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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

GLOSSARY

KANNIKA: Virgin.

KANNIVANAM: A forest where the Virgin Goddess Parvati performed penance, near Cuddalore.

KANYAKUMARI: Virgin Goddess at Cape Comorin.

KARMA: Action or work giving rise to reaction, thereby binding the doer.

KARTIKA: Tamil month approximating to 16th November-15th December.

KARTIKEYA: Another name of Subrahmanya brought up by Krittika nymphs.

KASYAPA: A saint.

KILIMANDAPAM: The Hall of Parrots in the temples at Madurai and Srirangam.

KIREETAM: Crown.

KOMIALAM: Beautiful.

KOMALAVALLI: Goddess at the temples of Lord Sarangapani at Kumbakonam and Rajagopalaswami at Mannargudi.

KONRAI: Sacred tree, sthalavriksha at Tirukkadaiyur.

KGORMA: The second avatara of Lord Narayana as a tortoise.

KRISHNA: One of the incarnations of Lord Narayana in Dwapara Yuga.

KRISHNA PAKSHA: The period of fourteen days between the full moon and new moon days.

KRISHNAPURAM: A sacred place in Tirunelveli District. The temple is famous for art and sculpture.

KRITA YUGA: The first of the Four Yogas.

KSHETRA: Religious centre for pilgrims.

KUMBAKONAM: The holy seat of Sarangapani and Adi Kumbeswarar in Tanjore District.

KUMBHABHISHEKAM: The ceremony of installation of idol.

KUMBHAM: Kalasam.

KUNDALINI YOGA: The system of Yoga in which the serpent powers (the sacred power in the spinal column) is sought to be awakened by pranayama, asana and concentration.

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