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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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TIRUVANNAMALAI

Finding him brooding over and helpless, his second wife Sallama Devi approaching him asked his permission to go to the Sanyasi. The virtuous king nodded. While in the bed room, the Sanyasi pretended sleeping, and when the Queen touched him, he changed himself into a child. She gave the child to the king and reported .all that happened. And lo! before the close of narration, the child vanished into air. To the sorrowing couple, Lord Siva recounted all and said that he would perform his funeral obsequies. And disappeared. 

The cup of joy of the ideal couple overflowed. When he left this world, Lord Siva did obsequies as promised. And this ritual is still observed every year on the Magha Nakshatrm day in the month of Masi, when the image of Arunachaleswar is taken of Pallikondapattu with great  devotional fervour. Ah! what a compassion! How fortunate was the King! Lord Maheswar is Bhaktavasankar unparalleled in any place or at any time.

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