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Tamilnadu Temples History and Popular Temples in Tamilnadu


Posted Date: 22-Mar-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Temples    
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Article about Tamilnadu temples history and Popular Temples in Tamilnadu gives the details of Origin of Bhakti,Origin of Temples and tamilnadu temple architecture style, list of famous and Popular Temples in Tamilnadu and Temple Tour of Tamilnadu



Origin of Bhakti in Tamilnadu Temples History


Temples in Tamilnadu are marked features of landscape not only in important cities and towns, but also in small obscure villages. Any small hillock on the highway, even if there is no habitation around it, has an ancient temple built on its top. It all begins during the age of 'Bhakti" and many of these temples were patronized by the kings and local rich men. Visiting scared places for worship has been custom and common practice. Thus, such pilgrimages have created a kind of national integration. Pilgrims who visit Kashi and Badari in the north make it a point to bring Ganga water for the bathing ceremony of Abhisheka and wordhip at Rameshwaram and Kanayakumari in Tamilnadu.

Origin of Temples in Tamilnadu Temples History


The Pallava king of Tondaimandalam, the northern part of Tamilnadu constituted the excavated shore temples in the seventh century. The Rathas in Mahabalipuram constitute the style persevered of those times. The great era of temple building which started on modern lines about 500A.D and culminated in the great Temples in Madurai or Rameshwaram correspond in many respects to a similar movement in Europe during the middle ages.

Speciality of Tamilnadu Temples


The necessity of worship may vary from person to person according to their mind and living location. Tamilnadu people have great faith in god and they usually do prayer everyday especially in friday. Each day is considered as special for each god, the special poojas eill be held during this days. Nearly every one who visits Tamilnadu temples returns with the impression that this is the land of temples. The oldest temples in Tamilnadu trace their history much earlier than the Christian era. There is a tradition even accepted by the geologist and scientists that the tip of India extended farther south beyond Cape Comorin and connected with South Africa, the Cape of Good Hope.

Popular Temples in Tamilnadu


Here is the list of popular Temples in Tamilnadu. In Tamilnadu temple tour the following places are considered as very important places of worship in Tamilnadu.

• Srivaikunthanthor Temple, Tirunelveli
• Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam
• Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram
• Ramalinga Temple, Chidambaram
• Meenakshi Temple, Madurai
• Kumari Amman Temple, KanyaKumari
• Nellaiappar Temple, Tirunelveli
• Kailashnath Temple, Kanchipuram
• Varadaraja temple, Kanchipuram
• Brihadeswara Temple, Thanjavur
• Thanumalayam Temple, Suchindram

Temple Tour of Tamilnadu


Visiting the above great temples of Tamilnadu, one is struck their massiveness of proportion and excellence of craftsmanship found in their pillars, sculptures, ceilings, towers and frieze-laden walls. The visitor stands amazed at the superhuman patience which generations of artisans have bestowed on their construction and their primary magnificence which made them possible. Temple tour of Tamilnadu. gives an amazing experience to each and every visitor who expecting their holy experience.
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