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 facing each other  -  Pachaivannan  and Pavalavannan. While Pavalavanna Perumal has found mention in Azhwar pasurams and therefore considered More...

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By Sowmya On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi – Vaikunta Perumal Kovil (Parameswara Vinnagaram)

Vaikunta Perumal koil or Tiru Parameshwara Vinnagaram is situated near East Raja Street and is close to the Kanchipuram Bus Terminus. Since it is not on the main road one should ask for the location from locals. More...

By Sowmya On Monday, July 18th, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi (Ulagalandha Perumal Kovil)

Ulagalantha Perumal koil is located in Periya Kanchipuram close to Kamakshiamman temple. It is at a distance of 1km from the railway station and one can take an auto from the railway station. If one travels 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...

By Mugunthan On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Nagareshu Kanchi- Tiruthanka (Thoopul) Part-1- The Lord as Light (Deepaprakasar – Vilakoli Perumal)

Nagareshu Kanchi- Tiruthanka (Thoopul) Part-1- The Lord as Light (Deepaprakasar – Vilakoli Perumal) Many divyadesams in Kanchi arose because of Brahma’s ashvamedha yaagam which was disrupted by Saraswathi More...

By Sowmya On Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi (Thiruvekka – Sri Yathokthakari Swamy Temple)

On Tirukachi Nambi Street as we proceed from Varadarajaswami temple on the right side is situated Yathokthakari temple. It is on the opposite side of Ashtabhujakaram temple and can be reached by share-auto from More...

By Sowmya On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
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Travelogue: Thiruputkuzhi (Memorial To Jatayu)

Who has not been moved by the valiant fight Jatayu put up with Ravana when he abducted Seetha and was taking Her to Lanka? When Seetha-Rama and Lakshmana came to the forest (vanavasam) a vulture king by name Jatayu More...

By Sowmya On Saturday, February 6th, 2016
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Yoga Narasimha And Yoga Anjaneya On The Hills

Sholinghur or Gadikachalam is at a distance of about 50 km from Kanchipuram. Sholinghur is in Vellore district and can be reached by both rail and road. Though Sholinghur has a railway station few trains stop there More...

By Sowmya On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Nagaresu Kanchi (Thiruvelukkai – The Abode of Kamasika Hari)

‘Kama’ means desire and ‘ asika’ means seated. So Kamasika means Seated by His own desire (Swasankalpam). In Tamil Vel-wish and irrukkai means seated. Tiru refers to Lakshmi(Sri) who is More...

By Sowmya On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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Travelogues: Pazhayaseevaram

On the morning of November 1st we set out for Pazhaya Seevaram from Kanchipuram at about 7.00a.m. We took a share auto(Rs.7.00 each) to reach the main bus stand so as to get assured seats. We boarded a bus  going More...