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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

Halebidu which came into existence as capital during Ereyanga shot up into eminence, and so the kings ruled from the twin capitals - Belur and Halebidu. The world famous Chennakesava temple at Belur was built by Bittideva and it immortalized him as a peerless builder. Vijayanarasimha, who succeeded Bittideva, held aloft the banner and surpassed his predecessors in building activity and it was then Halebidu temple was built. He brought under his heel a vast empire and filled it with temples. Later evil days fell on the dynasty, when Malikafur invaded during the reign of Ballala III. The glory departed leaving the empire in shambles - the king fled to Tonnur. His attempts to retrieve the lost kingdom having failed, he died in distant country.

 

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