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DARASURAM - RAJARAJESWARA TIRUKKOVIL

This famous ancient Saiva kshetra has etched its memorable name on the pages of history. Its architectural sculpture won wide appreciation. The inner south wall of the first enclosure is adorned with bas relief's of 108 Saiva saints in a masterly way. The Dwarapalakas of this shrine are brought from Kalyan, the capital of Chalukyas by Chola king after defeating them in the battle. They are a fine specimen of sculpture, and incidentally reflect the patron's glory. Another marvel ! The side stones adorning the flight of steps leading to sacrificial alter - Balipitham emit seven distinct sounds as mentioned in Musicology. Moreover, the outer wall of garbha griha is embellished with the carvings of many scenes of Periapuranam. It also contains a niche for Yama - the God of Death. It is indeed a sculptural and spiritual open air museum adorned with rare relics. Though it is almost in ruins, it is luring theists. There is another separate individual temple for Mother Parvathi very near to this spiritual treasure, but lack of maintenance, its due glory is obscured. A standing specimen of hollow modernity swallowing the hallowed antiquity.

It is 5 km off Kumbhakonam, commanding all facilities.

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