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Dwadasa Jyotirlingas
Introduction Kedarnath
Kasi Dwaraka
Ujjain Omkareswar
Somanath Nasik
Aurangabad Sahyadri
Parli Srisailam
Rameswaram
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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SRISAILAM - MALLIKARJUNA JYOTIRLINGA

It is encircled by a high massive outer prakara with a six feet wide wall on all four sides, measuring 2120 feet in length and raises to an average height of 20 feet with three gateways -- the Northern one called Sivaji gopuram; the Southern, Harihar gopuram, and the Eastern Krishna Devaraya. The inner walls adorned with bas-reliefs depict a wide variety of sculptures -- the bottom row with the carvings of battle scenes and wild animals, while the upper row portraying the Sivalilas, including the Chandravathi story, episodes of Sagaramadanam, Siva Parvathi Kalyanam, Arjuna's penance etc. It is estimated that a total number of 3200 stones, each weighing a ton are used for the exterior alone. The  image of Ashtabhairavas are installed in the corners. As it is customary to enter the temple through the main gate, let us enter through the Rajagopuram constructed by Sri Krishna Devaraya.

 

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