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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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There appears then the 18 foot-high statue of Hanuma, the synonym for Prabhubhakti.  It is an exquisite piece of superb art' and evokes reverence at its very sight with the special feature of his long tail rising above his head.  It is delivered that he appeared before Sita in Asoka Van in the self-same form and convinced her of his mission.  He is the highly esteemed divinity here and people from far and near pour into the temple to propitiate for success and blessings.  The hope lost and dejected get rejuvenated by offering soulful prayers.  He is held in highest veneration, and worshipped with unparalleled ardor.

This God is the biggest draw of this shrine next to the Moolavar Chitra Sabha is the next one that draws the attention of the devotees.  It is studded with several images of both Saiva and Vaishnava gods. Kankalanathar, Venugopal, Saktiganapathi and Bala Subramanya are prominently placed.  Inside the Sabha, peculiarly besides Sakti and Nataraja in Urdhavathandava pose, the images of Sage Patanjali Arjun, Bhima, Vyagrabahandar and Hanuma are seen testifying to the catholicity of the temple.  And a standing example of Harihara Kshetra by and large.  

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