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 Here are some articles related to some of the most sacred sites around India which were frequently visited by Shri Vallabhacharyaji.


        Nathadwara :- An introduction to the town and its environs.

        Tirupati :- The tutilary deity of Shri Vallabh's ancestors, description and pictures of the deity

Cautionary tale of why Tirupati Balaji is in debt!

Reasons for Camphor on Forehead and Chin of Balaji

Dakor :- History :- How the Lord of Dwarika come to reside in Gujarat.

Ranchodji :- Details about the icon of Lord Shri Dwarikadhish / Vishnu at Dakor.

Ranchodraji :- Information about how Krushna got such a strange title !

Temple at Dakor :- Layout and "plan" of the temple.

Dakor as today :- Introduction to the town of Dakor.

Ranchodraiji's live darshan !

        Dwarika :- Overview of the ancient capital of Lord Shri Krshna.

There are a number of pilgrimage sites across India whose main deity is associated with Dwarka.  Puri, GuruVayur, Udupi and Dakor are covered in this article.

Puri :- Shri Vallabh's association with the town.
Chariot of the Lord :- Describing the origins of the word "Juggernaut" in the west.
Festivals at Puri :- Fairly comprehensive list of festivals celebrated at Puri.
Festive attire of the Lord at Puri :- Description of the Lord's extensive wardrobe.
Gallery of JagganNathji's festive attire :- Some fantastic pictures of the Lord through the year.
Ratha Yatra of Lord JagganNath :- Description of the greatest festival in Puri
Nab = new ; Kalebar = body :- every few years, idols of the Gods at Puri are renewed. Here is some info on rituals that took place in 1996

        Puri and its environs

Varanasi :- The oldest living city in the world

ManiKarnika ghat :- The sacred burning ghat of Kashi where Lord Shiva resides.

Baethak :- Sacred sites where initially Vallabh kula recited Shrimad Bhavatam and preached the message of Pushti Marg.

Baithaks and Charan Chokies of Shri Nathji
    List of 84 baithaks of Shri Vallabh
        List of baithaks of Vallabhkul
           Map of Baithaks around India 

               Map of Baithaks around Vraj
                   Map of Baithaks around Guajarat




There are some great videos of temple rituals at Dakor, Tirupati, Dwarika, Puri, Pandharpur, Udupi and GuruVayur on the Divine Download pagee


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