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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
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MAYAVARAM

There are many temples here dedicated to Gods of lesser importance. It is said that many angels including Indra, great saints and other celestial beings and even animals such as parrots, cats, wolves, elephants, horses, etc. have worshipped the Lord and attained salvation.

Long long ago there was a Brahmin by name Nathasarma. He and his wife Anavitai desired to merge themselves in Lord Siva. With this view, they undertook a pilgrimage. After visiting many holy shrines of Siva, they came to Mayavaram. As advised by Lord Mayuranatha himself in a vision, the Brahmin installed a Siva Linga on the left side to the Lord and his wife installed another to the right side of the Devi.  Both of them conducted penance for many years and at last their cherished desire was fulfilled.

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