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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

MADURANTAKAM

Presumably some sage used these articles in the past. The news spread in the town and it was thought that Peria Nambi might have used these for the initiation ceremony of Ramanuja. At present one can go down to the cave through a flight of 20 steps and have a look at the copper finds.

About 150 years ago, during the regime of the East India Company, one Leonald Place happened to be Collector of Chingleput District. Since a very long time,
Madurantakam had a big reservoir for preserving rainwater for agricultural purposes. But the bund used to be breached during the rains, thereby causing great loss and damage. Mr. Leonald Place took upon himself the task of preventing the breaches by constructing a waste weir and by strengthening the bund. In the year 1795, he completed the work at a cost of 8000 pagodas (a pagoda was about 312- rupees in value).

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