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Food Abhishekam in Shiva Temples at Gangai Konda in Cholapuram

Food Abhishekam in Shiva Temples at Gangai Konda in Cholapuram

The Pournima day of Thula month(6-Nov-14, Thursday) is celebrated as Annabhisheka in Shiva temples of south India and on such temple is at Gangai Konda in Cholapuram where Food Abhishekam to Lord Shiva is done as a universal prayer to the Lord asking ...
Shiva

Hanuman Temple inside a Dam in Kumbhakonam

Hanuman Temple inside a Dam in Kumbhakonam

It is more than two hundred years that Lord Sri Hanuman is protecting this two thousand years old bridge and the dam.Every year before the water is released for cultivation of paddy to the delta, poojas are conducted in this temple. Hanuman Temple ins ...
Tamilnadu

How South Indian Food items were named by Kanchi Periyava

The sage of Kanchi - Sri Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal (Periyava) explains the origin and meaning of the names of common Indian dishes and their connection to spirituality. Paramacharya explains that since sweets are harmful to teeth, our ...
Tamilnadu

Learn Lalitha Sahasranama 1008 Names of the Divine Mother

Learn Lalitha Sahasranama 1008 Names of the Divine Mother in Multiple languages(English,Hindi,Sanskrit,Tamil,Malayalam) with the meanings of the names.This stotra originated from the discussion between Hayagreeva and Agasthya in the chapter of Brahman ...
India

Maha Samadhi of Rama Deva Siddha

Maha Samadhi of Rama Deva Siddha

The shrine for Azhagar Narasimha (Lord Vishnu) and Palaimuthir Solai (Lord Muruga) are well known popular destination in Madurai. One can view a small spring located on the top called Noopura Ganga while climbing the hill and the water of this eternal ...
Tamilnadu

Paintings in Srivilliputhur Vishnu Aandaal Temple

Paintings in Srivilliputhur Vishnu Aandaal Temple

Srivilliputhur Andal temple in Srivilliputhur is a town in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu,is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu who is worshipped as Vadapathrasayi and his consort Lakshmi as Andal. It is believed to be th ...
Tamilnadu

Puliyur Maha Vishnu temple in Kerala

Puliyur Maha Vishnu temple in Kerala

The Puliyur Maha Vishnu temple in Chenganoor of Kerala is built by Bheema on top of small hill called Kari Manikathu Mala and is one of the sacred 108 Vaishnava temples. The Maha Vishnu has four arms, holding conch, lotus,discuss and the fourth arm re ...
Vishnu

Simahachalam Lord Narasimha and Varaha together

Simahachalam Lord Narasimha and Varaha together

'Simhachalam Temple' in Andhra Pradesh is a popular Vaishnava Shrine also known as 'Kailasanga', located about 1500 feet above sea level and 10 miles north of the town of Visakhapatnam, stands with Unique feature of the diety as Nuclear avatar of the ...
Vishnu

Spinx temple of Thirvathavoor Near Madurai

Spinx temple of Thirvathavoor Near Madurai

Spinx temple of Thirvathavoor Near Madurai is dedicated to Lord Shiva known as Thirumarainathar and Goddess Aranavalliammai Ambal and around 2000 years old ancient temple. It is the Birth place of great Saiva Siddhanta Saint Sri Manickavasagar who wro ...
Shiva

Sri Nochur Venkataraman Lectures

One of the rarest of the rare persons who follow what they discourse upon is Sri Nochur Venkataraman. An ardent devotee of Sri Ramana Maharishi, stay at Tiruvannamalai and gives spiritual discourses across India in Tamil and Malayalam. One of his Le ...
Tamilnadu

Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shani Temple Wargal Telangana

Sri Vidya Saraswati Temple is situated on a Hillock in Wargal Village, and stands as one of the important Hindu temples located in Siddipet district of Telangana, India. There are very few Temples devoted to Goddess Saraswati in the State of Andhrapra ...
India

Thirukadaiyur Shrine of Senior Citizen's Marriage

Thirukadaiyur Shrine of Senior Citizen's Marriage

Thirukkadaiyur Temple is one of the Eight Viraattanams shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva (His Avatharams) and located in between Sirkali and Karaikal while coming via ECR and 20kms away from Mayaladuthurai and inbetween of Chidambaram and Kumbakonam reg ...
Tamilnadu

Tirusulam Shiva Temple in Trisoolam Chennai

Tirusulam Shiva Temple in Trisoolam Chennai

Tirusulam Temple got its name by the weapon of god Shiva Trisulam. Once upon a time Brahma was having 5 heads became very proud, and to bring down his ego Shiva cut his fifth head with the trident trisulam as a result of which Bhrama prayed to Shiva f ...
Shiva

नवलपक्कम का मंदिर और रहस्यमई शिलालेख

नवलपक्कम का मंदिर और रहस्यमई शिलालेख

नवलपक्कम, वंदवासी के पास स्थित एक छोटासा गाव है जो तमिल नाडु के तिरुवन्नामलई जिले में है। श्रीवैष्णव ब्राह्मण यही से उत्पन्न हुए है। यह स्थान श्रीनिवास पेरुमल मंदिर के लिए जाना जाता है। इस मंदिर की दीवारो पर अनेको शिलालेख है। इन शिलालेखो की पूरी तर से ...
Chitra Gupta

मौन स्वामिगल कुम्बकोनम तमिल नाडु

१८ वि सदी एक महान संत है श्री मौन गुरु स्वामिगल। ये कुम्बकोनम, तमिल नाडु से सम्बन्ध रखते है । उनकी महासमाधि कुम्बेश्वर मंदिर कुम्बकोनम (शहर का नाम इस मंदिर के नाम पर रखा गया) में है । यहाँ का परिसर शांत और नीरव है । एक छोटा सा शिवलिंग इस अधिस्थान की म ...
Tamilnadu

वज्रेश्वरी योगिनी देवी और गरम पानी के कुण्ड

वज्रेश्वरी योगिनी देवी और गरम पानी के कुण्ड

श्रीवज्रेश्वरी योगिनी देवी मंदिर के नाम पर इस शहर का नाम बदला गया । मंदिर एक पहाड़ी क्षेत्र में स्थित है, जो ज्वालामुखी विस्फोट के कारन बना है ।मुख्य रूप से मंदिर निर्माण के एक किले की तरह बनाया गया है। यह एक पत्थर की संरचना है, और बेसिन किले के सम ...
Maharashtra

वास्तु कला का नमूना राम मंदिर कुम्बकोनम

वास्तु कला का नमूना राम मंदिर कुम्बकोनम

यह कुछ राम मंदिरों में है में से एक है जहां सभी चार भाइयों (राम, लक्ष्मण, भरत और Shtrughana) एक साथ दिखाई देते हैं और 500 से अधिक वर्ष कुंभकोणम में नायक राजाओं के शासनकाल के दौरान निर्माण किया है। यह मंदिर रामास्वामी मंदिर के रूप में जाना जाता है और व ...
Tamilnadu

श्री भगवंत स्वामिगल और श्री दयानंद स्वामिगल कुड्डलोर

श्री भगवंत स्वामिगल और श्री दयानंद स्वामिगल कुड्डलोर

श्री भगवंत स्वामिगल और दयानंद स्वामिगल दो महान संतो में से थे,जो तमिलनाडु के कुड्डालोर हिस्से में १९ वीं सदी से रह रहे थे। श्री भगवंत स्वामिगल देवी माँ के एक बड़े भक्त थे और श्री दयानंद स्वामिगल भगवान मुरुगन के भक्त थे। उन दोनों ने कुड्डालोर तथा आसपास ...
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