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Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Uniqueness Sources
The Episode Of Sri Kala & Hasti
Kannappa Nayanar Siva Panchakshari Mantra
Holy Thirthas What To Adore
Sri Kalahasteeswar Mandir The Mother's Mandir
Places Historicity
Swarnamukhi... Worth Visiting
Sukhabrahmasram Kailasasram
Battinyyakona Yerupedu
Giri Pradakshanam Conveyance
Kinds Of Sevas Temple Timings
Abhishek Timings Periodical Festivals
Chief Festivals Annadana And Its Efficacy
Emblems Of Siva Siva Panchakshari Mantra
Constructive Programmes  
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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PLACES OF ITINERARY INTEREST

During then, Durga, one of the amsas of the Mother, keeping strict vigilance at the bidding of Parvathi Devi, for the continuance of mediation, swallowed the entire water at a single draught. So the hindrance passed off. Lord Siva pleased with the infinite powers of Durga, changed her dark, dismal, terrific aspect into an enticing, golden-hued graceful, radiant form pleasant to look and fit to be propitiated. And she was named Kanakadurga, and since then, she is abiding on this hill. Second version narrates that she is the guardian goddess of the then village - Gramadevatha called Muthyalamma, taking seat in a small shrine below. And she was keeping guard the entire village in the nights in her dreadful form. Lord Parameswar being Bhuthanatha desired to tame and keep her under his control by strategy. So he proposed to marry her. But the presumptuous Kshudra Devata, set conditions that she would marry him only, when a big Mangalasutra as huge as the hillock, and a saree as long as the Mogileru river were given. Her pride was humbled with iron chains to the legs by the Lord. Even now iron chain is found binding her legs. The shrine is small and there on a high pedestal her image is installed. It is charming and so devotees raise hands, when she gleams to sight. Daily worship is offered, and during Navaratri, special worship is offered, when huge crowds visit and get blessed by her.

 

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