And one can hear the humming
sound of bee at the rear part of the temple even today. A slightly different
version narrates that she killed a frightful daemon by name Arunasura taking the
form of Bramara; for according to his rare boon, he would not be killed by any
man, beast or deva. So she was named Bramarambika. In the literature of Kannada,
the same episode is described with a certain princess instead of Bramarambika,
who married Lord Siva following the bramara as in the other tale.
In their first
prakara adjacent to the main temples lies the Mother's shrine and it faces east.
It is so built straight opposite the main mandir that the sight of the Mother falls
on Siva Linga. The image resembles Durga Matha and reveals Santha Ruupa. And
it's Enchantment is indescribable. The bliss she confers remains in minds and
beckons visits again and again.
temple accessible from Markapur in Kurnool Dist of Andhra Pradesh.