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