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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
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Temples & Legends Of India
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TANJORE

The deity is daily bathed with fragrant water in which the buds of big Champaka flowers have been soaked. For burning the lamps, only ghee (clarified butter) has to be used at the rate of one ollock per lamp per day. The shepherds would get 90 goats, 48 cows or 16 buffaloes free for supplying the above quantity of ghee.

The daily offering to the deity consists of cooked rice (rice hulled from paddy stocked for not less than four months should be used for cooking purposes), vegetable dishes, ghee, dhall, rice boiled in milk, and pansupari. On festival days, the offering consists of eight varieties of cooked rice (mixed with tamarind, coconut, limejuice, jaggery, gingelly, curd, etc.). Other items include cake made with dhall, rice, pepper and mustard; vegetable dishes, fried vegetables, sugar, plantain
fruits, tamarind, curd and ghee, and other items.

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