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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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VIJAYAWADA

UNIQUENESS

Vijayawada ! The city of Victory! Victory for whom? Of what kind?? And over whom??? And answers to the questions "Where, When and How" unfolds the origin, growth and glory of this great flourishing city, encircled by a cluster of huge high hills; sanctified by the association of divinities; doused by the sacred waters of river Krishna, and once famous as a renowned seat of administration of powerful monarchs; sublime retreat of sages, literary luminaries and outstanding artistes; a remarkable kshetra of religious catholicity, with world's major religions, like Jainism and Buddhism flourishing side by side with Hinduism; the cradle of Andhra Culture; the splendid stadium of the highest celestials to demonstrating their sports, like Lord Siva bidding the hills to give way to river Krishna through tunnels; his fighting mock-battle against Arjuna and showering gold on a King Madhava for holding scales even; Kanaka Durga killing Sumbha Nisumbhas; imperial monarchs installing Sivalingas and warrior heroes doing penance... and NOW the thriving centre of ever-growing industry; the reputed rice-bowl of the South, the inexhaustible store-house of food products, a focal point of socio-economic activity, the enviable haven of literary activity, the ever expanding biggest railway junction of the entire South; the exemplary forum of literary banquets, the ever hot centre of animating political activity, and equally ever brisk centre of religio-spiritual-activities enamating from the holy shrines, like Kanakadurga Aalayam, Malleswara Alayam, Vijayeswara Alayam etc. making it a glorious city, excelling any metropolitan city of the Navabharat.

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About Vijayawada
You are Here! Uniqueness
Name And Derivation..Pg1
Name And Derivation..Pg2
Antiquity
Kiratarjuneeyam..Pg1
Kiratarjuneeyam..Pg2
Kiratarjuneeyam..Pg3
Kanakadurga Temple
Archamurthi..Pg1
Archamurthi..Pg2
Archamurthi..Pg3
Archamurthi..Pg4
Archamurthi..Pg5
Archamurthi..Pg1
Festivals
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