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Heaven on Earth: The Universe of Kerala's Guruvayur Temple

By: Pepita Seth

Price: $74.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024845

ISBN: 8189738364

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 215 with 215 photographs and 9 illustrations. View more info

Heaven on Earth: The Universe of Kerala’s Guruvayur Temple

By: Pepita Seth

Price: $35.60

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106595

ISBN: 9789381523278

Condition: New


Every day of the year, thousands of pilgrims swarm into the sacred precincts of Kerela’s Guruvayur Temple. They come to seek the blessings of Lord Krishna, known locally as Guruvayurappan, a deity whose precious idol was, according to myth, originally worshipped by Lord Vishnu. Another belief states that the idol was eventually inherited by Lord Krishna and enshrined in Dwaraka and that, just before His death, He declared that it was to be re-installed in India’s most sacred place. The task was carried out by Brihaspathy, the Guru of the Gods, and Vayu, the Wind God, whose combined names g... View more info