50 year old film of morning rituals at Tirupati showing the wonderful form of the Lord without the jewels that often hides His divine vigraha.
Friday abhishek of Shri Tirupati, priests standing on a tall step-ladder to bath the Lord with various panchamritas and waters from sacred places.
Panchamrit snana of the Lord Vitthala of Pandharpur - This allows us to have a wonderful "vihanga" darshan of the Lord - rarely seen so closely.
Shrungar Arti of the Lord Vitthala of Pandharpur It was by the order of Shri Vitthala that Shri Vallabhacharyaji agreed to get married to MahaLakshmi mataji
Gaja-vesha, when the Lord JagganNatha dresses up as Lord Ganesha
Ratha Yatra of the Lord of Puri and his siblings as they go for their summer retreat.
Ratha Yatra of the Lord JagganNathji and his siblings This video shows the Lord leaving and coming back, dressed in the Golden attire (Suvarna vesha) - commentary in Hindi
Ratha Yatra and Suvarna Vesha of Lord JagganNathji - worn at the end of the Ratha Yatra before he enters the temple again - commentary is in Oriya.
Doors open for the Mangala darshan of Shri Ranchodji - 154kb
Mangala Arti of Lord Ranchodrai
Kesar snana of Lord Ranchodrai of Dakor - darshan of the Lord being bathed in saffron water every morning.
Artis through the day from Shringar to Shayan - note how children of the priests trained from young age in details of rituals.
Dwarikadhishji dressed in his best jewels for an arti during Janmastami.
Archaeological evidence of ancient Dwarika
Lost city of
Janmastami in Mathura and Vrindavan
Various dresses and forms of the Udupi Krushna, giving devotees wonderful opportunity to see the various Krishna leela, Avatara of Vishnu, various other Gods and goddesses of Hindu pantheon.
Udupi Krushna being worshiped in the morning. The tiny inner sanctum is lit by wicks laid out in trays upon trays of ghee !
Radha Ramanji's abhishek - Wonderfully detailed video - complete with initial journey by priest to fetch the bathing waters from Shri Yamunji.
Radha Ramanji of Vrindavan - close up video of the Lord in His wonderful attire and arti
Radha Ramanji of Vrindavan - Shri-anga darshan with minimum clothes and jewels !!
Holi in Barsana - Views of the main temple, pilgrims, dancers and video of revellers in the main courtyard of the temple.
Stuti of Lord Somnath - a major Jyotirlinga on the coast of Gujarat
Arti of Lord Somnath
Another Arti of Lord Somnath
Morning puja and Abhishek of Lord Mahakala of Ujjain - a major Jyotirlinga of the once famous capital of VikramAditya
Puja and arti of Lord Mahakal
Kashi VishvaNatha – a very short video of "Saptarishi arti" of this major Jyotirlinga from Kashi / Varanasi / Banares
Lingastaka with some pics of Lord VishvaNatha
GuruVayur Krushna - Lord covered with sandalwood paste and after his bath, dressed to receive the gift of a baby elephant ! I am not sure if this clip is of the actual deity, but if it is, it is rare indeed !
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