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Temples & Legends Of Tamilnadu
Preface Author
Introduction Kanyakumari
Gandhi Mandapam Maruda Malai
Suchindram Nagercoil
Tiruchendur Alwar Tirunagari
Srivaikuntam Nanguneri
Krishnapuram Tirunelveli
Papanasam Sankaranayinar Koil
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Madhurai Rameswaram
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Chayavanam Tiruvengadu
Shiyali Chidambaram
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Cheyyur Kancheepuram
Tirukkazhuk- kunram Mahabalipuram
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KANYAKUMARI

The preparations for the marriage were afoot. Midnight was fixed as the auspicious time for the marriage. The God started from Suchindram. With all pomp and splendor. Narada now played his trick. He assumed the form of a cock and crowed, announcing the approach of dawn. The God had to retrace His steps in great disappointment, as it was already dawn and the auspicious hour had passed away.

On the other hand, Goddess Kanyakumari, in all Her bridal glory, was awaiting the arrival of Lord of Suchindram. The approach of the auspicious hour kept Her in great eagerness. The hour fixed for the wedding was nearing its end and yet Her Lord did not arrive. When it was dawn, She gave up hope. But in a rage, she cursed the articles brought for the general feeding and they turned into seashells and sand.

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