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Mamallapuram is situated on the shore of Bay of Bengal. "Mamalla" means "great warrior" and this title was given to Narasimha Varman I., who built many temples there. The town was named after him. This town was an ancient port of the Pallavas kings, who ruled from Kanchipuram from the 4th to the 8th centuries.
The former name of the town - Mahabalipuram - was related to mighty king Bali. Mahabalipuram literary means "the great town of king Bali". Vamanadeva, the Draft-incarnation of the Lord, begged three steps of land from him and in this way regained the whole universe for the demigods...
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Radha-raman das and Pavan-suta das
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