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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 RANGANATHA OF SRIRANGAPATTANA

INTRODUCTION

The holy river Cauvery, one of the premier rivers of the Dakshinapatha and the veritable Jeevanadi of two prosperous states in down South has been playing a vital role in enriching the cultural life of the south, besides yielding bumper harvests to the farmers, particularly turning Tamil Nadu into the granary of the south. Its very source, long course and merging with Ratnakara the Bay of Bengal have a special sanctity and oddity that glorified Hinduism with certain happenings at the origin, on its banks and at its confluence. They are enshrined in the scriptures and have been inspiring the thiestic community from time immemorial. The legends are quite numerous, and varied. and they indeed threw a halo round her head due to divine association it has, and encircling the lives of some of the illustrious sages and dauntless warrior-emperors, who were moulded by her, and they in turn adored her in an exemplary manner. By its perennial flow and intrinsic virtues, it produced intellectual giants of a superior calibre whose contributions are deemed master-pieces of eternal importance, in addition to filling the granaries of two states as a matter of fact. More prominently, the temples built on its banks have deified it first and last. And of the many Srirangapattana occupies a pre-eminent place and it is the first of its kind by virtue of embodying certain uniques like the seat of administration of enlightened Kings, reputed for their religious tolerance etc.

 

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About  Lord Ranganatha Of Srirangapattana
You are Here! Introduction
Uniqueness Pg1
Uniqueness Pg2
Antiquity Pg1
Antiquity Pg2
Emergence... Pg1
Emergence... Pg2
The Sage Kaveru....
Historicity
The Temple Complex Pg1
The Temple Complex Pg2
The Archamurthi Pg1
The Archamurthi Pg2
The Archamurthi Pg3
The Archamurthi Pg4
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