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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
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Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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SRIKALAHASTI

THE TEMPLE

It lies on the Eastern bank on river Swarnamukhi occupying about five acres. It-has three prakarams pierced by three broad gates lying to the Western, Southern, Northern sides and imposing towers over them. Entering through the Northern called Bikshalagali entrance the devotees visit Sri Kasi Viswanatha Annapurna shrine first. Crossing this, they enter. Bala Jnanananda Prakaram, They worship here Subrahmanya, Patala Ganapathi and Suryanarayana each in a separate shrine. Then they enter through the Hundred Pillared Mandapam built by Sri Krishna Devaraya adorned with beautiful sculpture. Passing through Jalakoti Mantapa and Palgar Mantap they enter the garbha griha lying in third Prakara to worship of Sri Kalahasteswara installed on a high pedestal in the centre. It is facing the West, and over the sanctum lies the two-tired Vimana built in the Vesara style. The Presiding deity being the Vayulinga, one among the five Bhuta lingas, the devotees observe here the eternal fluttering of oil lamps testifying to the presence of Siva in the form of wind. Hence the offering of all the prayer services to the Utsavamurthi by the priests.

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About Srikalahasti
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Antiquity
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Holy Places 
Swarnamukhi River
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