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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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The very reminiscence of Srisailam strikes the ears with a melody of hymnal music, recalling to the mind a wide variety of enchanting Sivalilas that send thrills in the spines, while the souls feel wafted towards the mount Kailas unknown to themselves. Meandering along its picturesque zigzag mountain path, if the devotee sights the tall imposing temple tower even from miles afar, he enjoys the thrill of attaining the Sayujya Mukti, and involuntarily utters 'Harahara Mahadev' that marks the consummation of his lifelong ambition of seeing that holiest of the holy thirtha kshetra, luring lacs of theists of all denominations since the ageless time. As this sacred kshetra enshrines one of the Dwadasa jyothirlingas, and reverentially called the Linga Chakravarthi by the Jangama Priests, in addition to being one of the eighteen principal Saktipithas with Bramarambika worshipped as the manifestations of Sakti, it is deemed as one of this much sought after centers of pilgrimage for both Sakteyas and Saivites since the Kritayuga. As the divinity hovering over this Mokshapuri is lifting many god-intoxicated, ever since Lord Maheswar at the request of bhaktas made this sacred hill as his permanent seat to liberating the Saranagathas in the too distant past, the pious terrestrials made the celestials descend down by their penance. It is one of the eight Sthaanas of Lord Siva, who came down here to appease the causeless anger of his youngest son Subrahmanya, staying here and made it his eternal abode captivated by the unusual glory and picture sequences of this lovely hills, shining like an emerald amidst the thick growth of primeval forests and to give succor to the devotees.

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About Srisailam
You are Here! Uniqueness..Pg1
Vinayaka's Victory
Chandravathi Episode..Pg1
Chandravathi Episode..Pg2
Chenchu Mallayya Episode
Bramarambika Episode
The Kshetra..Pg1
The Kshetra..Pg2
The Kshetra..Pg3
The Kshetra..Pg4
Place of Intinerary Interest..Pg1
Place of Intinerary Interest..Pg2
Place of Intinerary Interest..Pg3
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