[Advaita-l] Any Vishnu temples run by smarthas?
kalyankc.81 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 23:26:55 CST 2012
Dear Sri Venkat,
>There is a place called "Annavaram" in East Godavari District of Andhra
>This is nearby Kakinada. This place is famous for "Satyanarayna Swamy
>and is popularly known as Annavaram Satyadeva. Everyday, sAmuhika
>vratams are performed on large scale.
I have heard of this place as I hail from AP myself, though I did not
visit it. Just curious, is the deity considered to be self-manifested here?
>The temple has 2 floors. The ground floor consists of large yantra which
> on the bija mantras of "Tripad Vibhuti Mahanarayana Upanishad".
Talking of yantras, there is a legend that SrI Adi Sankara established a
yantra at tirupati. However, I cannot vouch for the authenticity of this
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