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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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TIRUKKOILUR

UNIQUENESS

Among the Pancha  Krishanaranya  Kshetras, Tirukkoilur Sri Trivikramaswami temple occupies a conspicuous place. It is dedicated to Sri Trivikrama - Ulagalantha Perumal, the fifth incarnation of Sri Mahavishnu, and as such is very popular and famous for Vaishnavates in particular and in theists in general. It is situated on the southern bank of Krishnabhadra in South Arcot District of Tamil Nadu. Pride of place goes to this divya kshetra for reasons more than one. 

It is the unique place, in which the Lord revealed Himself again in the selfsame form of Trivikrama at the instance of Mrikanda Maharshi. It is this place that claims the privilege of having one of the tallest temple towers, measuring 192 feet in height, among the towers of our Punya Bharat, ft is in this sacred place the reputed Vaishnavate minstrels - Poigai, Boodhath and Peey Alwars met and poured out their souls in sweet verses in praise of Srimannarayana, under extraordinary circumstances, started by Poigai Alwar, followed by Boodhath and then Peey Alwars that formed the integral part of the world renowned Nalayira Divya Prabhandam. It is in this holy place, Durga, in the role of custodian of the temple is receiving prayers first.

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