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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 HOYALESWARA OF HALEBIDU

GHATI SUBRAHMANYA SHRINE

About 100 km off Mangalore and on the way to Sringeri, there is an ancient famous temple, dedicated to Subrahmanya, popularly known as Kukke Subrahmanayadevalayam. It lies on the bank of river kumarthara and once was a very famous pilgrimage twon teaming with millions and boasted of having one lakh houses. It has several temples enshrining deties of both Saivism and Vaishnavism. Skanda and Sanathkumara samhitas bring out the glory of this kshetra in several pages. It is said that before the construction of the present temple, there was a sacred linga found in a basket, called kukke in Kannada and was worshipped with great ardour, and hence the place was called Kukke Subrahmanya. There present temple was built by Hoyabalala in the 11th Century. It was visited by many pithadhipathis, like the famous Madvacharya of Dwaitamata. 

 

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