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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

KADAMBAVANAM: Madurai temple was originally in a forest of Kadamba trees having sweet-scented yellow flowers of round shape.

KAILAS: The mountain abode of Lord Siva.

KALA: The time element: Yama.

KALAHASTI: A place in Chittoor District in Andhra State. Famous for the temple wherein there is Vayu Lingam.

KALASA: Metal or mud pot put on the top of gopurams.

KALI: Another name of Goddess Parvati in the aspect of annihilation.

KALI YUGA: The fourth of the Four Yugas, the current one.

KALPA VRIKSHAM: The heavenly tree which fulfils all desires.

KALYANAM: Marriage.

KAMADHENU: The heavenly cow which fulfils all desires.

KAMALAM: Lotus.

KAMANDALU: The vessel that sages hold in their hand while going on pilgrimage.

KANCHI: Another name of Conjeevaram.

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