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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

This year I am again constructing the weir and, should it withstand the rains, the next day shall Devi's shrine rise". The construction of the weir was finished at a cost of 10,000 pagodas, under the personal supervision of Mr. Place. The unusually heavy rains of the year soon filled the reservoir to the brim. The local subordinates sent word to the Collector with anxiety over possible breach of the bund. Mr. Place rushed to the place and camped at the P.W.D. bungalow.

For two days, he could not stir out due to incessant rains. On the third night when the rains had somewhat abated, Mr. Place could not resist the temptation to visit the weir with his camp followers. Mr. Place was naturally expecting to see a sorrowful sight at the point of the weir. But lo! What a sight met his eyes! It was a heavenly sight, which would have made the great saints and sages of India envious of Mr. Place.

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