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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
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

TRIPLICANE

By whom and when the main temple was originally constructed is not known, but it is said to have been renovated by a king of the Pallava dynasty. The temple was for some time under the authority of the Dutch merchants who occupied the front part of the temple during their attack on San Throne in the 17th Century A.D., when it was under the command of the French. Later on they handed over Triplicane and the temple to the East India Company and they remained under them till 1843 when they were handed over to 3 respectable persons of the locality to administer according to the usage’s and traditions of the institutions.

The idol of Parthasarathy worshipped in the temple is made of black granite stone and the figure is so imposing that it immediately attracts the mind of the devotees. The piercing eyes penetrate deep into the heart. The devotee loses himself and a momentary merger takes place. It is better realised than expressed.

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