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The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Simhachalam Bhadrachalam
Annavaram Ryali
Mandapalli Draksharamam
Vijayawada Mangalagiri
Amaravathi Srikalahasti
Tirupati Lepakshi
Ahobalam Alampur
Mantralya Srisailam
Antarvedi Panagallu
Yadagiri Gudimallam
Basara Kotappakonda
Kaleswaram Ontimitta
Arasavilli Pithapuram
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 dutiful son being brought up on bread of bhakti and water of implicit faith started penance to find out solution and remove the stigma, his mother was forced to bear upon. His severe penance brought Lord Viswanath before him, who directed him to go Brahmeswara kshetra in the down South and build temples for all the divinities, and the gods abiding in that kshetra - Brahmeswara, Jagulamba and Ganapathy would help him to achieve his objects, and he and his mother would get Sayujya mukti. The boy, who by then mastered Rasayoga came to Hemalapura and started building temples, beginning with Navabrahmas with due propitiation to the presiding deities of the place, as directed by Lord Maheswar. Soon there sprouted on the Mother Earth a series ofmagnificent temples of unearthly splendour. Temple after temple rose up and stupified the people. The cost of construction was met by him with the power of Rasayoga with which he converted stones into lumps of gold. His fame spread like wild fire as the construction went on. It reached the ears of Vilasat Raja, an atheist first and last. He came with army and destroyed all the temples built and also seized the vessel containing Siddha rasa used for converting stones into gold. Enraged at his iconoclastic acts and sacrilegious attitude, he cursed him to lose wealth, power, kingdom and all. His powerful curse bore fruit, and the king became a nomad sans grace, glamour and food too.

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