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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

Setu Madhava is a Vaishnavite shrine. It is
said that Vishnu took the form of aBrahmin
called Setu Madhava and secretly! Loved
Gunanidhi, the daughter of a Pandya king,
and married her. She was supposed to be
the incarnation of Lakshmi. On knowing the
king imprisoned Setu Madhava; but when he came to know that Setu Madhava was none but Vishnu, a temple was erected by him.

Similarly there is another 1mage of one
bareheaded herbole who each night
destroyed the bridge of Rama when it was
under construction. He was ultimately
detected and arrested by Hanuman. Kala Bhairava, who cut the fifth head of Brahma, had to do penance by taking a bath at Siva Teertham. A bath at Dhanushkodi is especially meritorious in May when the sun is in Capricorn or when there is an eclipse.

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