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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

The builders - Badami Chalukyas and Rastrakuts ruling from Kisuvolal; embellished them with red stone found in abundance in the nearby hills. and lo! the town Sisuvolal literally means Red Town, known to history as Raktapura--one of the famous metropolitan cities of ancient India.

Though the temples built chiefly on the Dravidian style, some of them like Galaganatha, Papanatha temples are modelled on the Nagara type. Several pouranic episodes etched masterly on the ceilings and walls are drawn both from Saiva and Vaishnava mythologies. The superb artistry of the sculptors and the refined taste of the patrons peep at the viewers from every inch of the construction. The creditable points are indeed numerous and they cave brought indelible fame to Karnataka and raised aloft its Kirtipataka higher to the envy of other states.

 

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