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Mamallapuram sea region was once dense with forests. Sage Pundareeka was performing penance here. He saw lotus flowers in a tank nearby and wanted them to be placed at the feet of Lord Narayana in the Milk Ocean-Tiruparkadal. Picking up the flowers, he proceeded to Tiruparkadal but the sea obstructed his march. To make way, he began to dry the sea by removing the water day and night. This went on for years. Tired, he cried “Oh Lord Parandhama, if I am your true devotee, let the sea dry and make way for me and till such time I reach you these flowers should not fade off.” His mind was completely set on Lord. Perumal appeared before him as an aged man.
The old man asked the sage to get him food as he was hungry. He also advised him to stop his impossible task and do something worthwhile. The sage asked the old man to hold his flower basket and wait till he brought food for him saying that he was determined to see Perumal in Tiruparkadal, place the flowers at His feet and would not rest till then. The sage went to bring food for the old man.
Before he returned, Perumal wore all the flowers on His Thirumeni – body – and was in his reclining posture. It was a pleasant shock for the sage to see his Lord and begged His pardon for making Him carry the flower basket and also begged to allow him at His feet. As Lord gave darshan in His reclining position, He is praised as Sthala Sayana (reclining) Perumal Know More...
நரசிம்ம உக்கிரம் உடைத்து வந்த பரமசிவம் பறவையாய் எழுந்த என் கோவே! ஹர ஹர எனச் சொல்லி ஆனந்தமாக்கி உன்னை உரத்த குரலில் கூவி அழைப்பேன் சாலுவேசா என்றே சிரம் இரண்டும் கண் மூன்றும் கூறிய மூக்குடனே கரம் நான்காய் எனைக் காத்தருளும் கருணாகரனே! பரம் பொருளே! சரபேசா!வாழி வாழியே!
A humble step to Collect info & history about the great temples built by our Ancestors. Below is the list of temples for which information has been collected.Kindly help us with the info you know.
- Uyyavantha Perumal Temple
- Thirunavaya Nava Mukunda Temple
- Thiruvelliangudi Sri Kolavilli Ramar Temple
- Sonna Vannam Seitha Perumal
- Thrikkakara Vamana Moorthy Temple
- Thiru Ooragam Ulagalantha Perumal
- Nithyakalyana Perumal temple
- Thirukadalmallai SthalaSayana Perumal
- Neer Vanna Perumal Thiruneermalai
- Appakudathan Temple
- Parimala Ranganathar Temple
- Ulagalantha Perumal Temple Tirukoyilur
- Sirupuliyur Arumakadal Perumal temple
- Adi Jagannatha Perumal Thirupullani
- Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple
108 Siva Kshetrams By Lord Parasurama
- Ganesh Temples
- Murugan Temples
- Shiva Temples
- Vishnu Temples
- Hanuman Temples
- Shakthi Temples
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