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7DX Theatre

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Places of Interest


Ekambareswar KoilKailasanathar Temple : It means the temple of the Lord of Mt.Kailash dedicated to Lord Siva. Pallava King Rajasimha started the work and Mahendravarman III completed it in the 8th century. It is made up of a Typical Pallava style of a Pyramidal Tower, pillared halls and a vestibule. More than 50 small shrines are enshrined in this temple complex. It is believed, by visiting this temple, devotees get rid of the ill effects of Planet Ketu.

Varadaraja Perumal Temple : A 23 acre temple complex , with 19 vimanams and around 400 pillared halls, dedicated to Varadarajaperumal or Vardaraja Swamy. One of the 108 Divya Desam and all the 12 Alwars have visited and have sung hymns in praise of the Lord. The Bhramotsavam during (May/June) is the main festival of the temple.

Vaikunta Perumal Temple : Temple of Lord Vishnu called as Vaikunta Perumal, built by Nandivarman dates back to 8th century. This temple is under the care of Archaeology Department, Govt. of India. Vaikunda Ekadasi is the most important festival of the temple.

Ulagalanda Perumal : This temple was built by Jayam Konda Cholan. This incarnation of Lord Vishnu is called as the Vamana Avatharam. This talks about the Divine happening of measuring the entire universe [ulagu = world ; alantha=measured] in one step by Lord Vishnu in the form of a Brahman, as a gift from King Mahabli. The Sanctum Sanctorum has a 35 foot Idol of Lord Vishnu.

Ashtabuja Perumal Temple : Deviating from the normal posture with four arms, Lord Vishnu is in standing posture with 8 arms called as as Ashtabuja Perumal. The temple is one of the 108 Divyadesams of Perumal. A separate Mangalasasanam [hymns] is addressed to Goddess by Azhwar only in this temple.


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