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Temples & Legends Of Srivaikuntam
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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SRIVAKUNTAM

Introduction

Srivaikuntarn is in the Tirunelveli District. Because of this temple this place has become a famous place of pilgrimage.

Once an Asura named Somuka snatched all the four Vedas from Lord Brahma. So, Brahma came to the earth and began to search for a suitable place to perform, penance so that he could get back the Vedas with the help of Lord Vishnu. At last he selected Srivaikuntharn and   commenced the austerities. Lord Vishnu who was pleased with them fought the Asura and defeated him. Brahma got back his Vedas. Immediately Lord Vishnu went into, the earth. Through a hole running from the surface of the earth, the milk that cows yielded daily flowed to Lord Vishnu. Thus the abhisheka with milk was done to Him daily.


Author : R.K.Das

 

Srivaikuntam-Rama and Hanuman

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