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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

Secondly, it is here in Srirangapattana, on the bank of Cauvery the renowned sage Gautama did penance and pleased Lord Mahavishnu to that extent that he granted his eternal presence near him, as evidenced by the presence of his image and adoration along with the archamurthi - Sri Ranganatha; thirdly this island town is noted for its Hindu Muslim unity rather popular as the All-Faith centre as seen by masks beside temples, and temples inside the Muslim fort along with Jain Basadis;fourthly it is here in the garbhagriha, the images of Sridevi and Bhudevi are conspicuous by their absence, but enshrining the statue of river Cauveryi at the feet; fifthly as common in other Sri Ranganatha temples, the image of Brahma seated in Lotus, rising from the naval of Sri Mahavishnu is not found; sixthly it is here Sri Ramanujacharya lived for sometime and introduced several traditions in the temples; seventhly the confluence of the two branches of Cauvery at a little distance is luring theists for holy bath and other ritualistic worship; eighthly the temple houses two Chaturvamsi pillars with 24 forms of Mahavishnu carved on them and finally there are several vestiges of Muslim and British rule in the form of mosques built side by side of the Hindu temples and by bunglows with English names.

 

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About  Lord Ranganatha Of Srirangapattana
Introduction
Uniqueness Pg1
You are Here! 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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