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KeezhaPerumpalam : KethuTemple

KeezhaPerumpalam : KethuTemple

When Lord Vishnu crushed the demon Rahu, who tried to drink the nectar during Palazhimathan or churning of the milky ocean, the head portion became Rahu; the remaining body-part acquired a snake head and became…

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Thirunageswaram :  Rahu Temple

Thirunageswaram : Rahu Temple

In Hindu mythology Rahu is a demon. In astrology he is one among the Navagraha; though he along with Kethu, do not have a physical body like other grahas. He is the chief advisor to…

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Thirunallar :  Saneeswaran Temple (Saturn)

Thirunallar : Saneeswaran Temple (Saturn)

The Saturn or the Shanigraha is the most discussed among the Navgrahas. This is because everybody fears the ill effects of having an unfavorable Shani in one’s horoscope. Actually, Shani does not deserve this much…

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Kanchanur :  Sukran Temple ( Venus)

Kanchanur : Sukran Temple ( Venus)

Sukra in Sanskrit means clean or pure. He is the Guru of Asuras. He represents wealth: pleasure: reproduction: aesthetic senses: romance and sexuality: feminine qualities and fine arts. Sukradasa in an individual’s horoscope last for…

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Alangudi : Guru Temple (Jupiter)

Alangudi : Guru Temple (Jupiter)

This is a beneficial Graha. He is the Guru of Devas, also known as Brihaspathi. The associated element with this graha is Ether or Space which indicates vastness, growth and expansion. He is a teacher…

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Thiruvengadu : Budhan Temple ( Mercury)

Thiruvengadu : Budhan Temple ( Mercury)

Lord Budha is the son of Chandra. In Hindu astrology he is a beneficial graha. But if he joins a malefic graha he also becomes malefic. Lord Mahavishnu rules this graha. He represents communication skills:…

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VaitheeswaranKoil :  Mangala Temple ( Mars)

VaitheeswaranKoil : Mangala Temple ( Mars)

According to Hindu mythology, he is the son of Bhoomi Devi or the Earth. Also, known as Ankaraka; which means “one who is red in colour”. In Hindu astrology, he is malefic in nature, and…

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Thingalur  Temple : Chandra Temple ( Moon)

Thingalur Temple : Chandra Temple ( Moon)

There is an interesting legend behind the temple dedicated to Lord Chandra- the Moon. Lord Chandra married twenty seven daughters of DakshaPrajapati; but loved only one- Rohini. Daksha tried to correct Chandra, but he refused…

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SuryanarKoil : Surya Temple (Sun)

SuryanarKoil : Surya Temple (Sun)

The Sun worship is an age-old practice throughout the world. He is the visible god; one can see him, perceive him and feel him. In India too Sun worship is prevalent from time immemorial. In…

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Navagraha Temples of Tamil Nadu – Introduction

  The basis of Indian astrology or Jyotisha is the relationship between the movement of nine grahas into different Zodiac signs and its impact on the human beings. Grahas are believed to have cosmic influence…

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