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Durga Saptashati Text in Gujarati in PDF format for free – Download Durga Saptashati in Gujarati

Durga Saptashati is a holy scripture dedicated to Goddess Durga. It narrates the glory and divine actions of Goddess Durga. Durga Saptashati is part of the Markandeya Purana and contains 700 Shlokas. This Durga Saptashati Text available for free download is in Gujarati and in PDF format. Link -  Download Durga Saptashati Text in Gujarati in PDF format.

Ramayana Uttara Kanda in pdf in English

Uttara Kanda in Ramayana details the story of the separation of Ram and Sita from birth of their sons. Uttara Kanda also details the story of Luv Kush – sons of Ram and Sita. You can download and read Ramayana Uttara Kanda in pdf for free. It is provided by Gita Press. The text is divided in two parts. Link - English Uttara Kanda of Ramayana - Part I Link - English Uttara Kanda of Ramayana - Part II

Temple with Sculpture of Bhima’s Mace or Gada in Kerala

Thirupuliyur Mahavishnu Temple is located at Puliyoor near Chengannur in Allapuzha District in Kerala. It is believed that Bhima of the Mahabharata built Thiru Puliyoor Mahavishnu Temple. A huge sculpture of the Mace or Gada of Bhima can be seen in the temple complex. There are five temples in the region which is believed to have been built by the Pandavas. Legend has it that the Pandavas, after abdicating the throne entered into Vanaprastha. During their final journey, they arrived on the banks of Pampa River; each one of the Pandavas built a temple dedicated to Vishnu. The original mace or Gada of Bhima is believed to be present in Thiru Puliyoor Mahavishnu Temple. It is also one of the 108 Divyadesams dedicated to Vishnu. Puliyoor is located around 4 km from Chengannur, which is an important transit point to the Sabarimala Temple.