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Vishnu Mayam Jagat
Index Introduction
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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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Tirukachchi - Sri Varadaraja Temple

Of the temples built for Vaishnavate gods in the city of Kanchipuram, the Vanadaraja temple comes first. It is built on a hillock. It has several architectural excellences. And was built by Vijayanagara kings. The garbha griha is adorned with Punyakoti Vimana. The imposing icon of archamurti in standing posture decorated with dazzling diamonds and colourful garlands is quite pleasing and mesmerizing. The Goddess is called Perumdevi Thayar. The visitors feel enthralled at a single sight and fold their palms in veneration. Of the many picturesque celebrations of this holy temple, the Garudotsavam celebrated in Vaisakha masa is the best and receives priority. The rituals performed and decoration made are awesome and lakhs of persons from far and near ,visit on this temple's gala festival day. The temple contains a hundred pillared hall adorned with excellent sculptural representations.

Among the marvels that deserve appreciation, here lies the double pillars beautified with figures of riders on horse back, and stone chains cut in a single granite. It has another attraction. The carving of a lizard on the ceiling of a big hall draws Hindu pilgrims most to venerate it by touching, under the belief that evil affects them not, even that obnoxious creature falls on them by accident. The Vijayanagara kings, who built all these superb gem of a temple left a rich heritage serving both to devotees and art-lovers. The holy temple tanks are called Vegavathi river, Anantha Saras, Sesha Saras, Varaha Saras, Brahma Sands, I'adma Saras and Agni Kusala Saras.

This lies in Vishnukanchi, an integral part of Kancheepuiam of Tamil Nadu, accessible by city bus, auto etc. from the bus stand or station.


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