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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
Darbhasayanam Tiruvadanai
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Tirunallar Karaikal
Tirukkadaiyur Mayavaram
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Chayavanam Tiruvengadu
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Kiratamar- jareswaram Madurantakam
Cheyyur Kancheepuram
Tirukkazhuk- kunram Mahabalipuram
Tirupporur Tiruvadantai
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Triplicane Vadapalani
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KANYAKUMARI

To split this seemingly indivisible particle, the infinite power to Sakti is necessary. Uranium extracted from this monozite sand splits this indivisible particle. Is this not then the manifestation of the miraculous power of the Supreme?

Another version about the origin of the Kanyakumari temple is as Follows: -

There was a virgin by name Pushpakasi. She was very much devoted to Lord Siva and by her stern penance attained Sayujya Moksha. Sayujya Moksha means entering heaven with human body and remaining in human form with the Supreme lord.

Bana the Asura had won a boon that he could not be killed by anyone other than a Kannika (virgin). It became a problem how to arrest his depredations and save mankind. People approached Lord Siva for redress. Lord Siva knew that only a virgin could kill this Banasura. !

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