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Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Uniquenss Name And Dderivation
Antiquity Sources
Antiquity of Indrakila Mount Skanda Purana
Kiratarjuna Episode Indrakila - Its supremacy
River Krishna And Its Glory Descent
The Daivam Aspect Mother Sati's Episode
Episode of Mahishasura Rambhu And Karambhu Legend
The Temple Archamurthi
Festivals Mother's Miracle And...
Timings of Darsana Temple Administration
Places of Itinerary Interest On Pushkaram
Particulars of Pooja... Trisaktipeetam
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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MOTHER KANAKADURGESWARI OF VIJAYAWADA

Tradition gives different versions regarding the installation of Malleswaraswamy's image in the temple. According to one version, it was Sage Agasthya, who installed the linga in the temple and called it Jayasena. Another version attributes the installation to Yudhistra. There are beautiful Utsavamurthis here and they are kept for regular darsan in the Addala Mantap - glass chamber. In the Sahyadri khanda of Skanda Purana, it is mentioned that Brahma worshipped Lord Siva with jasmines-malli flowers and so the archamurthi is called Malleswaraswamy. He is the kshetra palaka here also . Even the Sthalapurana gives varying accounts about the building and renovating of these temple. Though the controversy does not give precision, the Lord gives, sure emancipation, if prayed sincerely and soulfully. It is a visit- worthy, pace. Visitors normally miss not this holy shrine rather they visit it first before worshipping Mother Kanaka Durga. It is situated at the head of the flight of stairs.

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