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Pataleshwara Temple at Talakad – Shivling Worshipped Here Changes Color

Pataleshwara Temple at Talakad in Karnataka is one of the Panchalinga Temples. The unique feature of the Shivling worshipped in the temple is that it changes color three times a day. The Shivling is red in color in the morning; black in the afternoon and white in the evening. Pataleshwara Temple is also known as Vasukishwara Temple . It is widely believed that Snake Vasuki worshipped Shiva at the temple. Related Talakadu Temple in Karnataka - Important temples in Talakad History of Talakad and Story of the Curse That Buried Talakkad below Sands

Thoughts and Quotes on Puri Jagannath

Once you appeared in the woods. On the banks of Kalindi Dancing to the tune of the sweet consort seeking nectar from the lotus faces of   cowherd women. Laxmi, Siva, Indra & Ganesh O Lord, the Master of the Universe appear in my vision (Jagannatha Ashtakam) I ask not anything from you O Jagannath, ask not for wealth or woman But beg for small measure of Saradha Sands (Salabeg) One who has no hand and leg moves fastest, captures all, sees everything around, hears even the faintest sound, knows everyone, matter or being, but no one knows Him, is called great primal spirit One who recites hymns of holy feet of Krishna Worries don’t touch him Adoring Govinda’s holy feet in heart, If moves eyes shut If runs without knowing the pathway That being does never fall down. (Srimad Bhagavad Puran) Oh ! God having big hands !, Keep me under the shelter of Your hands. Please keep me under the shelter of Yours arms. Oh God! If You enlarge your bi