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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 SRIKANTESWARA OF NANJUNGUD

MOTHER LAKSHMI'S EPISODE

Another monumental Sivaleela was enacted here later. Lakshmi that surfaced during the churning of ksheerasagara desired passionately to be united in wedlock with Srimannarayana, as she was swept off by the super-abundant strength of carrying the Mandarparavatha on his back to make the churning practicable. when expressed her desire, her father Samduraraja advised her to go to Galapuri and do penance duly propitiating Lord Maheswar, for that Bhaktavashankar is easily accessible and liberally grant boons, if pleased with sincerity. Her deep penance pleased him, who descending asked to spell out her intention. Listening to her fond desire, he mediated and solemnized their wedding here with such pomp and splendor at the sight of which they themselves were dumb - founded, since it was the first time that their full swarupa came to light. During that auspicious moment, Lord Maheswar said that this place having been sanctified by wedding of Mahalakshmi and Mahavishnu and consummated at  his intervention would fulfill the desires of worshippers, if they offer puja and vrata with due devotion and pure dedication. Thus this land became doubly holy by these two episodes. Yet there is another that deserves mention amongst the countless of such occurrences that  he Galapuri a unique holy kshetra.

 

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About  Srikanteswara Of Nanjungud
Introduction Pg1
Introduction Pg2
The Halahalam Episode Pg1
The Halahalam Episode Pg2
You are Here! Mother Lakshmi's...
The Demon Kesi...Pg1
The Demon Kesi...Pg2
Parasurama Episode 
The Yamadharma- raja's Episode
Haiderali's Episode 
Historicity 
The Temple Complex Pg1
The Temple Complex Pg2
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