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Trilochaneshwar Mahadev in Ujjain – Story of Trilochaneshwar Form of Shiva – 45th Shiva Temple in Ujjain

Trilochaneshwar Mahadev is worshiped in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the 84 forms of Shiva worshiped in Ujjain. It is believed that worshipping Trilochaneshwar Form of Shiva will result in attaining worldly happiness. The person will also attain Shivlok after death. The temple dedicated to Trilochaneshwar Mahadev is located at Ramaji Jat Ki Gali at Namdarpura. This form of Shiva is associated with giving moksha to two pigeons. Trilochaneshwar Mahadev is counted among the 84 Shiva Temples in Ujjain and it is the 45th temple visited during the parikarama of Shiavalayas here. Story of Trilochaneshwar Mahadev of Shiva in Ujjain During ancient times, two pigeons lived at Trilochaneshwar Mahadev. They drank water offered to Shiva and lived on grains offered by devotees. They listened to stories and bhajans of Shiva daily. One a hawk hunted them down. The two pigeons were born as human beings in the next birth. The male pigeon was born as Parimal in the house of

Narasimha Kavacham in Hindi in pdf

Narasimha Kavacham is chanted to get the protection of Lord Narasima. The prayer is for overcoming fear and enemies. The Kavacham in Hindi in pdf format is given below. The text or lyrics of Narasimha Kavacham in Hindi language is provided by Sundar Kidambi of prapatti. It can be chanted daily morning and evening. Link  –  Hindi Narasimha Kavacham

Pooran Devi Temple at Purnea in Bihar - Goddess Pooran Devi Mandir at Purnea

Pooran Devi Temple is located at Purnea in Bihar. It is dedicated to Goddess Pooran Devi, a fierce manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. This is an unusual temple in which goat sacrifice is practiced to appease the deity. Mother Goddess Pooran Devi is worshipped in Pindi form here. She is believed to be the combined Shakti of nine forms of Durga. Lord Shiva is also worshipped here in Shivling form. The most important festival observed here is the Durga Puja. A pair of elephant trunk is kept in a separate room. It is believed that a Sant removed it from an elephant which belonged to an arrogant Nawab. People who have their wishes fulfilled sacrifice goats at the shrine.

Wisdom of Ancient Hindus Regarding Nature

One tank is beneficial like 10 wells; one lake does good like 10 tanks; ten lakes are beneficial like one son, but one tree is equal to having 10 sons. Ancient Hindus considered trees and plants as family members. Goddess Lakshmi resides in houses having trees like Bilva, Amlaka, Amra and Kapitha in their compound. As per scriptures, planting of seeds is done after purifying one’s body by taking bath, wearing clean clothes, offering prayers to ancestors and gods. As per scriptures, purity of body and mind should be maintained while tending plants.