Meenakshi temple fire: Special team to look into impact of blaze; Hindu outfits demand relocation of shops

Madurai: A massive fire that broke out on the premises of the famous Meenakshi temple was put out in the early hours of Saturday and the devotees were allowed to offer the morning prayers. The fire reduced 40 shops to ashes. “The hall with 1,000 pillars, which houses the temple museum, has not suffered any damage,” District Collector Veera […]

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Golden Temple

Sripuram – The Golden Temple was built in a short span of 7 years. It was inaugurated on August 24, 2007. The consecration ceremony was witnessed by thousands of devotees. Since then, the temple has attracted hundreds of thousands of devotees; often breaching the 1 lakh mark on special occasions. The temple has also changed the […]

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Kaattu Azhagiya Singar Srirangam

Namperumal makes his annual trip to this temple on Vijayadasami evening Located 200 yards east of the Srirangam Railway Station is the Kaattu Azhagiya Singa Perumal temple in Srirangam. This temple dates back to a period prior to the Srirangam Ranganatha temple when this Kshetram was referred to as Velli Thirumutham. Only much later, after […]

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FAMOUS TEMPLES

Valangaiman History Some People believe that Mother Parasakthi took away the heat from the world and provided Rain to protect the lives on the Earth. They thought that Mother Parasakthi appeared in this world as Mariamman. Some thought that Mariamman was Renuga mother of Parasuraman. Others though that Mariamman was Sakthi who destroyed Marasuran. Some thought […]

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Thiruchendur Murugan Temple

Thiruchendur Murugan temple is known as the second Arupadai Veedu of Lord Muruga. Lord Muruga won the battle with the asura, Surapadma and worshipped Lord Shiva in this sacred place. The temple is situated along the shores of the Bay of Bengal. Normally, the Raja Gopuram will be in the eastern side of temples in […]

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Sri Trivikramaswamy Temple – Thirukovilur

About Temples: Those aspiring good position, those having lost their positions throng the temple for fulfillment of their prayers and they firmly believe the Lord would give them their wants. Devotees are relieved of the fear of enemies; get children and settlement of marriages. The Chakarathazhwar, being in the form of the Lord himself, eliminates […]

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Lanka Veera Hanuman

Hanuman Jayanthi is celebrated in the southern part of India during the Tamil month of Margazhi, Hanuman is seen as an embodiment of courage, true devotion, valour and loyalty and is worshipped not just in India, but in countries where the Indian diaspora are found. Hanuman’s contributions in the Ramayana legend are signifant and praiseworthy, […]

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164-year-old Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple restored in consecration ceremony witnessed by PM Lee

SINGAPORE – Hindu devotees to the iconic Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple in Little India will now be able to see the temple in its fully restored glory, with the completion of its $4.5 million restoration on Sunday morning (April 22). The 164-year-old temple – one of the oldest in Singapore – was re-sanctified in a consecration ceremony known as […]

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