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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

TAI: Tamil month approximating to 16th January-15th February.

TANDAVA: Dance of Lord Siva.

TANTRA The science of religious rites.

TANTRIK: One who follows Tantra.

TAPOSRESHTHA: One who has attained mastery through Tapas.

TAYUMANAVAR: Name of Siva as manifest in the temple on the Rock Hill in Tiruchirapalli.

TIRUCHENDUR: The sea-shore temple of Lord Subrahmanya, in Tirunelveli District.

TIRUJNANA SAMBANDAR: One of the Saivite saints, born at Shiyali.

TIRUMANGAI ALWAR: One of the Alwars.

TIRUMULLAIVAYIL: A temple of Lord Siva near Madras.

TIRUTTANI: Hill temple of Lord Subrahmanya in blissful mood.

TIRU'VACHAKAM: Songs in praise of Lord Siva, composed by Manickavachakar.

TIRUVASI: Halo round the idol.

TRETA YUGA: The second of the Four Yugas.

TRIMURTI: The Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Siva.

TULASI: The basil plant (Oeymum).

TYAGARAJA: Name of Lord Siva at Tiruvarur.

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