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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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Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
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Assam
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Somanatha

TIRUKKADAIYUR

On the way Kalayar came across a trader vending incense (Kungulingam). 'The sight of Kungulingam, which he offered daily at the temple, made him so happy that he forgot all about his mission. In exchange for the jewel he purchased a bag of incense and went to the temple to offer it. Here Kalayar showed the intensity of his devotion to his Lord, by forgetting the plight of his family.

The Almighty knew the precarious and pitiable condition of Kalayar's family and the mission for which Kalayar came out and what would be the consequences if the provisions were not obtained for the starving family.

When Kalayar was offering the incense in the temple, God Amritaghateswarar filled the house of Kalayar with paddy, gold, jewels, clothes, etc. which was enough for them tolead a happy life forever thereafter. Out of starvation Kalayar's wife had fallen asleep. God filled the house with wealth and appeared in the dream to the woman.

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