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Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada
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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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Name And Derivation

Vijayawada means the city Victory! Victory for whom? Of what kind?? Over whom??? And answers to the questions and the like "Where, When and How" unfold the origin, growth and glory of this great flourishing city, encircled by a cluster of huge, high hills; sanctified by the association of divinities; sprayed by the sacred waters of river Krishna, famous as a renowned seat of administration of powerful monarchs; renowned as a sublime retreat of sages, literary luminaries and outstanding artistes; hailed as a remarkable Kshetra for establishing catholicity, as evidenced by the flourishing of world's major religions, like Jainism and Buddhism side by side with Hinduism; well-known as a cradle of Andhra Culture; sanctified as a splendid stadium for the highest celestials to demonstration their sports, such as Lord Siva directing the ills to give way to river Krishna by making tunnels in it-his fighting mock- battle against Arjuna; showering geld on king Madhavarma for holding the scales even; and above all MOTHER Kanaka Durga killing the lokabhayankara asuradharmas; monarchs installing Sivalingas and warrior heroes doing penance... and NOW the thriving centre of , ever-growing industries; the reputed rice-bowl of the South; the inexhaustible store-house of food produces; the focal point of socio-economic activity, an enviable haven of spiritual activity; an ever expanding biggest railway junction of the entire South; an animating centre of political activity, and equally important as a divya kendra of religio-spiritual activities, emanating from several holy shrines, like Kanakadurga Aalavam Vijayeswara Aalayam etc. making ,it a glorious city, excelling any metropolitan city of the Navabharat.

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