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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 VIRUPAKSHA OF HAMPI

The ruler's commendable religious toleration enabled Jainism and Buddhism flourish along with Vaishnavism to the highest satisfaction of the Acharyas, after reconciliation brought about by the Prime Minister. During the reign of Bukka, its prosperity and glory reached the Far-east countries through the embassy he sent. The boundaries of the empire began swelling in all directions.

It was during Harihara ll, the temple construction programme went on war footing as it were. According to inscriptional evidence more than sixteen temples received lavish endowments besides renovation etc. Though there was constant threat from the Badami kingdom, it expanded enormously. Later Saluva dynasty came to power and ruled for some years, followed by Tuluva dynasty with Krishna Deva Raya on the throne. He was considered as the most distinguished ruler of all times, a gem who patronized brilliant gems in the realms of arts and crafts in such exemplary way that he far surpassed Bhoja of Ujjain. This enlightened emperor strove to make the empire grow in every direction, particularly in the fields of literature and sculpture. 

 

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