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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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DRAKSHARAMAM

It happened - once a balavitantu - young widow, when visited the temple during a festival time prayed for a son out of shere frivolousness, unaware of its consequences. She only imitated others, submitting long petitions of wishes to the Omni-compassionate Bhimeswar, fancying such supplications would never be granted. And lo! it bore fruit - she conceived, carried and delivered a beautiful, bright looking boy. All with the Lord's blessing only. But the orthodox society and green-eyed world misunderstood. And attributed it to her going off the moral track, though she was chaste and untainted. By incessant malicious remarks she was floored, and her heart was pounded and powdered. Enduring all, she brought him up, despite practical excommunication by her own community. The boy too became a target of taunts both from grown-ups and children. All revolving round his father's whereabouts. One day the boy demanded his mother to show him his father. The innocent pointing to Bhimeswar said that he was her father. This time not in fun, but out of utter despair, with eyes streaming and heart fluttering.

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About Draksharamam
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Antiquity
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Bhimakavi Episode..Pg1
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The Temple
Archamurthi..Pg1
Archamurthi..Pg2
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