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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

PATTESWARAM

Another legend connected with this temple is that Sri Rama visited this temple for getting rid of his Chaya Dosha, stigma of
reflection. For killing Ravana and his hordes, Sri Rama contacted three different kinds of sins namely, Brahmahatti, Veerahatti and Chaya. Sri Rama is no exception-to the natural Law, though an incarnation of God.

At this temple he installed the lingam known as Ramalingam. He caused the emergence of a well by a shaft from his bow to make the Dhanushkodi Teertham for the Linga installed by him. The holy water of Dhanushkodi is considered the most sacred of all waters for worshipping Lord Siva. At midday on the new-moon day of the month of Margazhi (December- January) Sri Rama offered this worship.

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