navagraha worshipped as deities

john grimes grimesj at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Sat Apr 4 08:13:33 UTC 1998

Tradition says that the first Navagraha temple is in Gauhati.

>Who can provide me with information on further temples especially
>connected with navagraha and their ritual worship? As far a I know,
>there are in Andhra Pradesh, there seem to be at least one in Benares
>(which one?!), ...
>- it seems to me interesting to see whether or not shrines for the
>grahas or at least graha-murtis placed in temples to be worshipped by
>devotees and daily cared for by priests are a rather southern phenomen.
>Thank your for your time and cooperation

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