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Vishnu Mayam Jagat
Index Introduction
Chola Nadu  Tamil Nadu 
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Malai Nadu Pandya Nadu
Divya Tirupathis
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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PANDYA NADU  DIVYA TIRUPATHIS

Turuthankkal - Thangalappan Temple

This ancient Vaishnava kshetra enjoys the reputation of being the august venue of Aniruddha's wedding with Usha solemnized by Bhagawan Krishna on killing Banasura. Legends are many and they elaborately recount the glory of this place. It is a big temple built in the Dravidian architectural style with Devachandra vimana on the garbhagriha. The archamurti Narayana is in standing posture and facing east. He gave darsan to Salvya Pandya and Sri Vallabha, There are four sannidhis for Tayars called Anantanayaki, Nalvar Natchiyar, Anna Nayaki etc. The masterly sculptured image of Garudalwar in Anjalai pose and Jambavati detain the visitors for long. Tirumangai Alwars pasurams lull the listeners with, its sweet cadences. The temple tank is called Papavinasa thirtha. Pudhathalwar too visited and offered Mangalasasan. Daily puja is offered with due devotion and periodical festivals lure large crowds.

The sthalapurana traces its origin to Dwaparayuga and ends. Its narration that it is here Lord Krishna celebrated his son Aniruddha's wedding with Usha, the ravishing beauty of the entire danava race, ruled then by Banasura, the formidable demon - a terror to the three worlds. The Moolavars icon is a specimen of superb sculptural art and mesmerizes one and all with a single darsan.

It lies 3 km off Sivakasi, a reputed commercial town of Tamilnadu, accessible by four wheelers and autos.

 

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