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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

VADAPALANI

Sri Chettiar being a pious man felt very happy over it and said to himself, "What a blessing that God should have considered me fit to serve him!"

On the appointed day Ratnavel Chettiar went to Annaswamy Nayagar who was ready to leave the world and go to the feet of God. Nayagar soon passed away. A tomb was constructed for him at a distance of a furlong from the temple and Ratnavel Chettiar continued the work of worship to Lord Subrahmanya's picture.
Ratnavel Chettiar converted the house of Annaswamy Nayagar into a temple and ordered a sculptor to make an image of Lord Subrahmanya according to the specifications given by the latter. He also told the sculptor that he had only Rs. 35/- and would give only that amount. Though the sculptor was not satisfied with the offer, yet he started the work as per specifications.

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