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Siva Temples In Orissa
Index Author
Introduction Sivaparatattva And Its Import
Linga Puja Types of Linga
Materials For Making Linga Sivaparthivopasana
Sivabanopasana Sivalingopasana
Sivasakaropasana Siva Pancha - 
murthyopasana
Forms of Siva Modes of Siva Puja
Principal Names Of Siva Siva Mahima
Sivashta Murthis Kshitimurti
Chindambaram Tiruvannamalai
Tiruvanaikaval  Srikalahasti
Khatmandu The Suryamurti
Chandramurti Dwadasa Jyotrilingas
Pancharama Kshetras Kashmir
Himachal Pradesh Haryana
Rajasthan Uttar Pradesh
Bihar West Bengal
Assam Tripura
Bhuvaneswar Madhya Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Tamilnadu
Pondicherry Karnataka
Kerala Goa
Maharashtra Gujarat
Indonesia Sri Lanka
Vietnam Appendix
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
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BHUVANESWAR - LINGARAJ MANDIR

History And Growth Of Lingaraj Temple 

The Lingaraj temple - a magnificent piece, of architectural marvel is the gift of one single dynasty called Kesari, that ruled in the seventh century. It took the present shape after a long period of five centuries from the date of foundation to the installation of the deity. This imposing sculptural beauty dominates the area for miles around by its curvilinear tower measuring 147 feet in height. It was started by Yayati Kesari and completed by his grand son Lalithendu Kesari. Later Kamal Kesari added Bhoga Mandapa in the beginning of the tenth century. A little earlier, Parvathi Mandir was built by Vijaya Kesari. The final and the last addition of Nat mandir was made by the queen of Salani Kesari in 1104. To be sure, there is no other place, where one can see such continuity of buildings constructed chronologically as found here. Archaeologists did ample service to theism by bringing out its glory elaborately and effectively too.

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