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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

SRIRANGAM

The other major vicissitude in the history of the topple occurred during the reign of Raja Mahendra Chola, when a sudden
spring sprouted up emitting a hugequantity of water during the flood in the  which blocked the passage of the entrance to the temple and threatened to engulf the temple base. The King had the passage blocked and gopuram constructed over it,
making a second prakaram like the wall of defence.

For this beneficial work done by him he
too attained liberation. Another interesting incident happened during the period of
Nanda Chola. Nanda Chola was childless. He started penance for getting it so happened that he once found in his lily pond a heavenly child floating on a lotus.
The indication was quite enough for Nanda Chola for rearing the child as his own and a gift from God Almighty. Because he found the child lying on the petals of a
lotus flower, she named Kamalavalli.

The Chola stopped all penance and engaged h self in fondling the child, which grew of age and had to be given marriage. It caused great worry in the mind of Nanda Chola. On other side, the Lord was playing a mystery. 

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