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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

At the request of gods, Lord Srimannarayana came to rescue the cosmos by cutting the Sati's body with his Omnipotent Sudarsana Chakra into numerous bits, which flying into different directions fell at several places throughout Bharata Khanda - lengthwise and breath wise. At the sight of gods standing in angali pose with Brahma and Vishnu in the fore, Lord Rudrasankar turned into Bhaktavasankar. He pleased one and all with his original form exuding compassion. Before leaving for penance, he gave Punarjanma to Daksha and many, who were put to death by Virabhadra. The places, where the fragments of Satis body fell were made into Saktipitas. And Daksharama is the twelfth among the eighteen pithas. She is worshipped as Manikyamba, and the icon was installed by Sri Adi Sankaracharya.

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About Draksharamam
Uniqueness..Pg1
Uniqueness..Pg2
Uniqueness..Pg3
Antiquity
Tarakasura Episode..Pg1
Tarakasura Episode..Pg2
Tarakasura Episode..Pg3
Tarakasura Episode..Pg4
You are Here! Tarakasura Episode..Pg5
Tarakasura Episode..Pg6
Tarakasura Episode..Pg7
Tarakasura Episode..Pg8
Tarakasura Episode..Pg9
Bhimakavi Episode..Pg1
Bhimakavi Episode..Pg2
Bhimakavi Episode..Pg3
The Temple
Archamurthi..Pg1
Archamurthi..Pg2
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