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Temples For The Triple Sects
Author Palani...
Tiruchendur.... Tirupparakundram....
Tiruttani.... Palamudircholai...
Swamimalai.... Ilanji....
Gatikachalam... Rettipatti...
Chinnaalapatti... Yettikudi...
Enkan.... Kumaragiri...
Konkanagiri.... Ratnagiri....
kunrakudi... Vaideeswaran Koil...
Kumarakoil... Madras...
Vadapalani... Kandakottam...
Kanchi Kumarakottam... Kanchamalai....
Sivanmalai... Kapilarmalai...
Tindalmalai... Kalugumalai....
Surilimalai... Viralimalai...
Kudimiyamalai.... Marudamalai...
Tiruvannamalai... Sennimalai...
Vallimalai.... Tirumalai....
Tiruporur... Kielvelur....
Chettikulam.... Tiruvidaikuli....
Yelathur.... Karamadai....
Andavarkuppam.... Sikkal....
Mailam... Voilur....
Tirumurugan Poondi... Tiruchengodu....
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Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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KALUGUMALAI - MURUGAN TEMPLE

Kalugumalai Muruga Bhagawan is the much sought-after daivam for reasons more than one. This hilly tract surrounded by dense forests is the habitat of eagles and one can see numerous big size eagles flying about in this area always. `Kalugu', the Tamil word stands for eagle and 'Malai' for hill. Hence this name is quite appropriate. Lord Muruga gives darsan here with six hands, but one head. This is another special factor that lures ardent devotees in large number. Thirdly, 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. And are looking upon him with reverent eyes. Finally, there are many images of several adorable gods in the cave and they are drawing attention. The walls are adorned with the carvings of beautiful figures that are detaining the visitors long. Nityanaimithika worship is offered with great devotional fervour. Periodical festivals are celebrated on a grand scale. Several awe-some sports of Muruga were demonstrated, and they lift duhkartis to their heart's contentment. Hence unprecedented popularity.

 

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