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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

NACHIKETA: A saint at Vedaranyam temple.

NAGAKANYA: The daughter of the king of serpents.

NAGAPATTINAM: A town in Tanjore District (Negapatam).

NAGARAJA: The King of Serpents.

NAGORE: The famous Muslim Mosque near Nagapattinam.

NAIMISARANYA: The forest on the banks of River Gomati, where the sages meet periodically.

NAIVEDYA: Offerings, oblation.

NANDI: The Bull, mount of Siva.

NARA: Man.

NARADA: The sage messenger of the Gods, always found with a harp and chanting names of God, son of Lord Brahma.

NARAHARI: The fourth avatara of Lord Narayana as a being half man and half lion.

NARAYANA: God, another name of Vishnu.

NARMADA: A sacred river in Central India.

NATARAJA: Name of Lord Siva at Chidambaram.

NAVAGRAHAS: Nine deities representing the nine constellations, installed in Siva temples.

NAYANMARS: Saivite saints, 63 in number.

NETRA: Eye.

NETRA VINAYAKA: Name of Vinayaka at Swami Malai.

NIDRA: Sleep.

NILAYATAKSHI: Name of Goddess in Nagapattinam temple,

NISHTHA: Austerity; orthodoxy.

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