Miracle of Tiruchendur Lord Muruga

Hari Om Dutch pirates who looted Tiruchendur temple during 17th century had broken the granite statues and taken away Panchaloka idol of Arumuga Peruman to their ship. Suddenly there was heavy storm and rain. Being afraid of this sudden development they tied the idol in a rope and dropped it in the sea. The storm … Continue reading Miracle of Tiruchendur Lord Muruga

FAQ: When we visit Tirumala-Tirupati, whose Dharshan should we have first – Sri Balaji or Padmavathi Thayar?

Hari Om It is always preferred to visit first Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple at Tiruchanur (lower Tirupati). If one visits Sri Padmavathi Temple, before 9 am it will not be that much crowded and one can have peaceful Darsan of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari (Alamelu Mangai Thayar). If one visits by 4 PM, through by buying … Continue reading FAQ: When we visit Tirumala-Tirupati, whose Dharshan should we have first – Sri Balaji or Padmavathi Thayar?

108 Divya Desams – The 108 powerful Sri Vishnu Temples

Hari Om A Divya Desam or Vaishnava Divya Desam is one of the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works of the Alvars (saints).  Alvars and Divyaprabhanda The word azhwar in Tamil, means one who immerses oneself into the ocean of the countless attributes of god.  Azhwars are considered the twelve supreme devotees of Vishnu, who were instrumental in popularising  Vaishnavism during the 5th-8th centuries AD.  The … Continue reading 108 Divya Desams – The 108 powerful Sri Vishnu Temples

Thiru Narayana Perumal in Melkote – Powerful Kretha Yuga Temple

Hari OM Located in Mandya District, Karnataka, 35 km north of Srirangapatna on the banks of the Cauvery, at the foot of Yadava Giri, Thiru Narayana Perumal temple in Melkote dates back to the Kretha Yuga and is referred to as Dakshina Badri. Brahma’s sons Sanatkumaras brought their father’s pooja idol ‘Lord Narayana’ and installed … Continue reading Thiru Narayana Perumal in Melkote – Powerful Kretha Yuga Temple

AHOBILAM – The Most Powerful Narasimhaswamy Temple

Hari Om Lord Vishnu – Narasimha Avatar Lord Vishnu is known to have taken ten incarnations to destroy evil and stop their reign over the earth. Collectively, the avatars of Vishnu are known as dasavatara  (10 avatars). Lord Vishnu is considered as the preserver and protector with his primary goal to bring peace and prosperity everywhere. These avatars … Continue reading AHOBILAM – The Most Powerful Narasimhaswamy Temple

The Chidambara Rahasya (Chidakasa or Tiruchitrambalam) – The Divine Secret

Hari Om Lord Siva is worshipped in Chidambaram as a formless presence, Akasa Lingam. Chidambaram is an ancient centre of religion and culture. Siva is worshipped at Chidambaram in the dancing aspect as Nataraja. Ardra Darsana, one of the most important festivals of South India, is celebrated every year at Chidambaram, in the month of … Continue reading The Chidambara Rahasya (Chidakasa or Tiruchitrambalam) – The Divine Secret

The powerful Kalikambal Temple of Chennai

Hari Om The Kalikambal temple is in the heart of Chennai, in George Town. This temple enshrines Kalikambal (Kamakshi) and Kamateswarar (Shivji) and a host of other deities. The Kalikambal The history of the temple dates back to a few hundred years. It is said that the original location of this temple was closer to … Continue reading The powerful Kalikambal Temple of Chennai

Siruvapuri Murugan Temple

Hari Om Siruvapuri Balasubramanyaswamy temple is one of the most powerful temples of Lord Muruga or Karthikeya. It is located about 40 kms from Chennai on Chennai-Kolkata highway.  The temple is of significant importance and relevance with its history from the epic Ramayana. It is believed that Lava and Kusa, the sons of Rama resided in this place. When Rama was passing this location, … Continue reading Siruvapuri Murugan Temple

The Ashta Veeratta Shivji Temples

Hari Om In Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva is considered the most powerful and is often referred to as “Maha Dev.” He is regarded as the father symbol of the whole universe. Being devoted to Lord Shiva and chanting his name and prayers keep the mind calm and free of worries and destroys all negativity. There … Continue reading The Ashta Veeratta Shivji Temples