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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

NAME AND DERIVATION

Its rich past is studded with fantastic episodes and fascinating occurrences that fill the souls with devotion, and minds with divine knowledge of exciting type. The very name of Vijayawada along with its derivation is quite awe-inspiring and wrings veneration, on account of heavenly association it enjoyed in the beginning itself. According to legends, this entire region was nothing but hard, rocky with hillocks strewn across irregularly, and so obstructing the perennial flow of river Krishna. As the hills were blocking its free flow, the are a was inundated-unfit for habitation or cultivation. Nor was the river reaching the sea-its destination. Then the affected prayed to Lord Siva for free passage of water by making tunnels in the hills. It was granted. The river started flowing unimpeded, with uproarious sounds. Hence the prosperity-bumber crops, over-packed safes and joyous living manifesting itself in song and dance everywhere, in the region.

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About Vijayawada
Uniqueness
You are Here! 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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