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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
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TIRUNELVELI

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It is stated that there are 32 tanks in this Sthala of which 9 are considered to be very sacred. Special mention should be made of a Mandaparn with 1000 pillars where the marriage festival of the Lord and the Devi is celebrated every year in the Tamil month of Aippasi corresponding to October-November.

Vasanta Utsavam also is conducted here in the month of April-May in the Vasanta Mandapam specially constructed for the purpose. There is another Mandaparn too known as Mani Mandapam. The pillars in this Mandaparn, numbering 48, give out unique musical sounds when struck gently. The Nandi in this temple is fairly big,similar to those at Tanjore and Rameswaram.

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