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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

SUCHINDRAM

The features of Siva are so excellent that it is a sculptural marvel as if the sculptor perfectly imagined his design and poured forth his life’s blood into every stroke of his chisel to bring out a life-like statue. On the left side of the same pillar, the wife of the Rishi of Darukavana is seen dropping alms into the bowl with a spoon.

At the corresponding pillar of the Chitra Sabha entrance is the carving of the figure of Lord Krishna with his flute in hand, and one feels, as if the eternal tune is still ringing. On the left of the pillar is the carving of a Kadamba tree on the banks of a tank where the Gopis of Vrindavan had gone to take their bath. They kept their clothes on the banks and went naked into the tank for the dip. Krishna, as a boy in a sportive mood, took away their raiment’s and hung them on the branches of the tree.  A nude picture of a Gopi in this predicament is shown in vivid glory of the physical features, and another in an attempt to recover the clothings, going up the tree to implore Krishna to return the same.

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