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Temples & Legends Of Tamilnad
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

TIRUVADANTAI

Introduction

Mythologically, the third incarnation of Vishnu was in the- form of Varaha, the Boar. There are a number of temples dedicated to Lord 'Vishnu in the aspect of this incarnation. One of such famous temples is at Tiruvadantai, 27 miles from Madras towards south on the way to Mahabalipuram. The temple is in an interior village, frequented by Vaishnavites, particularly on Vaikuntha Ekadashi
day. The annual festival of repute and interest is performed in Tai (January - February), when the presiding deity is taken to Kulattur near Puduppakkam Hill in a palanquin with exquisitely carved ivory images depicting the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu.


Author : R.K.Das

 

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