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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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TIRUPATI

UNIQUENESS

Say "Tirupati" and watch the reaction, rolling the eye balls from corner to corner- uttering 'Namo Srinivasa' twice, a bearded sadhu looks at you from top to toe, if it is in the thritha kshetra, atop the highest summit, like Kedar; muttering "Om Venkatesa", a priestly looking man instantly folds his hands, if it is in the upper gangetic plain near Haridwar; 'Voh Srinivasa Mandir' darts from the lips of a saffron-clad sanyasi with palms joining, if it is in Varanasi; "Will you do me the favour of dropping this note into Hundi?" comes a genuine request from a gray-haired spiritual pandit, if it is in Ayodhya; 'Balaji Bhagawan' leaps out from the mouth of a pot-bellied saint, while his urchins clapping hail Govindaa, Govinda in ecstasy; if it is in erstwhile Bombay Province; "How lucky are you Bablaji to belong to that sacred place" saying, a Bengali Babu pats on your back, if it is in Calcutta; "Elumalai Sannidhi" is heard anon from a pious man with upraised hands in an act of prayer, if it is in the Kanya Kumari; "Ah! Tirumala Timmappa" is the joyous exclamation that escapes from a Kannadiaga, if it is in the former Princely State of Mysore, etc., etc., etc., will greet your ears, while scene after scene of the persons reacted fill your soul with devotion.

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About Tirupati
You are Here! Uniqueness..Pg1
Uniqueness..Pg2
Uniqueness..Pg3
Uniqueness..Pg4
The Venkatachala Episode..Pg1
The Venkatachala Episode..Pg2
Anjanachala Episode..Pg1
Anjanachala Episode..Pg2
Its Spiritual Background
Antiquity..Pg1
Antiquity..Pg2
Antiquity..Pg3
Pushkarini..Pg1
Pushkarini..Pg2
Pushkarini..Pg3
The Temple..Pg1
The Temple..Pg2
Archamurthi..Pg1
Archamurthi..Pg2
Archamurthi..Pg3
Festivals-Prayer services
Historicity..Pg1
Historicity..Pg2
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