Item Code: IDJ030
by Subhadra Sen GuptaPaperback (Edition: 2002)
Rupa & Company, Delhi
Size: 7.6" X 5.1"
Pages: 91 (11 Colour Illustrations)
Price: $9.50 Shipping Free
For Hindus, The Chaar Dhaam are among the most sacred placer of pilgrimage. The Chaar Dhaam, the four holy abodes of Lord Vishnu, are Badrinath, Puri, Rameshwaram and Dwarka.
In this book discover the great dhaam of Dwarka and its Dwarkadheesh temple. A dhaam as well as a saptapuri, Dwarka is among the most sacred of tirthas. Ancient Dwaravati was the capital of Krishna's kingdom and he is here worshipped as Dwarkadheesh, the king and the Lord of Dwarka. It is here that Mirabai spent her last days, singing hymns to her dark god. And It is here that Adi Shankaracharya established the Sharada Math in the eighth century.
A place redolent with myths and legends, Dwarka is one of India's most frequented pilgrimages.
|Chapter 1||Going on a Tirtha||1|
|Chapter 2||Vishnu and His Dhaams||18|
|Chapter 3||A Palace for the Gods||32|
|Chapter 4||Dwarka Dwaravati Krishna's Dhaam By the Sea||45|
|Chapter 5||The Dwarkadhish Temple||58|
|Chapter 6||Other Sacred Places||66|
|Chapter 7||Somnath, Prabhas Patan, Modhera||71|
|Chapter 8||Travelling to Dwarka||82|