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Temples For The Triple Sects
Author Palani...
Tiruchendur.... Tirupparakundram....
Tiruttani.... Palamudircholai...
Swamimalai.... Ilanji....
Gatikachalam... Rettipatti...
Chinnaalapatti... Yettikudi...
Enkan.... Kumaragiri...
Konkanagiri.... Ratnagiri....
kunrakudi... Vaideeswaran Koil...
Kumarakoil... Madras...
Vadapalani... Kandakottam...
Kanchi Kumarakottam... Kanchamalai....
Sivanmalai... Kapilarmalai...
Tindalmalai... Kalugumalai....
Surilimalai... Viralimalai...
Kudimiyamalai.... Marudamalai...
Tiruvannamalai... Sennimalai...
Vallimalai.... Tirumalai....
Tiruporur... Kielvelur....
Chettikulam.... Tiruvidaikuli....
Yelathur.... Karamadai....
Andavarkuppam.... Sikkal....
Mailam... Voilur....
Tirumurugan Poondi... Tiruchengodu....
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Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
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The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
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Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
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RETTIPATTI - KANDAGIRI DANDAYUDHAPANI TEMPLE

It is a hill temple enshrining the images of Kandan - a popular name for Subrahmanya and hence the hill is called Kandagiri. The temple owes its existence to a highly evolved soul, who dedicated his whole fife to worshipping of Muruga. He lived in a cave at the foot of the hill. Popular as Siddha, this devout Murugabhakta built a temple atop the hill with public donations. AS a mark of gratitude, a befitting small shrine was built later

after his demise, so there are two sannidhis on the hill. In the Dandayudhapani temple, the image of the Moolavar gives darsan with Vel in his hand. So he is called Dandayudhapani. Regular festivals attract huge crowds. Visitors pay respects to the Siddhar Samadhi after availing darsan of the Dandayudhapani.

It lies between Namkkal and Thurayur of Tamilnadu, accessible by bus.

 

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