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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

Hoyasala dynasty started with him thus in 1005 AD ruled this region for over four centuries with unparalleled eminence. Fact or fiction, the dynasty that began with Sala came to be called Hoyasalas in memory of that brave youth and his memorable act.

The Kings that ruled were tolerant to all religions, though staunch Jains by religion. Sala built many Jain Basadis-mandirs both at the place of his birth and at Halebidu. His son Nrpa Kama assuming the title of Rajamallapermadi asserted and repelled the Chola attack. It was during Vinayaditya's reign, the capital from Sosevuru was shifted to Belur. It is from this period, temple construction went on war-footing, as it were, and by the time Bittideva - Vishnuvardana, his grandson ascended the throne, the empire swelled in size along with a mush-room growth of temples everywhere.

 

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About  Lord Hoyaleswara Of Halebidu
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Historicity
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The Southern Kedara
The Jain Basadis
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