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Sacred Complex of Srisailam and Saivism in South India
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Editor: Prof. P. Chenna Reddy.
Bibliographical Details xviii, 277 p. ills. (partly col.). maps. 29 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. Delhi, B. R. Publishing Corporation.
ISBN-10 9386223422
ISBN-13 9789386223425, 978-9386223425
Year of Publication 2017.
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Sacred Complex of Srisailam and Saivism in South India

"This Volume constitutes the proceedings of academic deliberations and presented papers of the National Seminar on Sacred Complex of Srisailam and Saivism in South India. The papers in this volume discuss various dimensions of Saivism in South India. They are arranged chronologically and geographically.

All the papers aare well researched ones and add to our understanding of the Socio-Cultural aspects of Srisailam and Saivism in South India. I hope this Volume will be of more interest to both serious scholars of Indian Cultural and Religious History, Saivism, interdisciplinary studies and students alike and also a general reader."
                                                                                        [from Blurb]

Contents

Foreword

Message

From the Editor's Desk

List of Contributors

List of Plates

Section 1
Archaeology and Anthropology

1. Srisailam Sacred Complex : Ideology and Integration / Prof. K. Thimma Reddy

2. Prehistoric Economies in the Lower Reaches of Srisailam : An Ecological Perspective / Dr. P. C. Venkatasubbaiah

3. Settlement Systems of the Chenchus of Srisailam : An Ethnographic Approach to the `Banda' and `Bailu' Premise / Dr. Anjana Reddy

4. The Foraging Chenchus and their Affinity with Srisailam Mallanna / Dr. K. Syamala

5. Historical Importance of the Srisailam Temple through Inscriptions / Prof. R. Chandrasekhara Reddy

6. The Symbolic of Saivism Found in the Ancient World / Dr. Samyuktha Koonaiah

7. The Cult of Srisaila Mallikarjuna / Prof. P. Chenna Reddy

8. Siva Theme in Indian Miniature Paintings : A Brief Study / Prof. V. Meena Kumari and Dr. P. Chenna Reddy

9. Tripurantakam the Gateway of Srisailam : An Epigraphical Study / Dr. G. C. Sekhara Reddy

10. Narrative Art of Vira Saivism, Srisailam / Prof. G. Venkata Ramaiah

11. Fresh Light on Two Syncretistic Forms of Siva from Srisailam / Prof. Myneni Krishna Kumari

12. Virasaiva Literature in Telugu / Prof. C. T. M. Kotraiah

13. Ecological Heritage of the Krishna Valley Along the Banks of Nallamalai Hill Ranges / Dr. K. Thulasi Rao

14. Ecology of Nallamala Hills / Dr. G. Venkateswara Rao

15. A Dialogue Between Tribal and Elite Cultures at Srisailam / Prof. Challapalli Swaroopa Rani and Mrs. Kondru Suvartha

Section 2
Literature and General

16. Religious Sects and Mathas at Srisailam : Their Role / Prof. V. Anuradha

17. Women Bhakta Poet Saints of Veerasaivism in 12th Century : A Study of Akkamahadevi / Prof. E. Sudha Rani

18. Colonel Colin Mackenzie on Srisailam, March 1794 / Dr. A. R. Ramachandra Reddy

19. The Sacred Ritual Performances of `Kalyanotsavam' at Srisailam : A Study / Dr. E. Sobhan Babu and Dr. P. Mauralidhar Reddy

20. Selected Fairs and Festivals Associated with Siva Worship : A Historical Reappraisal / Prof. R. C. Misro

21. The Literary `Sailam', Srisailam : The Contribution of Srisailam to the Telugu Literature / Prof. Kolluru Suryanarayana

22. The Gateways and Religion of Srisailam / Dr. P. V. Parabrahma Sastry

23. Avenues of Tourism in and Around Srisailam / Dr. A. Dakshina Murthy

24. Srisailam : A Pilgrimage Site as a Privileged Nexus Between Nature and Culture / Prof. P. Chenna Reddy

25. Lord Siva in Rajarajeswaram in Tanjavur / Prof. V. Balambal

26. The Spread of Vira Saivism in Medieval Andhra Desa : An Account from Temples Art and Inscriptions / Prof. N. Kamakarathnam and Dr. A. Subash

27. Saivism in Odisha : A Study / Prof. B. P. Panda, Dr. Ramakunta Bhayan and Dr. Adviti Tripathy

28. Archival Sources on the History of Srisailam / Dr. P. Krishna Moorthy

29. Nandhiswaram with Four Faces / Prof. P. Chenna Reddey

30. Panditaradhya Charitha - Kaliyamba Gananadha Story / Dr. N. Narasimhulu

31. Nataraja in his Pancha Sabhas / Prof. P. Chenna Reddy

32. A Rare Seated Ardhanaresvara Sculpture from Srisailam / Dr. K. M. Suresh

33. The Earliest Representation of Shiva and Shaivism in Deccan coins / Prof. Deme Raja Reddy

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