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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

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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
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AZHAGAR KOIL

The water which into a tank is used for drinking and other purposes by the pilgrims. In front of the temple also, towards east, there is another big tank for t pilgrims to take purificatory bath before getting into the temple. Around the ancient temple there are ruins of an old fortified town. For going the temple, one has to crossthrough the gateways of the ruined town the famous Naicken King, Tirumalai Naicken, had a palace here generally known as Azhagapuri, his favourite place of residence.

On entering the temple, one can see the life-size sculptures carved in the stone mandaparn built by Tirumalai Naicken. These are similar to those found in
Madurai temple.  The deity is known as
Kallazhagar as he is the household deity of the Kallas, a low caste people. As, the history of the temple is obscure, details
of the temple given in Varahapuranam,
Brahmandapuranam, Vamanapuranam and
Agnipuranam were gathered and the Sthalapuranam compiled.

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