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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

But at the same time another arrow came and hit the dead bear, followed by the hunter, who reaching the spot bent low to pick up the killed. Arjuna objecting him said that it was with his arrow the boar fell down dead, but was stubbornly opposed by the hunter. This war of a words led to war of muscles, and in the end, Arjuna vanquished the hunter. Siva rising, revealed his nijarupa, and said he was pleased. Immediately, handing over the potent Pasupatha, he blessed him Victory in the future war; it was indeed a great battle - a mortal scoring victory over the immortal. It was immortalised by a literary gaint, Bharavi in his Kiratarjuneeyam. As this exciting event took place on this hill, Arjuna built an imposing temple for Lord Siva in commemoration his great Victory. It is now called the Vijayeswara temple. This entire episode is represented on the stone in the same temple. The stone cutter's artistry is superb. Recognising the enormity of eminence attached to it, the rulers that followed renovated it fittingly. Theists visit this hoary shrine and offer prayers recalling to their minds the thrilling battle fought between Lord Siva and the Pandavamadhyama - Arjuna.

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