that Supreme Reality is permeating the whole Universe, to be
precise, he is occupying the entire cosmos, at only eight holy
places, he is revealing himself, in one particular aspect at one
place or the other like Prithvimurti at Kancheepuram, Apomurthi at
Jambukeswar etc. For revealing such aspect at that particular
spot, there are several causes and the selection of each is made on
grounds most appropriate. The Puranas though differ in certain
details, they all converge on the point of sanctity of the place and
presence of that aspect.
take up each kshetra, visit and adore that murti soulfully for
emancipation. Our first visit is to Kancheepuram, where the
Prithvimurthi, one of the eight forms is giving darsan since time immemorial. On account of the revelation of this form, it has
become a great pilgrim centre and many more such factors contributed
to its global importance. Let us visit to examine each of such
meritorious factors reverentially for illumination first and implementation
of divine ordinances next for emancipation.