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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
Srivilliputhur Tirupparan- kunram
Madhurai Rameswaram
Darbhasayanam Tiruvadanai
Avadayar Koil Kaliyar Koil
Azhagar Koil

Palani

Tiruchirapalli Tiruvanaikkaval
Srirangam Tanjore
Punnainallur Tiruvalanchuzhi
Swamimalai Dharasuram
Saktimuttam Patteswaram
Mannargudi Vedaranyam
Tirunallar Karaikal
Tirukkadaiyur Mayavaram
Vaitheeswaran Koil Pullavane- swaram
Chayavanam Tiruvengadu
Shiyali Chidambaram
Tiruppatiripuliyur Tiruvannamalai
Kiratamar- jareswaram Madurantakam
Cheyyur Kancheepuram
Tirukkazhuk- kunram Mahabalipuram
Tirupporur Tiruvadantai
Tiruvanmiyur Mylapore
Triplicane Vadapalani
Tiruvottiyur Tirumullaivayil
Tiruvallur Tiruttani
Uppilliappan Koil Kumbakonam
Glossary Biblography
Major Sections
Temples & Legends Of India
Andhrapradesh
Maharastra
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Tamilnadu

Bengal

Assam
Bihar
Somanatha

PALANI

This shrine is referred to as the third of the six and many other favourite hill resorts of
Muruga, in the Tirumurugarruppadai. Nakkeerar, the poet, praises the spot in many lines and gives a description of
the aerial procession i gods and goddesses of surpassing beauty. The hero of course is Muruga the warlord of the gods, in whose train the other celestials follow.

Krittika Nakshatram, is the most propitious time for worshipping Karttikeya or Lord Subrahmanya.Astral influences are highest
during Krittika and other festival occasions when lakhs of people visit the place. (The, sanctity of the temple and efficacy of prayer at this hill temple ha far and wide.
It is said that as many as 700 abhishekam are done in Krittika days and hundreds daily. But the slim figure of Muruga has
withstood their effects for centuries, most miraculously, beyond human explanation. 

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