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VEMULAWADA - SRIRAJARAJESWARA AALAYAM

Vemulavada was the capital of Chalukyas, and being religious to the core, they 'built several Aalayas both in and out of the capital. In Vemulavada itself there are more than a dozen of highly reputed Aalayas, for all gods and goddesses, like Aalayas for Rajarajeswari, Nageswar, Bhimeswar, Kedareswar, Venugopal, Nrisimha, Seethala, Kanakadurga, Mahalakshmi etc. The pride of place is given to Rajarajeswaraalayam and it was a great centre of Saivism in the past. And present too.

This Aalayam is fairly a big one, and famous for its architectural sculpture due to abundant royal patronage it enjoyed. On account of the existence of a holy tank called Dharmagundam, it gained great reputation. According to legend, Narendra, the grand son of Arjuna killed a hermit by mistake during his hunting expedition. The sin of Brahmahatya tortured him sorely. He could not rid of it, despite visiting thirtha kshetras and performing several ritualistic worship as enjoined by sastras. But, once by chance, he visited this Aalaya and drank a handful of water thrice. 

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