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Mohanur temple is a temple with magical powers which promotes conjugal harmony. People know about, the composite androgynous form of Śiva and Pārvathi.
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Mohanur temple is located on the banks of the river Kaveri. It is a temple with magical powers which promotes conjugal harmony. God Śiva and Goddess Pārvathi have a composite androgynous form. Similarly, Mohanur temple has the idol of composite form of Viṣṇu represented as Kṛṣṇa and Rukmini. The idol is known as 'Saṃohana Gopāla.  
Mohanur -A temple on the banks of river Cavery the temple about composite form of Vishnu represented as Krishna and rukmini as Samohana Gopala. The temple and the shrine of Saṃohana Krishna in particular are miraculously associated with several incidents of married couples getting re-united even after the spell of separation.
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Many couple who are on the verge of divorce after prayers to Saṃohana Gopala here, have experienced restoration of marital harmony. Saṃohana Gopala is thus not only restoration but also brings joy to couples in the composite form reminding them of the greatness of oneness.
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==Significance of Mohanur Temple==
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The temple and the shrine of Saṃohana Krishna in particular are miraculously associated with several incidents of married couples getting re-united even after the spell of separation. Many couples who are on the verge of divorce, after the prayers to Saṃohana Gopala, have restored their marital harmony. Hence, Saṃohana Gopala not only restores but also brings joy to couples in the composite form, reminding them the importance of being together.  
  
Here the composite form where Rukmini occupies one half of Krishna. It is a rare phenomena and unused. In this idol the male part of Krishna is on the right side and female part is on the left side in tribhangi Lalitha posture, with the neck slightly titled and the waist and knee in a romantic triple fold. Krishna's left leg is on the front while the right leg is firmly placed on the ground.
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==Saṃohana Gopala Idol==
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The composite form, where Rukmini occupies one half of Krishna, is a rare and unheard phenomena. In this idol the male part of Krishna is on the right side and female part is on the left side. This idol is in tribhaṅgi Lalitha posture, with the neck slightly titled and the waist and knee in a romantic triple fold. Krishna's left leg is on the front while the right leg is firmly placed on the ground.
  
The idol here is eight-armed carrying Śankha(couch), Chakra(Wheel), Ankusam(goad), Pushpabanam(arrow of flowers), Kshuchapam(bow of sugar cane), Pankajam(Lotus flower) and Venuvaidyam(Flute) beautifully adorned with ornaments and sandal paste .This is the Moorti focused on “Ekatvam” - Oneness of husband and wife. The temple priest Sri Venkatasesha bhattacharya said that there is textual authority for such oa form, he quoted from Vaikhanasa Agama marchipoktha kupadhyana Muktavali.
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The idol here is eight-armed carrying Śankha,<ref>It means couch.</ref>, chakra<ref>It means wheel.</ref>, Ankuśam<ref>It means goad.</ref>, pushpabanam<ref>It means arrow of flowers.</ref>, kśuchapam<ref>It means bow of sugarcane.</ref>, pankajam<ref>It means lotus flower.</ref> and venuvaidyam<ref>It means flute.</ref> beautifully adorned with ornaments and sandal paste.  
  
The main temple here is 1300 yrs A.D “Kalyana Prasanna Venkateshwara". The other shrines are Sudharshana, Lakshmi, Haygriva, Dhanvanthari and Medha Saraswathi. The Vedanilayam will arrange tour to these place for the people residing in India and for others we can arrange to perform pooja and their name and send the Prasadam.
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==Significance of Saṃohana Gopala Idol==
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This mūrti is focused on “Ekatvam” - Harmony of husband and wife. According to the temple priest Śri Venkatasesha bhattacharya, the reference regarding this idol has been denoted in the book - Vaikhānasa Āgama marchipoktha kupadhyana Muktavali.
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==Conclusion==
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The main temple “Kalyana Prasanna Venkateshwara" originates from 1300 yrs A.D . The other shrines are Sudharśana, Lakṣmi, Haygrīva, Dhanvanthari and Medha Saraswathi. The Vedanilayam will arrange tour to these place for the people residing in India and for others we can arrange to perform pooja and their name and send the Prasadam.
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==References==
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Revision as of 00:01, 18 June 2019

Mohanur temple is located on the banks of the river Kaveri. It is a temple with magical powers which promotes conjugal harmony. God Śiva and Goddess Pārvathi have a composite androgynous form. Similarly, Mohanur temple has the idol of composite form of Viṣṇu represented as Kṛṣṇa and Rukmini. The idol is known as 'Saṃohana Gopāla.

Significance of Mohanur Temple

The temple and the shrine of Saṃohana Krishna in particular are miraculously associated with several incidents of married couples getting re-united even after the spell of separation. Many couples who are on the verge of divorce, after the prayers to Saṃohana Gopala, have restored their marital harmony. Hence, Saṃohana Gopala not only restores but also brings joy to couples in the composite form, reminding them the importance of being together.

Saṃohana Gopala Idol

The composite form, where Rukmini occupies one half of Krishna, is a rare and unheard phenomena. In this idol the male part of Krishna is on the right side and female part is on the left side. This idol is in tribhaṅgi Lalitha posture, with the neck slightly titled and the waist and knee in a romantic triple fold. Krishna's left leg is on the front while the right leg is firmly placed on the ground.

The idol here is eight-armed carrying Śankha,[1], chakra[2], Ankuśam[3], pushpabanam[4], kśuchapam[5], pankajam[6] and venuvaidyam[7] beautifully adorned with ornaments and sandal paste.

Significance of Saṃohana Gopala Idol

This mūrti is focused on “Ekatvam” - Harmony of husband and wife. According to the temple priest Śri Venkatasesha bhattacharya, the reference regarding this idol has been denoted in the book - Vaikhānasa Āgama marchipoktha kupadhyana Muktavali.

Conclusion

The main temple “Kalyana Prasanna Venkateshwara" originates from 1300 yrs A.D . The other shrines are Sudharśana, Lakṣmi, Haygrīva, Dhanvanthari and Medha Saraswathi. The Vedanilayam will arrange tour to these place for the people residing in India and for others we can arrange to perform pooja and their name and send the Prasadam.

References

  1. It means couch.
  2. It means wheel.
  3. It means goad.
  4. It means arrow of flowers.
  5. It means bow of sugarcane.
  6. It means lotus flower.
  7. It means flute.