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Aalayangal: Tiruvarur Temples!

Long back, we went to a certain temple in Thiruvarur District.2 temples in a day. Koothanur - The town is located at a distance of 25 kilometres from Tiruvarur. A temple for Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of learning is situated in this place. Koothanur is the only temple in Tamil Nadu for the goddess Saraswati. Saraswati… Continue reading Aalayangal: Tiruvarur Temples!

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Renovation & Rejuvenation: Temple Kumbabhishegam

The temple consecration is called the kumbhabhishekam. Literally, this formidable term means the “sprinkling” (abhishekam) of the temple with sacred water carried in a “water-pot” (kumbha).  This is the very important ritual for a newly built temple and also this happens once every 12 years, and it is a beautiful time to see the temple would have been… Continue reading Renovation & Rejuvenation: Temple Kumbabhishegam