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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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You will gain merit, and the adorers will be emancipated. So you will serve the cause of religion too. Go ahead." Delighted at the heavenly bidding, he set sail with it forthwith, but when he came to this area, the boat refused to move further. Presuming it to be the spot God chosen for it, he felt elated; but when the thought of means crossed his mind for installing it, he felt helpless - how to meet the cost of installation. It grew into a big problem and worried him endlessly -he was on the verge of madness. The news reached a Chola king ruling over the region. Immediately deeming himself the God-chosen agent he took up the installation and construction of temple. in no time, the entire region throbbed with unprecedented devotional activity emanating from the beautiful shrine he built, and he made endownments for carrying on several prayers services to the Lord. The strangeness and sancity of the image attracted devotees from all parts, and in course of time it grew up into a pilgrimage centre of great spiritual significance.

Though this temple prospered, its inscriptional proof is quite inadequate, nor history divulges facts with dates. Yet it is luring the art lovers and god-worshippers through out the years and is making strides in its own characteristic way, despite poor publicity by the Government. And if it is accorded, shines as the pole-star soon.

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About Ryali
The Quanitness of the Image..Pg1
The Quanitness of the Image..Pg2
Vikramadeva's Episode..Pg1
Vikramadeva's Episode..Pg2
The Sailor's Story..Pg1
You are Here! The Sailor's Story..Pg2
Umakamandaleswar Temple..Pg1
Umakamandaleswar Temple..Pg2
Umakamandaleswar Temple..Pg3
Umakamandaleswar Temple..Pg4
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