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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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SRISAILAM

And it is here the devout princess Chandravathi worshipped Lord Siva with jasmine, flowers that gave the august name of Mallikarjuna-white jasmine to the presiding deity of the temple; it is with a mere darsan of the sikhara of this shrine, one is released from the cycle of births and deaths; it is this region visited by Lord Siva once on hunting expedition with a chosen few of his Pramadaganas, when his chance acquaintance with a local Chenchu damsel consummated in wedlock, and so was endearingly called Chenchu Mallayya by the Chenchu tribe; it is to this temple, royal families lavishly spent huge amounts to beautifying it by sculptural adornments and architectural marvels beginning with the Mauryas in the 3rd century, followed by Guptas, Satyavahanas, Paramaras, Pallavas, Vishnukundins, Vakatakas, Kadambas, Cholas, Chalukyas, Kakatiyas, Reddy Vemsas, Vijayanagara kings, Sultans of Mysore and ending in 1964, when it came under the Endownment Department of the State Government; it is here Sri Sankaracharya installed Srichakra in the temple and composed the famous Soundaryalahari and Bramaramba Ashtaka; it is here Acharya Nagarjuna did meditation in a dark cave for years; it is to this kshetra Sri Rama came with Sita and worshipped Lord Siva.....

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About Srisailam
Uniqueness..Pg1
You are Here! Uniqueness..Pg2
Uniqueness..Pg3
Uniqueness..Pg4
Antiquity..Pg1
Antiquity..Pg2
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
Festivals
Place of Intinerary Interest..Pg1
Place of Intinerary Interest..Pg2
Place of Intinerary Interest..Pg3
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