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Dwarka Krishna's Dhaam by the Sea

Dwarka Krishna's Dhaam by the Sea
$9.50
Item Code: IDJ030
Author: Subhadra Sen Gupta
Publisher: Rupa & Company, Delhi
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8171679412
Pages: 91 (11 Colour Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 7.6" X 5.1"
Back of the book:

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.

CONTENTS

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
Glossary 87
Bibliography 91

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