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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
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Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

SRIVILLIPUTHUR

"Throu hath been raised to the position of our father-in-law." The priests loaded him with wreaths, gave him the holy water, accorded him all the temple honors and sent him back as per the wish of the Lord to Srivilliputhur to serve Vatapatrasayee for the rest of his life"

The tower (gopuram) at the entrance to the temple of Sri Andal in Srivilliputhur is 192 feet in height. Peria Alwar is said to have built this and the other portions of the temple, out of the purse of gold which he won in religious debates held in Sri Vallabhadeva Pandya's court at Madurai. The tower has 12 storeys. The wooden car is centuries old and is said to be the biggest and heaviest in India, with 9 massive wheels. It is decorated and dragged along the car streets during the Adi festival.

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Srivilliputhur-Tallest Temple Tower in South India
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