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The Temples Of Tamilnadu
Index Author
Invocation Foreword
Introduction Melmaruvathur
Tiruvannamalai Tirukkoilur
Chidambaram Vaideeswaran Koil
Sirkali Tanjore
Kumbhakonam Kancheepuram
Srirangam Palani
Madurai Tiruchendur
Rameswaram Suchindram
Kanyakumari A Bird's-Eye View
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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SRIRANGAM

Mention it to any Vaishnavate, at once 'Ranganatha' leaps out from his lips with folding of hands and raising of head upwards simultaneously; for, it is this kshetra that was visited by the luminaries, of Vaishnavism down the ages; it is to this shrine royal families poured their souls and emptied their treasures; it is this deity alone that blesses the merging of the adorer with him; it is this city that gave permanent refuge to the Vaishnavate minstrels and saint poets; it is this kshetra that is surrounded by the holy Cauvery to making it the Nandanavana of endless charm and peerless fascination; it is this temple that is glorified by its tallest and best towers in India; it is here Ramanuja, the avatara of Lakshmana lived a glorious life in codifying and composing the immortal Vaishnava lore; it is this deity that was made to disappear and reappear during the Muslim invasion; it is this city that broadcast the greatest and easiest means for salvation Prapat hi and bhakti by the world-renowned Acharyas, like Nathamuni, Alayandar and Ramanuja; it is from one of the temple's Mandapams wafted the poetical fragrance of Kambaramayana that snaps the Rama bhaktas of their earthly mornings; it is from the Karuvarai of this temple heard the universal truth of equality among humanity and segreagation of men on grounds of religion is the greatest sin; it is to this temple portals, Kulasekhara Alwar desired to turn into a stone, it is from here Vaishnavism started its digvijaya mahayatra and reached the portals of common people through 58 Maths, established by Ramanuja to capture their imagination and turn people God-ward. Enshrined with such meritorious plus points, this Kshetra is occupying an enviable
place in the history of our land. and foremost seat among the Vaishnava Kshetras of our puja Bhara kavani.

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