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MATA KANKADURGA OF VIJAYAWADA

Author

Invocation

About the author K.K.Moorthy.


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Invocation about Goddess Kanakaduga Ammavaru.

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Introduction

Uniquenss

Brief Introduction about Goddess Kanakadurga Ammavaru by the Author.

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Mother Kanakadurgeswari seated atop the Indrakilaparvatha at Vijayawada is the supreme Goddess of Andhra Pradesh.....

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Name And derivation

Antiquity

Vijayawada means the city of Victory!.  Victory for whom? Of what kind?? Over whom???....

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Strangely enough, its sanctity is not confined to antiquity alone, nor did it vanish with it in a flash like lightning.

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Sources

Antiquity of Indrakila Mount

Among the factors, instrumental for its glorious history - kshetram deserves first place to be followed by thirtham and daivam, one after another. 

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The Indrakila Hills according to certain legends was the manifestation of the Sailasakti of the Indrakilaparvatha itself.

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Skanda Purana 

Kiratarjuna Episode  

According to it, Indrakila a humanist sage once supplicated the Mother Parvathi to be born to him as daughter to protecting the worlds.

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During the twelve-year Vanavasa period of the Pandavas, sage Veda Vyasa, the divine poet seer met them in Darukavana to console.

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Indrakila-Its supremacy

River Krishna And Its Glory

The Indrakila contains many more shrines some of them are rock-out too and belong to distant past.

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River Krishna is one of the major rivers of Dakshinapatha and the puranas described it as holier than Ganga...

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Descent

The Daivam Aspect  

The story goes that Sahyamuni desiring to release the people from sins was doing penance on Sahyadri Hills.

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And now comes the 'Daivam' aspect in the Triputi.

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Mother Sati's Episode  

Episode of Mahishasura

The origin of this Saktipitha goes back to the legendary , past and begins with.....

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Next comes the descent of Mother Parvathi for destroying asuranayakas, who perpetrated atrocities on the humble and pious living in this area.

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Rambhu And Karambhu Legend 

The Temple

This origin of Mahishasura is at variance with another legend and according to it, he was born to a demon called Rambhu.

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Let us now feast our eyes with the archamurthi Mother Kanakadurgeswari for making the visit purposeful and life meaningful.

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Archamurthi  

Festivals

An enchanting four-foot-high icon of Mother Kanakadurga gleams into our sight even before entering the garbhagriha.

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Several kinds of festivals are celebrated to the deities periodically and.....

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Mother's Miracle And Its Aftermath

Timings of Darsana - Daily Routine

The story goes that a certain police officer being pompous and power - intoxicated.....

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The Mother's shrine and its environs reverberate with resonant sounds of suprabhatam....

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Temple Administration

Places of Itinerary Interest

The Management of Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devdsthanam, Vijayawada merits wholehearted appreciation for not only keeping up the old traditions....

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The important places around the city....

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On Pushkaram 

Particulars of Pooja, Arjitha Sevas and Important Festivals - 

Pushkaram is generally a water festival celebrated at regular intervals on the banks of famous rivers, numbering twelve.

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The list of particulars of Pooja, etc.,

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Trisaktipeetam

Yet, there is another Alayam that greets the visiting pilgrims and tourists, soon after alighting at the APSRTC Bus Station, going by the name of Trisaktipeetham....

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