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Pancharama Kshetras
Pancharama Kshetras Introduction
Amaravathi Draksharamam
Palakollu Samalkota
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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The Temple

This august sanctum is built in the centre of town and has three massive prakaras with entrances on four sides. Normally devotees enter through the southern gate with a high pagoda over it. The court yard here is very vast and houses many minishrines. And the temple office too. It is in the second prakara, the devotees see cluster of mantapas adorned with several adorable deities, like Dunduganapathi, Virupaksha, Nataraja, Saptamatrukas, Mahishasura Mardini, Anjaneya, Subrahmanya, Chaturmukha Brahma, Vatukabhairava, Ashtadikpalakas, Navagrahas, Chandiswar, Suryeswar etc. The architecture of this temple dates back to 14th century, when the ruling kings, particularly Anavema Reddy from Reddy dynasty beautified it with several additions, renovations and the like. Inscriptions and epigraphical details narrate the successive
line of donors, who strove to raise the glory of this shrine by munificent donations and endowments till it was taken over by the State Government.

Realizing its former glory, and its present decadence, the Department of Archaeology has undertaken it to renovate it. So it is now a protected monument slowly emerging to reach its former splendour, yet the progress is slow to speak the truth.

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