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The Temples Of Tamilnadu
Index Author
Invocation Foreword
Introduction Melmaruvathur
Tiruvannamalai Tirukkoilur
Chidambaram Vaideeswaran Koil
Sirkali Tanjore
Kumbhakonam Kancheepuram
Srirangam Palani
Madurai Tiruchendur
Rameswaram Suchindram
Kanyakumari A Bird's-Eye View
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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The town and its temple are thronged with devotees every day, coming from far and near, but on two occasions, they overflow and exceed lacks when special bandobust arrangements are made to enabling easy darsan to one and all.  The entire town goes gay during these days with pomp splendor dominating the whole temple complex and its activities. The month of Avani lends unusual charm to the temple, with its annual festival celebrated with great religious fervour and it lasts for 12 days.

The Brahmotsavam falling in Feb-Mar also lasts for 12 days during which hectic activities emerge from every segment of temple life.  The Vasanthotsavam falling in Apl-May is equally a gala affai.  It is in this festival Senthil Nayakar is brought to Vasanta Mandapam decorated fittingly and tastefully for the occasion.  It is a feast to the eyes.  The Kandashasti falling on Oct-Nov and Tirukalyanam in May-June celebrated with great fanfare have great attraction for devout people.  They visit invariably with their kith and kin and participate lustily, spending lavishly on decoration of deities.  On feeding of the poor also.

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