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The Legend Of Seven Hills
The Legend Of Seven Hills - Index Author
Introduction Vrishabhachala...
Anjanachala Legend Seshachala Legend
Venkatachala Legend Srivari Pushkarini
Varahswamy Shrine Sri Mahavishnu's...
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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" What singularity can we find there and what is their significance? Please tell us before going."

" Good enquiry and a pertinent question. You have seen Balaji image printed or painted on several objects, like paper, cloth, wood, metal etc. and in all sizes too. But close observation reveals that in all the image is in sthanaka-standing posture only. It is chaturbhuja with a grand crown on the head and a white mark on the chin together with adorned profusely with dazzling long gold chains and colourful garlands. The various sizes and colours of Balaji image you have seen are the exact prototype of Lord Venkateswara you are going see shortly in t he Garbhagriha, The holy black granite icon of Lord Venkateswara, six feet in height is revealing in standing posture with four hands, the upper two holding Sudarsana Chakra and Sankhu, while the right lower called Vaikunta or Varadahasta, pointing to the sacred feet, and the left lower one called Katihasta placed on the knee signifying that for those who have trust in him, the samsarasagara is only knee deep, and if they take refuge at his feet, he will confer mukti by lifting from the abyss of eternal woe. Grand symbols, and grandeur is the interpretation too. This Mula Virat has many more marvels and mysteries concealed in Himself. A close look reveals that He combines in Himself both the aspects of Siva and Vishnu. The Nagabharanas and Jata in Kiritam are the characteristic symbols of Siva, but here Balaji is adorned with them. This goes to prove that he is both Hari and Hara. Yet, there is another proof that the Brahma aspect standing for creation is present in the archamurti, but it is unmanifest. 


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