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Jyotirlingas

  1. Somnath Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva relieved the curse of Chandra Deva
  2. Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga: Where Shiva-Parvati came to meet Kumara
  3. Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva protected devotee Veda Priya from demon Dushana
  4. Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva granted boon to Vindhya Mountain
  5. Kedarnath Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva gave darshan to Nara and Narayana
  6. Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva protected the devotee Sudakshina from demon Bhima
  7. Vishwanath Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva created Kashi and held it on his trident
  8. Tryambakeshwar Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva gave darshan to Gautama Rishi and released the Gautami Ganga
  9. Vaidyanath Jyotirlinga: Where Ravana placed the Atma Linga of Lord Shiva
  10. Nageshwar Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva protected devotee Supriya from demon Daruka
  11. Rameshwar Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva appeared before Sri Rama and gave the blessing of victory against Ravana
  12. Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga: Where Lord Shiva brought back to life the dead son of devotee Ghushma


Pilgrimages by Deities:

Pilgrimages Initial:
Ganesha - Hanuman

Tridevas:
1. Brahma
2. Vishnu - Narasimha - Rama - Krishna
3. Shiva

Tridevis:
1. Saraswati
2. Lakshmi
3. Durga - Shakambari

Others:
Murugan - Ganga

Pilgrimages by States:

Pilgrimages North India: Jammu and Kashmir - Himachal Pradesh - Uttarakhand - Punjab - Haryana - Rajasthan - Uttar Pradesh

West India: Gujarat - Maharashtra

Central India: Madhya Pradesh

East India: Assam - Meghalaya - Tripura - Bihar - Jharkhand - Odisha - West Bengal

South India: Karnataka - Andhra Pradesh - Telangana - Kerala - Tamil Nadu (Chennai)



Bharatavarsha - The Land of Gods and Sages:

1. Stotras: Stotras

Initial:
Ganesha - Hanuman - Gurudeva - Gayatri

Tridevas:
1. Brahma

2. Vishnu:
• Dasavataras: Matsya - Kurma - Varaha - Narasimha - Vamana - Parashurama - Rama - Krishna - Buddha - Kalki

3. Shiva
• Key Incarnations: Ardhanareeswara, Nandeeswara, Bhairava, Virabhadra, Hanuman
• 12 Jyotirlinga Incarnations: Somnath, Mallikarjuna, Mahakaleshwar, Omkareshwar, Kedarnath, Bhimashankar, Vishwanath, Tryambakeshwar, Vaidyanath, Nageshwar, Rameshwar, Grishneshwar

Tridevis:
1. Saraswati

2. Lakshmi - Tulasi - Bhoomi

3. Parvati: Durga - Annapoorna - Kamakshi - Meenakshi - Shakambari
• Dasa Mahavidyas: Kali - Tara - Tripurasundari - Bhuvaneswari - Tripurabhairavi - Chinnamasta - Dhumavati - Bagalamukhi - Matangi - Kamalatmika

Others:
Murugan - Surya - Others
• Rivers: Ganga - Yamuna - Narmada

Final:
Vedas - Brahman


2. Pilgrimages: Pilgrimages
• Major: Ashtha Vinayakas - Divya Desams - Jyotirlingas - Shakti Peethas - Arupadai Veedus

3. Festivals: Festivals
• Major: Makar Shankranti - Vasant Panchami - Maha Shivaratri - Rama Navami - Hanuman Jayanti - Ganga Dussehra - Jagannath Ratha Yatra - Guru Poornima - Krishna Janmashtami - Ganesh Chaturthi - Sharadiya Navaratri - Deepavali - Skanda Shasthi

4. Scriptures: Scriptures
• Major: Vedas - Upanishads - Ramayana - Mahabharata - Ganesha Purana - Srimad Bhagavatam - Vishnu Purana - Shiva Purana - Devi Mahatmyam - Devi Bhagavatam - Skanda Purana - Tantras

5. Saints: Ramakrishna - Vivekananda - Ramana - Saints
• Paths: Karma - Bhakti - Jnana - Dhyana - Vichara

6. Sadhana: Sadhana

7. Sanskrit: Sanskrit

8. Nature: Nature
• Sections: Stotras - Poems - Vedic Vision - Tree Search


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Om, May there be Peace in Heaven,
May there be Peace in the Sky,
May there be Peace in the Earth,
May there be Peace in the Water,
May there be Peace in the Plants,
May there be Peace in the Trees,
May there be Peace in the Gods in the various Worlds,
May there be Peace in Brahman,
May there be Peace in All,
May there be Peace Indeed within Peace,
Giving Me the Peace which Grows within Me,
Om, Peace, Peace, Peace.

(Shanti Mantra of Upanishad)


Preserve Nature,
And Nature will preserve Us,
Simplify Life,
And help Nature thrive,
Plant Trees,
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