Balaji-Venkateshwara, Lord of Tirumala-Tirupati: An Introduction

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Vakils, Feffer, and Simons, 2000 - Religion - 114 pages
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The temple of Balaji or Venkateshwara on Tirumala hill above the town of Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh has become a focal point of contemporary religion in India, attracting numerous devotees. However, not much is known about the God, except his ability to answer prayers and perform the most improbable miracles. This book is a collection of the folk legends about Venkateshwara, the sacred Tirumala hill and its many lakes and waterfalls, and the beautiful rituals and festivals associated with him.

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