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Temples & Legneds 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

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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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TIRUKKADAIYUR

Introduction

Tirukkadaiyur Amritaghateswarar temple is situated in the small town of Tirukkadaiyur, which is a Railway Station on the Mayavaram Tranquebar branch of the Southern Railway. It is about 188 miles from Madras Egmore. It is a very holy place of pilgrimage in the South, which must be visited by a pilgrim during his lifetime.

All men are subject to death. Lord Siva punished Yama Dharmaraja, who is the custodian of the life-chart of each man, at this place for his indiscreet action. It is believed that whoever visits this temple may get rid of the torments of Yama Dharmaraja, which invariably await everybody after death.

Author : R.K.Das

 

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