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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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SOME SHRINES SUPERB

PATTADAKAL 

The priceless sculptural gift that the illustrious Paschima Chalukyas presented to the Bharatamata, lying at a small village called Pattadakal is yet another visit-worthy place of supreme significance, both for asthikas and paryatakas. Located on the left bank of the river Malaprabha in the Bijapur district of Karnataka, it is accessible from Aihole by bus or train from Badami Railway Station on the Southern Railway. Eminent scholars and travelers of east and west as well hailed it as a monumental contribution to the sculptural art, and a standing specimen of the synthesis of North and South Indian architectural styles. About ten temples dedicated mostly to Saivate deities as exemplified by their names as Jumbulinga. Kasiviswanatha, Sangameswara, Mallikarjuna, Virupaksha, Papanatha etc., were built between the 6th and 9th centuries. 

 

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About Some Shrines Superb
Aihole Pg1
Aihole Pg2
Sivasamudram
Melkote Pg1
Melkote Pg2
You are Here! Pattadakal Pg1
Pattadakal Pg2
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