Nagaresu Kanchi-Sri Devarajaswami Perumal Koil : Part 7

(A Day with Varadan) A Typical Day at Kanchi Sri Devaraja Perumal Koil Part-7 At Kanchi Sri Varadaraja Perumal a typical day begins at about 6.00 a.m. Even before that devotees wait outside Tondaradipodi ,the corridor at the entrance after crossing the dwaja sthambam.At about 5.45a.m. a swami belonging to the Thathachariar lineage takes the silver More...

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By Mugunthan On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi-Sri Devarajaswami Perumal Koil : Part 6

Nadathur ammal kalakshepa mandapam After coming out of the lizard room we find ourselves in a corridor with a collonade of pillars. We have on the walls murals which have been restored recently by the ASI conservationists.This More...

By Mugunthan On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi-Sri Devarajaswami Perumal Koil : Part 5

After coming out of the door before descending the steps we have to proceed to our left and seek Narasimha deva on a pillar. There is a lamp burning in an enclosed glass case and lamps lit at His Feet. Locals whisper More...

By Mugunthan On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi-Sri Devarajaswami Perumal Koil : Part 4

Yaaga salai As we proceed clockwise we have to climb a flight of steps to reach the ‘yaaga salai’ This is an enclosed structure with homa kundams and is the place where yagyams are performed . This More...

By Mugunthan On Friday, November 18th, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi-Sri Devarajaswami Perumal Koil : Part 3

Sannidhis in Azhwar Prakaram  As we move by the side of Chakrathazhwar sannidhi and the nandavanam which is usually kept locked we reach the sannidhi of Nammazhwar. Nammazhwar at Kanchi is unique because the divya More...

By Mugunthan On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi-Sri Devarajaswami Perumal Koil : Part 2

Nagaresu Kanchi-Sri Devaraja Perumal koil: Part-2   Anantha Saras   The temple tank is called Anantha Saras or the Lake of Anantha. Anantha or Sesha as we all know is a nityasuri who is ever waiting to serve More...

By Mugunthan On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi-Sri Devarajaswami Perumal Koil : Part 1

Nagaresu Kanchi-Sri Devaraja Perumal koil  Part-1 Perumal koil is what we call Kanchi Varadaraja’s temple. What does Perumal mean? It refers to ‘The Supreme’. Sage Brighu has proved who is More...

By Mugunthan On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Nagareshu Kanchi- Thirupadagam Pandava Dhootha Perumal temple

Nagareshu Kanchi-Tirupaadagam  Pandava dhoothan temple (The Lord as an Emissary) Sthala Puranam Perumal declares openly ‘Aham Bhakta Paradeenan’ that is He will do anything for His bhaktha. He depicts More...

By Mugunthan On Saturday, September 10th, 2016
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Nagareshu Kanchi Pachaivannan and Pavalavannan Perumal Temple

Nagareshu Kanchi Pachaivannan and  Pavalavannan (Emerald and Coral hued Perumal)  Pachaivannan Temple entrance-Pachaivannar temple Situated very close to Kanchipuram railway station are two temples for Perumal More...

By Mugunthan On Saturday, May 7th, 2016
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Nagareshu Kanchi- Tiruthanka (Thoopul) Part-2- Swami Desikan Avathara Sthalam

Nagareshu Kanchi- Tiruthanka (Thoopul) Part-2 , Swami Desikan temple Just adjacent to Deepaprakasa temple we have a temple for swami Desikan. Desika means guru but perhaps because he is the greatest of gurus More...