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Story of Lakshman Going through Trial of Fire in the Ramayana of Baiga Tribe of Central India

There is a unique story in the Ramayana of Baiga Tribe of Central India . In the story Lakshman goes through trial of fire to prove his fidelity. Lakshman was leading a life of Brahmachari during the exile period in the Ramayana. During the exile in the forest, Lakshman used to play the Kingri musical instrument. He played it so beautifully that Apsara Indrakamini of heaven was attracted to Lakshman. She tried to induce him into love making. But all her efforts failed. The apsara was jealous and angry. To avenge her insult, one night when Lakshman was fast asleep she broke her bangles and scattered it on his bed. She also left an earring of her on the bed. Next day morning when Mata Sita came to sweep the room, she discovered the bangles and earring. She reported the matter to Sri Ram. Lakshman was unable to convince his brother and Mata Sita that he was innocent. An angry Lakshman then decided to take the trial of fire to prove his fidelity. He jumped into a huge

Manav Mandir Temple at Brevard in Florida – Hindu Temple at Suntree at Brevard County in United States

Manav Mandir Temple – House of Humanity – is a new Hindu Temple at Brevard County in Florida in United States . The temple was thrown open to devotees during the second week of August 2014. The temple is located off Wickham Road at Suntree in Brevard. The $9.4 million Manav Mandir Temple has separate shrines in the complex dedicated to Ganesha, Shreenathji (Sri Krishna), Goddess Saraswati, Radha Krishna, Satyanarayan, Shiva, Mahalakshmi, Goddess Durga, Kartikeya, Rajarajeshwari, Ram Parivar, Hanuman, Shirdi Sai Baba, Bhudevi, Sridevi, Balaji and Navgrahas. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu community in Brevard County . Some information about the Manav Mandir Temple:   Total cost - $9.4 million Located on 37 acres of land All murtis (idols) worshipped in the temple are hand carved from white marble or black granite in India The temple features grand columns, intricately molded, 25-foot tall gopurams — or steeples — and other design elements that