[an error occurred while processing this directive]
HinduNet
  
Forums Chat Annouce Calender DigiCards Recommend Remote Invites
[an error occurred while processing this directive]


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

VEDARANYAM

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Introduction

Vedaranyam is on the Tirutturaipundi-Point Calimere line of the Southern Railway. The temple is about 2 furlongs from the Railway Station.

The temple faces the east and is at a slightly lower level when compared with the town. Within the temple, in the southeast lies the famous Manikarnika extending to about an acre with mandapam built of bricks on the east and west. A wall of granite stones with gopurams surrounds the temple. On the east and west. There are at present only two prakarams inside the ramparts.

Immediately on the outside on all the four sides lie the four Ratha Veethis (streets through which chariots are drawn during festival occasions). These Ratha Veethis are known as Dasharatha Maharaja Streets even today. The name alludes to the occurrence when Dasharatha had to install a Naga (snake) beneath the Sthalavriksha called "Vanni and worshipped at this temple.


Author : R.K.Das

Back ] Up ] Next ]

Vedaranyam--63 Nayanmars
About Vedaranyam
You are Here! Introduction
Page1
Page2
Page3
Page4
Page5
Page6
Page7
Page8
Page9
Page10
Page11
Page12
Page13
Page14
Page15
Page16
Page17
Page18

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
More Information about HinduNet Inc.
Privacy Statement
The Hindu Universe is a HinduNet Inc., website.
Copyrighted 1994-2003, HinduNet Inc.