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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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SRIKALAHASTI

On an auspicious day of lunar eclipse, when countless devotees and sages assembled for special pujas, Kannappa came there with mouthful of water for abhishek in his hunting shoes as usual. When he was about to offer abhisheka ,
he saw some yellow discharge from the left eye of the Lord. He was upset. In his zeal to heal the affected eye, he decided to transplant his eye into the Lord's eye socket. Deciding, he pulled out his left eye with an arrow and put it into the Lord's eye socket. What a marvel! The eye shone exceedingly brilliant at once. Flashes of smile wreathed the faces of priests and on lookers. Before the vanishing of the flickers of smile, he found the right eye watery and the same yellow fluid coming out. He was about to repeat the same process for healing, by putting his foot on the affected eye of the Lord to indicating the point to be
translated, for he could see nothing if his only eye too was pulled out. There appeared, then the compassionate Lord and stopped his inimitable venture. Demonstrating the real nature of true bhakthi to the spectators, the Lord disappeared granting Salokyamukti as desired by Kannapa in addition to  restoring the eye sight to him. Doesn't he deserve the ever watchful benign look of the Lord, more than Salokyaprapti. Hence the installation his image in the garbha griha of the Lord, and it is seen even today. He was canonised later and called, Kannappa or Netresa Nayanar.

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About Srikalahasti
Uniqueness..Pg1
Uniqueness..Pg2
Uniqueness..Pg3
Antiquity
The Episode of Sri..Pg1
The Episode of Sri..Pg2
Kala And Hasti..Pg1
Kala And Hasti..Pg2
Kala And Hasti..Pg3
Kannappa Nayanar..Pg1
Kannappa Nayanar..Pg2
You are Here! Kannappa Nayanar..Pg3
Siva Panchakashari..Pg1
Siva Panchakashari..Pg2
Siva Panchakashari..Pg3
Holy Places 
Swarnamukhi River
The Temple..Pg1
The Temple..Pg2
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