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Special Features - A Divya Desam dedicated to Arjuna - Separate Sannidhi for Arjuna. Only Divya Desam in Thiru Nangur where both Rama and Krishna feature together as Utsava deities. Only Divya Desam in Thiru Nangur where an Azhwar other than Thirumangai has sung praise of the Lord. Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/arts/history-and-culture/article3631326.ece

Special Features - A Divya Desam dedicated to Arjuna - Separate Sannidhi for Arjuna. Only Divya Desam in Thiru Nangur where both Rama and Krishna feature together as Utsava deities. Only Divya Desam in Thiru Nangur where an Azhwar other than Thirumangai has sung praise of the Lord. Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/arts/history-and-culture/article3631326.ece

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“One who has, through the grace of the guru received the teaching on subservience to God and recognises the faults inherent in all happiness derived from sense-gratification, who has complete devotion to Vishnu, being indifferent to other deities, who desires only to obtain Vishnu is called a Vaishnava.” Prapanna-Parijata 5.1

“One who has, through the grace of the guru received the teaching on subservience to God and recognises the faults inherent in all happiness derived from sense-gratification, who has complete devotion to Vishnu, being indifferent to other deities, who desires only to obtain Vishnu is called a Vaishnava.” Prapanna-Parijata 5.1

Indian Temple, Om, Hinduism, Deities, Krishna

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A very worthwhile book to read for all bhakthas of Balaji-Venkatesa. It is quite detailed, but provides a wide range of facts about the Srivari Temple, the Icons and Tirumala itself. Definitely worth the read! Ref: http://www.exoticindiaart.com/book/details/sri-venkateswara-lord-of-seven-hills-tirupati-IDE336/

A very worthwhile book to read for all bhakthas of Balaji-Venkatesa. It is quite detailed, but provides a wide range of facts about the Srivari Temple, the Icons and Tirumala itself. Definitely worth the read! Ref: http://www.exoticindiaart.com/book/details/sri-venkateswara-lord-of-seven-hills-tirupati-IDE336/

With a rich historical background: "A wooden white horse donated by a British engineer to the Lord Ranganatha temple in Karamadai, near Coimbatore. The Utsava deity takes the street processions on this white horse"! Read more here: http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/history-and-culture/with-rich-historical-background/article4676813.ece

Ranganatha temple, Karamadai, will soon sport a fresh look with new additions such as vasantha mandapam and rajagopuram.

Jagganath Temple deities, India

Jagganath Temple deities, India

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SITA MATA - Sita returns to the Earth's womb with her mother as Sri Rama, her sons and sages watch in astonishment.

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