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7 Jul 20
Bhartrhari Gufa
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In one of my recent thread, I wrote about the great literary work of Shatak Tray by Bhartrhari.
Now let us have a look at place where he did his extreme penance
#BhartrhariCaves
#Ujjain
After being cheated by his one of the most beloved wife, Pingala, king Bhartrhari gave all his kingdom to his younger brother the great Vikramaditya, & renounced the world by attaining diksha from Gorakhnath ji of nath samprday.
#Goraknath
#Bhartrhari
#Vikramaditya
It is believed that at the behest of Guru Gorakhnath, King Bhartrhari did severe penance for years in this cave. It is located in a secluded area on the banks of the Kshipra River, at a short distance from the main town of ujjain.
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#BhartrhariCaves
#Kshipra
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3 Jul 20
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Chausath Yogini Temple, near the famous Marble Rocks in Jabalpur, houses idols of 64 attendants of Goddess Durga, having the idol of Lord Shiva at the centre, surrounded by these idols.
#Jabalpur
#ChausathYogini
#fridaymorning
#AadiShakti
Originally, there would have been a shrine, right at the centre of this structure, with an image of Bhairava. Today, in the sanctum stands an exquisite image of Uma-Maheshwara, seated together in an embrace.
#ShivaParvati
#Eternal
#AncientIndia
#Architecture
Very interestingly, there are 81 niches holding images of the Yoginis here. Therefore, technically, this isn’t a Chausath (64) Yogini temple, but an 81-Yogini Temple.
#DivineGoddess
#ChausathYogini
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30 Jun 20
Rock Cut Temples of Masrur
The Masrur Temples complex contains about 15 Shikhar temples.
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Rock-cut Architecture is a depiction of persistence as construction is being done by sculpting and cutting entire hills, unlike other artifacts.
#AncientArchitecture
#IndianRockArt
Masrur temples are located on the hilltop at a height of about 2,500 ft from the sea level, & posses on of its unique feature of being rock-cut temple of nagara style as nagara style temple are mostly built as masonry construction.
#Masrur
#Architecture
#AncientIndia
Having cluster of 15 rocks temples carved out of a single rock, built around a central shrine, Masrur popularly known as the Himalayan Pyramid.
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#AncientMysteries
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16 Jun 20
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The origin of the worship of Lord Ganesha can be gathered from ancient Hindu scriptures, the Vedas. Such refrence can be seen in RigVeda with the invocations of Ganpati
नि षु सीद गणपते गणेषु त्वामाहुर्विप्रतमं कवीनाम् । न ऋते त्वत्क्रियते किं चनारे महामर्कं मघवञ्चित्रमर्च ।।
(ऋग्वेद, म.१०, सु.११२,मंत्र०९)
Lord Ganpati..!!! We urge you to vest in the midst of us who praise you. You are intelligent-omniscient among all knowledged ones..
#Ganpati
...No good work is started without you...!!! Accept this venerable prayer of ours.
#Ganesha
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