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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

Temples for Rama, Kalamma, Ankalamma, Lakshminarayana, Jyothirmayeswara and Anjaneya etc. are found and the icons are adored with due prayers. Some of the temples built and maintained by barbers, goldsmiths, Dalavayis etc. are quite attractive and the inscriptions reveal many interesting facts. In some of the cells, the images of Ramanuja, Satakopa, Vishvaksena are installed and are venerated fittingly.

Another feature that surprises the visitors is the existence of mosques beside these sculptural marvels. They came into existence during the reign of Haidarali and Tippu Sultan, whose religious toleration is worthy of emulation. Their endowments of jagirs, vessels and jewels are preserved and are shown, when requested . by the visitors. Hindu Muslim unity existed to such enviable degree that none but Srirangapattana claims equality with it. Aren't both of them bred and fed by Mother Cauvery with equal attention? Did she ever discriminate one against the other? Hasn't she been cleansing the sins of all? Hence the unity in diversity; sublimity in divergency and divinity amidst animality.

 

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About  Lord Ranganatha Of Srirangapattana
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
You are Here! The Archamurthi Pg4
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