Meenakshi Amman Temple

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Meenakshi Amman Temple The Madurai Meenakshi Temple is located just one kilometer from the bus stand in the city of Madurai. Meenakshi is the presiding deity in the temple. Kulasekara Pandya was the king who constructed the temple but it is said that the temple developed in the reign of the Nayaks. It was from the 16th to the 18th century that the temple was built to wha...

Thiruparankundram Temple

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Thiruparankundram Temple The mythology goes Lord Murugan was offered wedlock with Deivayani, daughter of Indhran as a reward of gratitude, since Murugan fought a fierce battle with the evil force Surapadman (at Tiruchendur) and released the Devas from the clutches of bondage to him. Thiruparankundram is where that marriage took place with all the guests, including the Sun ...

Azhagar Temple

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Azhagar Temple About 13 miles south of Madurai lines the Azhagar Hill, named after the temple that is situated at its base. It is believed that this Vaishnavite temple has been present since two millennia, but the deity acquired its name “Azhagar” (the handsome one) many years later. Palamuthirsolai (Ripe fruit green) is situated 4 kms above and so is...

Thirumogur

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Thirumogur Kalamegha perumal kovil is among one of the pandiya naatu divyadesams of Sri Vaishnavas. There are four prakarams to the temple. The moolavar is Kalaamegha perumal in nindra thirukolam and in same posture like Varadharaja perumal of kanchipuram with gadhe in left hand and right hand as if blessing the devotees. The utsavar is Thirumogur aapthan. Th...

Thiruvathavur - Arul migu Thirumarai nathar

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Thiruvathavur - Arul migu Thirumarai nathar Thiruvathavur - Arul migu Thirumarai nathar with Goddess Sri Aaranavalli Lord shiva, in Hindism, has Sun, Moon, Agni (fire) as His three eyes. having five faces of "Eesaanam, Thathpurusam, Aghoram, Vaamathevam, Sathiyosatham". He is the Omni potent, and Omni present. He is who create,guard and destroy the world, and stand alone as th...

The Village Narasingam

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The Village Narasingam The Village Narasingam is situated at a distance of 8 km from Madurai on the road to Melur. Near to this village, at the foot of the Yanaimalai hills there is a Cave temple of Yoga Narasinga Perumal.. This temple was constructed in 770 A.D. by Madurakavi alias Marankaari who was the minister of the Madurai King Paraanthaka Nedunchelzyan. ...

Thirukoshtiyur

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Thirukoshtiyur Thirukoshtiyur is a village located near Tirupathur (on Tirupathur-Sivaganga road) on the way to Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu. It is 9 km from Thirupathur.This place has an importance among Vaishnavites. The Village is notable for the great temple, which is one of the 108 divya desams.The holy shrines for the Vaishnavites. It comes under paandya naatu thi...

Pillaiyar patti karpaga vinayagar Temple

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Pillaiyar patti karpaga vinayagar Temple Karpaga Vinayagar koil is one of the oldest Cave Temples (Rock Cut) temples of Tamilnadu and situated at Pillayarpatti, which is between Pudukkottai and Karaikkudi.. Over 15 inscriptions are found within the temple, that help establish the age of the temple. The Stalapuranam published by the temple classifies the growth of this temple into three d...

Rameshwaram Temple

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Rameshwaram Temple Rameswaram is a town in Ramanathapuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on Pamban Island separated from mainland India by the Pamban channel and is about 50 kilometres from Mannar Island, Sri Lanka. Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, is connected to mainland India by the Pamban Bridge. Together with Kashi, it i...

Kuchanur Saneeswarar Temple

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Kuchanur Saneeswarar Temple This is the only temple in India which is mean solely for Saneeswara Bhagawan situated at Kuchanoor, 20 Km south of Theni. The temple at Thirunallarin Pondy is having only a seperate Sannidhi for Saneeswarar. In Kuchanoor Saneeswara Bhagawan is said to be a Suyambu (Self appeared idol). In front of this temple the perennial river Surabi flows which...