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Gratitude Is The Vitamin For My Soul ….. #GratitudeCircleBlogHop #MondayMusings

Gratitude Is The Vitamin For My Soul ….. #GratitudeCircleBlogHop #MondayMusings

    Wow, What a wonderful November month. Feeling great even in the down times is awesome. I’m blessed that I’ve remembered to be grateful all the time. The list of things that I’m grateful for in my life …….   Gratitude Is The Vitamin For My Soul …….   Celebrations: November is a month of birthdays and parties. And I am so happy that we celebrated our birthdays (my hubby ‘s and mine ) in most loving way. So blessed for the love,…

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Kollur Sri Mookambika Temple

Kollur Sri Mookambika Temple

Front View of Temple Holy Name : Sri Mookambika Temple God : – Goddess :  Sri Mookambika or Mother Saraswathi Location : Kollur, Udupi District, Karnataka, India Sri Mookambika Devi History & Importance : Historically, the temple is at least 1200 years old. The Goddess Mookambika is in the form of Jyotir-Linga incorporating both Shiva and Shakthi. The Panchaloha image (five element mixed metal) of the Goddess on Shree Chakra is stated to have been consecrated by Adi Shankaracharya. There is an exquisite sculpture of Panchamukha Ganesha. Mookambika Temple…

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7 Days Kindness Challenge – Day 2

7 Days Kindness Challenge – Day 2

I am happy that I have taken up the 7 Days Kindness Challenge from Kindness Blog. My son Mitesh school gave tree saplings to all students  and insisted to plant in our neighborhood. An innovative idea for making kids to love trees and their environment. Mithu planted his Tamarind Tree sapling in Anumar Temple. He is very much expecting to see its growth. Interested friends are welcome to join this challenge ….

Suriyanarkoil Arulmigu Sri Suriyanar Temple

Suriyanarkoil Arulmigu Sri Suriyanar Temple

Holy Name : Arulmigu Sri Suriyanar Temple God : Sri Siva Suriyan, Sri Suryanarayanaswamy Goddess :  Sri Ushadevi, Sri ( Pradyushadevi ) Chayadevi Location : Suriyanarkoil, Tanjavur District, Tamlnadu, India History & Importance : Temple for the Navagrahas, the nine planets. Of the nine grahas, the primary position is given to Lord Surya which is why the first day of the week is said to be Sunday. Lord Sun graces in the temple facing west with a Lotus on both hands accompanied by His consorts Ushadevi on the left…

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Tirunelveli Arulmigu Nellaiappar ,Arultharum Kanthimathi Ambal Temple

Tirunelveli Arulmigu Nellaiappar ,Arultharum Kanthimathi Ambal Temple

Holy Name : Arulmigu Nellaiappar , Arultharum Kanthimathi Ambal Temple God : Sri Nellaiappar , Sri Venda Valarndhanathar, Swamy Venunathar, Sri Nelveli Nathar Goddess :  Sri Kanthimathi Ammai, Sri Vadivudaya Ammai, Sri Kamakottamudaya Naachiyaar Location :Tirunelveli, Tirunelveli District, Tamlnadu, India   History & Importance : The temple complex consist of two huge temples, one for Lord Shiva (Nellaiappar temple) and the other for his consort Parvathi (Kanthimathi Ammai temple). These two temples are linked by a big terraced hall namely Sangili Mandapam that has life sized sculptures adoring the…

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Sankarankovil Sri Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple

Sankarankovil Sri Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple

  Holy Name : Sri Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple God : Sri Sankaralingam, Sri Sankara Narayana Swamy Goddess : Sri Gomathi Amman Location : Sankarankovil, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India. Thala Virutcham :  Punnai History & Importance : Sankara Narayana Temple features a magnificent 9 tier Rajagopuram. The temple depicts the concept of Hari (Vishnu) and Hara (Shiva) being one God. Amman went on penance on the earth to see “Lord Shiva” & “Lord Vishnu” together hence known as Sankara Narayanar.The right portion of the idol has sandal…

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Tiruchendur Sri Subrahmanya Swami Temple

Tiruchendur Sri Subrahmanya Swami Temple

Holy Name : Sri Subrahmanya Swami Temple God : Sri Subramaniya Swamy, Sri Shanmugar Urchavar : Sri Jeyanthinaathar, Sri Kumaara Vitankar, Sri Alaivaay Perumaal Goddess : Sri Valli, Sri Deivanai Location : Tiruchendur, Tuticorin District, Tamil Nadu, India History & Importance : Of the Aaarupatai Veetu of Lord Muruga, Tiruchendur alone is situated in the seashore; the other five are hill temples. According to Skanda puranam this is second among the six shrines of Kumara or the Arupadaiveedu. Tiruchendur temple is believed to be a commemeration…

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Sri Sivasailanathar and Sri Paramakalyani Ambal Temple

Sri Sivasailanathar and Sri Paramakalyani Ambal Temple

Holy Name : Sri Sivasailanathar and Sri Paramakalyani Ambal Temple God : Sri Sivasailanathar, Sri Sailanatha Swamy , Sri Athreeswarar Goddess : Sri Paramakalyani Ambal Location :Sivasailam near Alwarkurichi, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India History & Importance : Shiva Linga is found with his tresses. West facing Shiva temple.  A Tevara Vaippu Stalam temple. A majestic temple covering a large area with so many big idols The sages Athri and Bringi worshiped Shiva in this temple. Athri’s ashram is found on top of the…

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Kalugumalai Sri Kalugasalamoorthy Temple

Kalugumalai Sri Kalugasalamoorthy Temple

Holy Name : Sri Kalugasalamoorthy Temple God : Sri Kalugasala Moorthi ( Sri Murugan ) Goddess : Sri Valli, Sri Deivanai Location : Kalugumalai, Tuticorin District, Tamil Nadu, India History & Importance : Lord Muruga gives darsan here with six hands, but one head. Unlike in other temples, the images of Valli and Devasena in standing posture are installed opposite to Murugan, instead of the places right and left to him.  The walls are adorned with the carvings of beautiful figures. Famous rock cut…

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Arulmigu Shenbagavalli Poovananathar Temple

Arulmigu Shenbagavalli Poovananathar Temple

Holy Name : Arulmigu Shenbagavalli Poovananathar Temple God : Sri Poovananathar Goddess : Sri Shenbagavalli Location : Kovilpatti, Tuticorin District, Tamilnadu, India History & Importance : Sri Rama offered his worship in this temple.The name, Poovananathar was derived from the worship of two snake leaders Thungan and Padhuman. Goddess Shenbagavalli’s royal standing and promising posture adds more grace to the temple.Though Mother-goddess is in standing form, Alankaras (dressing) is done as if in a sitting form.The temple was built by King Shenbagan whose name the…

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