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LORD SIVA OF SRI KALAHASTHI - INDEX

Author

Invocation

Introduction about Author K.K.Moorthy.

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Invocation of Lord Umamaheswar.

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Introduction

Uniqueness

Reputed in legend and history as Dhakshina Kailas, this Sri Kalahasti is a glorified Triputi - where thirtham, kshethram and daivam.

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Srikalahasti, Ah! what a sonorous name! How Pompus!! And  how fantastic is it in contenets, composition and glory!!!

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Sources

The Episode Of Sri

As this kshetra was tuned into Dhakshina Kailas by Lord Maheswar, so as to be within the easy reach of his bhakthakoti....

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Proper beginning should be with SRI, the first letter of the name - Sri Kalahasti.

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The Epidose Of Kala & Hasti

The Episode Of Kannappa Nayanar

As these two - Kala-serpent and Hasti-elephant merged with the Lord concurrently, it becomes expediment to narrate the stories...

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Amongst the legions of devotees who were blessed by the Lords in several ways, the Kananappa's life affords an interesting study...

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Siva Panchakshari Mantra

Holy Thirthas Around The Shrine

Mother Jnana Prasunambika, the consort of Sri Kalahasteeswar, worshipped here in a separate shrine...

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Visitors to this thirtha kshetra miss not visiting very many thirthas associated with several spiritual luminaries...

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What To Adore - Where And How ?

Sri Kalahasteeswar Mandir

This Mahakshetra built in an extensive five-acre land embodies many objects of worship in and out of its prakaras.


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Let us enter now the main mandir through the Palgar mandap commencing with the Jalakoti mandap.

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The Mother's Mandir

Places Of Itinerary Interest

It is indeed a vast well-built independent temple adorned with beautiful sculpture and architectural designs.

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There are three other visit worthy places...and their importance is as follows..

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Historicity

The Legend Of Swarnamukhi & Its Contribution

The emergence of the potent Vayulinga, as one of the Pancha bhutalingas is known to Kaladevata....

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According to Sthalapurana, this holy river originally was flowing off the temple under the name of Uttaravahini...

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Worth Visiting Places In The Vicinity Of This Kshetra

Sukhabrahmasram

From the foregoing accounts, it is clear that this Dakshina Kailas attracted....

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Among such asrams - one by name Sukabrahmasram lying on the other side of the river deserves mention.

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Kailasasram

Battinayyakona

Next comes Kailasasram situated at a distance of six kilometers to the temple.

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There is another holy place called Battinayyakona in the midst of forest lying at a distance of 20 km to Kalahasti.

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Yerpedu - Malayalaswamy Asram

Giri Pradakshanam

The final one takes us to Yerpedu, the seat of Malayalaswamy, who held aloft the Bharata Vedanta jyoti that lighted up the whole universe.

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Here is a hoary tradition of Utsavamurtis of Kalahastheeswar and Gnana Prasunambika taken in procession round the hill...

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Conveyance

Kinds Of Sevas And Rates Prescribed

This holy mokshapuri lies in Sri Kalahasti, one of the pilgrim towns in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh...

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The list of sevas available here and their rates...


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Temple Timings

Abhishek Timings

The temple opens for public worship at 5 A.M., early morning....

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This special service is made available 4 times a day.

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Periodical Festivals

Cheif Festivals

Being a renowned Saiva kshetra of great antiquity almost all major festivals dear to Lord Siva are celebrated...

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The list of Chief Festivals with details...

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Annadana And Its Efficacy

Emblems of Siva 

Karna, the indomitable hero of Mahabharata was given a rousing reception in Amarapuri after attaining Veeraswarga...

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Emblems, by nature represent certain ideas and ideals more conspicuously than the objects they stand for.

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Siva Panchakshari Mantra

Constructive Programmes

This penta syllabic word "NAMASIVAYA", consisting of 10 letters is a potent chant with deep mystic significance.

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With a view to heightening the splendor of the temple and meeting the reasonable demands of the ever increasing influx of tourists...

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