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Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar Temple – Poovarasankuppam

About Temple : One of the most foremost shrines of Lakshmi Narasimha, Poovarasan Kuppam, near Villupuram (Tamil Nadu), is also called South Ahobilam. The presiding deity is Lakshmi Narasimha and his consort is Amirthavalli Thayar ofPoovarasankuppam. Poojas...

Mailam-Murugan Temple

About Temple: Mailam is located fifteen kilometres from Tindivanam and thirty from Pondicherry. The temple, situated on a small hill , is connected with a village on the Coromandel coast, Bomayapalaiyam, very near Pondicherry, where a Vera Saiva mutt is found. According to the...

Thiruvakkarai Temple

About Temple : Thiruvakkarai is a place where one can find shrines of Lord Siva, Lord Vishnu and Goddess Shakti together. The sacred bathing ghat of this place is the Varaaga river. One can take a Tindivanam-Pondicherry bus, alight at Perumbakkam, and travel south for...

Thiruvalangadu – Sree Vataaranyaeswarar Temple

About Temple: This is a vast and beautiful temple heralded as Ratnasabhai – one of the five Pancha Sabhais special to Nataraja featuring a sprawling well maintained temple complex with beautiful mandapams and gopurams. It is located within two hours drive from...

Patteeswaraswamy Temple – Perur

About Temple Perur Patteeswaraswamy temple built by Karikala Cholan is located 7-km west of Coimbatore near river Noyyal. Coimbatore has many temples out of which the Perur Patteeshwara Swamy (also spelt as Swami) temple is the most popular one. The temple upholds huge...

Eri Kaatha Sri Raamar Temple – Madhuraanthakam

Madhuraanthakam is a beautiful place located about 75 kms south of Chennai. While traveling from Chennai, Madhuraanthakam lies on the GST Road after crossing Chengalpattu. Madhuraanthakam has a wonderful temple for Sri Kothandaraamar. In ancient days, this place was...

Sri Jalakanteswara Temple – Vellore

About Temple: The Jalakanteswara temple is located inside the Vellore Fort , and is an exquisite piece of Indian Art. The temple is constructed of carved stone. Vellore Fort, built in 16th century by Sinna Bommi Nayak, a vasal chieftain under the Vijayanagar kings,Sada...

Sri Maasilaamaneeswarar Temple – Thirumullaivayil

About Temple: Thirumullaivayil is situated at the northwest suburbs of Chennai and is about 12 kms from the Padi Junction. One can reach Thirumullaivayil after crossing Ambathur and taking right driving about 5 kms.Thirumullaivayil has an ancient Shiva Temple dedicated...

Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple – Maangaadu

Maangaadu is a small beautiful village located at the outskirts of Chennai near Poonamallee. As per the legend, one day in Kailash, Parvathi Devi playfully closed the eyes of Lord Shiva from behind, with her palms. As a result of this, the whole universe was surrounded with...

Sri Karumaari Amman Temple – Thiruverkaadu

Thiruverkaadu is situated about 20 kms from Chennai city. It lies on the road branching out off Mount Poondhamalli Road near Kumananchaavadi. Apart from an ancient temple for Lord Shiva called as Sri Vedhapureeswarar temple, Thiruverkaadu also has a temple for Sri Karumaari...

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