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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

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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

At Mayavaram there are many holy Teerthams and the river Kaveri flows nearby. Vrishabha Teertham is a particular bathing ghat in the river Kaveri. Once Lord Siva was very much annoyed with the behavior of Nandi, his chief attendant, who had become very proud and was thinking too much of himself.

Out of anger Lord Siva pushed him down to Patala Loka at Mayavaram on the bank of the river Kaveri. So this particular place is known as Vrishabha Teertham (Vrishabham means Nandi or Bull). It is also known as Tula Gnat where the devotees take their holy bath and performs obsequies to their deceased ancestors during the month of Tula (Aippasi: October -November).

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