of Batu Caves – View Pictures of Batu Caves and Temple in 360 degree

BatuCaves is one of the holiest places associated with Hindus in Malaysia. The biggest of the caves here houses a temple dedicated to Hindu God Muruga or Karthikeya or Subrahmaniya. You can now view the pictures of BatuCaves in 360 degrees in the virtual tour created by 36ocities.net.

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