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The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Author Index
Introduction Lord Srikanteswara...
Mother Chamundeswari... Lord Ranganatha...
Talakaveri & Its Glory Lord Chennakesava...
Lord Hoyaleswara... Lord Manjunath...
Balakrishna Of Udipi Mother Sarada...
Mookambikai Koil... Lord Mahabaleswar...
Lord Virupaksha... Lord Narasimha...
Guru Dattatreya... Some Shrines Superb
Convenience Of Visitors
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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LORD CHENNAKESAVA OF BELUR

A CHALLENGE PROVED - UNCHALLENGED

As the entire temple complex studded with main shrine along with main shrines feasted his eyes, he decided to consecrete it with installation ceremony on a grand scale, displaying his royalty and piety. Arrangements were made. Just right at the auspicious moment of installation, when everyone was totally oblivious at the sight of the splendorous beauty of the icon Vijayanarayana amidst the recitation of Vedic hymns and instrumental music, there heard a resonant voice declaring the unworthiness of the statue due to wrong selection of stone. The whole congregation stageering at it, turned their head to the direction of the voice. It was a youth who came forward and emphatically repeated the defect in the icon. When the master sculptor Jankanachari meeting the challenge said that he would cut off his arm, if proved. 

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About  Lord Chennakesava Of Belur
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You are Here! A Challenge Proved...Pg1
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