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Temples & Legends of Tamilnadu
Preface Author
Introduction Kanyakumari
Gandhi Mandapam Maruda Malai
Suchindram Nagercoil
Tiruchendur Alwar Tirunagari
Srivaikuntam Nanguneri
Krishnapuram Tirunelveli
Papanasam Sankaranayinar Koil
Srivilliputhur Tirupparan- kunram
Madhurai Rameswaram
Darbhasayanam Tiruvadanai
Avadayar Koil Kaliyar Koil
Azhagar Koil

Palani

Tiruchirapalli Tiruvanaikkaval
Srirangam Tanjore
Punnainallur Tiruvalanchuzhi
Swamimalai Dharasuram
Saktimuttam Patteswaram
Mannargudi Vedaranyam
Tirunallar Karaikal
Tirukkadaiyur Mayavaram
Vaitheeswaran Koil Pullavane- swaram
Chayavanam Tiruvengadu
Shiyali Chidambaram
Tiruppatiripuliyur Tiruvannamalai
Kiratamar- jareswaram Madurantakam
Cheyyur Kancheepuram
Tirukkazhuk- kunram Mahabalipuram
Tirupporur Tiruvadantai
Tiruvanmiyur Mylapore
Triplicane Vadapalani
Tiruvottiyur Tirumullaivayil
Tiruvallur Tiruttani
Uppilliappan Koil Kumbakonam
Glossary Biblography
Major Sections
Temples & Legends Of India
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

ALWAR TIRUNAGARI

The Adinathaswamy temple has existed for a very long time and receives a huge grant of Rs. 17,500/- per annum from the
government. The temple is a grand structure with lofty mandapams through which the main entrance leads to the inner precincts. A number of paintings depicting scenes from the Ramayana. Are found there. There can be seen some remarkable pillars, 48 in number, carved out of a single block of granite. There is also a gold-plated chariot for the ceremonial drive of Lord Adinathaswamy
during the Vaikasi (May-June) festival. Within the temple walls, there is a very big tamarind tree whose bark is stripped by devotees for using as a medicine for the cure of otherwise incurable diseases. During the flowering -season, the tree is loaded with flowers but bears no fruit. The origin of the tree dates back to thousands .of years and is known only by legend which has held it in great sanctity from the hoary past.

Temples & Legends Of Tamilnadu
About Tirunagari
Introduction
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