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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

RAMESWARAM

The island seems to have a coral basis and corals conchs can be gathered in the bay. The island has derived its name from Lord Rama who installed a Shivalinga (one of the 16 primeval Jyothirlingams of Lord Sankara) here, to get rid of the Brahmahatya Papa having killed Ravana. Sanctified by the footprints of Lord Rama together with the installation of the Linga and its worship, the island is one of holiest places of India.

Every Hindu cherishes the desire to have a
darshan of the Siva Linga installed and
worshipped by Sri Rama. Rameswaram is thus one of the four Dhams of Hindu Religion. While going in quest of Sita, Sri Rama took the sea coast rout reach a vantage point to construct a bridge so as to cross over to island kingdom of Ravana. Rama came to a place called Vedaranyam and got up on a high sand mound to locate the palace of Ravan Lanka.

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