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Mahabalipuram Temples

Mahabalipuram Temples

A cluster of many Pallava temples by the side of Bay of Bengal. This is World heritage site of UNESCO. During the Pallava period Mahabalipuram was an important commercial hub and a busy port. The…

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Brihadeeswara Temple, Thanjavur

Brihadeeswara Temple, Thanjavur

A celebrated abode of Lord Shiva in South India. The majestic Chola temple is a World Heritage Site of UNESCO- making it an important monument to be protected Internationally. The temple is built by Sri…

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Karumari Amman Temple, Thiruverkadu

Karumari Amman Temple, Thiruverkadu

Yet another temple of Goddess Durga in Chennai. Temple is popular for its snake worship. About 18 kilometers from Chennai. View Larger Map

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Kamakshi Amman, Mangadu

Kamakshi Amman, Mangadu

Another famous abode of Goddess Durga in Chennai city. Located on the suburb of Chennai city. View Larger Map

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Kalikambal Temple, Chennai

Kalikambal Temple, Chennai

An ancient centre of Goddess Durga worship. Originally, the temple situated on the sea shore but shifted to this place around British period. It is believed, Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj- the great Hindu warrior of Maratha…

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Swetha Ganapati Temple, Thiruvalanchuli

Swetha Ganapati Temple, Thiruvalanchuli

The temple is actually dedicated to Lord Shiva. But became famous for the Ganesh shrine by the side of the main shrine of Lord Shiva. Legend is related to the palazhi mathan (churning of the…

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Vatapi Ganapati Temple, Nannilam

Vatapi Ganapati Temple, Nannilam

The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. But it became famous after the Ganesha shrine near to the Shiva shrine. This Ganesh is known s Vatapi Ganapati. It became popular after the famous carnatic lyric…

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Lord Muruga Temple, Pazhamudircholai

Lord Muruga Temple, Pazhamudircholai

Legend is related to the Tamil poet and scholar Avvayar. For more on this temple click here

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Subramanya Temple,Thiruthani

Subramanya Temple,Thiruthani

The legend is that after killing the demon Tarkasura Lord Muruga came here to meditate. For more on this temple click here

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Subramanya Temple, Tirupparankunram

Subramanya Temple, Tirupparankunram

The legend tells us that after killing the demon Tarakasura at Tiruchendur Lord Muruga came here to take a rest. For more on this temple click here

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