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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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Unable to endure, all the devas met Lord Vishnu and narrated their woeful tale. Listening patiently, he regretted his inability, saying that his potent boons were invulnerable, and Lord Siva alone could offer solution and relieve them from misery. So they directed their steps to Lord Siva and repeated their woes, but Lord Siva frankly admitted his unwillingness and helplessness; for Taraka was a great Siva bhakta, and his bhakti acts such a protective armour to him that any weapon by any, and at any time, proves futile. He would not harm Siva bhakta, nor was be capable of it. Does this not reveal how potent the devotion is, and how the greatest potentate too becomes the worst impotent? And the most highest too submits itself to it? Inspite of explaining his incompetence, the devas prayed for showing them the way. Melted at their tearstained faces, he deputed Shanmuga and assured that he would achieve victory. With redoubled vigour, they started the battle, soon alas! Shanmuga too was courting failure now and then.

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