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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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RYALI

This much-hallowed temple too has certain odd features which mark it from the rest of Siva Kshetras. Among them, the absence of Somasutram around the lingam deserved first mention. Further, the linga will not be sunk with whatever the quantity of water used for abhishekam; and all the water soon disappears; where? no body knows! Can the sports of divinities admit interpretation, or lab experimentation? Any time? And anywhere!! Mute acceptance liberates anyone, but persistant scepticism, lowers the skeptic into abyss!

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