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Sri Oppiliappan Temple, Tiruvinnagaram - Divya Desam

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In his ecstacy while praising the Lord, Nammalwar could not bear the separation with Oppiliappan. The Lord in His kindness, Himself embressed the Alwar, shared His happness with his devotee and decided to stay here permanently. This is how the Alwar's verses in praise of this Lord have been interpreted by ancient commentators. Further, in 9 of his verses in Tiruvaimozhi in praise of this Lord, Nammalwar has highlighted that God is dwelling even in mutually conflicting objects and thereby the Lord harmonises mutually contradictory objects. Tirumangai Alwar in his first decad eulogising the Lord here, observes that if only he can have the divine vision of the Lord, he would not desire family life here. He emphasises this point by repeating the same in 9 out of 10 verses. Those who had divine vision of the Lord here were Garuda, Kaveri River, Dharma devata and sage Markandeya, according to Purana. Vimanam: It is named as Suddhananda, meaning "pure happiness". Devotees who…

Thiru Naraiyur - Nachiyar Kovil - Divya Desam

Garudan (Kal Garudan)The beautiful stone idol of the  Garuda, which gains weight stage when taken out for a procession and reduces back to its normal weight while coming towards the temple. The excellent collection of copper idols of Various gods. Alwars and other important kings. Moolavar: The Moolavar of this sthalam is Thirunarayur Nambi. Also called as Srinivasan and Vasudevan. The Moolavar is giving his seva in standing posture being ready to marry the Thaayar, facing east (Kalyana thirukkolam). Prathyaksham for Medavi Munivar and Brahma devan.  Thayaar: The Thayaar found in this sthalam is Vanjulavalli Naachiyar. She is found next to the Moolavar in Garbhagriham ( Moolavar Sannadhi ). No Separate Sannidi for Thayar) Mangalasasanam: Thirumangai - 110 Paasurams.
Pushkarani: Mani mukthi Nadhi Theertham.Aniruddha Theertham.Pradhyumna Theertham.Samba Theertham.Sankarshana Theertham.Vimanam:
Srinivasa Vimaanam.

Sringeri

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We visited Sringeri on 21st and 22nd od Dec 2011 and Got The Blessings of  Jagathguru Sri Bharathi Tirtha Mahasamiji. It was a Blissful Visit to Sringeri Muth and Temples There. The Premises on  Banks of River Thunga is showered with Divinity, Calmness, Quietness, and whole atmosphere is spiritually charged.  When AdiSankarachaya  came to Sringeri, he saw an unusual sight on the banks of the Tunga. A cobra was seen spreading out its hood over a frog in labour pains, to give it shadow from the scorching mid-day sun. Struck with the sanctity of the place, which could infuse love between natural adversaries, the Acharya chose this very location to establish His first Math.Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada established the first of the four Amnaya Peethams1 at Sringeri more than twelve centuries ago to foster the sacred tradition of Sanatana Dharma.
Sri Kappe Shankara - A Shrine on the banks of the Holy Tunga river in memory to the
glorious sight witnessed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya; A …

Chinmaya Tapovan Ashram - Sidhabari - Himalayas

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Chinmaya Tapovan Ashram Chinmaya Tapovan is a modern day ashram situated at the foothills of the majestic Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas. It is about 10 km from Dharamsala, in Himachal Pradesh.
Situated on the banks of Bindu Saras, the ashram was founded by late Swami Chimayananda, a great exponent of the Gita. The ashram complex has a 9 m high image of Lord Hanuman, a Ram temple, a meditation hall, a school, and a health and recreation center.
Nestling in the spectacular Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas is the Chinmaya Tapovan Ashram, one of the many retreats of the Chinmaya Mission. Apart from its importance in being a center of the Sandeepany Vedanta course, camps, and the Chinmaya Rural Primary Health and Training Center, this ashram is special as this is also Swami Chinmayananda's last resting-place, who attained Mahasamadhi in August 1993 .

The ashram is named after the guru of Swami Chinmayananda, Swami Tapovan Maharaj. Located in the scenic Himalayan mountain ranges, wi…

Sholingur Yoga Narasimhar

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Yoga Narasimha Templeis in Sholingur Tamil Nadu
Its original name was Kadikachalam or Chozhasimhapuram. Sri Yoga Narashimha Swamy temple at sholingur in vellore District is a famous pilgrimage spot.It is believed traditionally that worshipping the lord at this temple would relieve the devotees from various ailments.Especially those who suffer from mental illness and evil spirits visits to this temple for special worship and many of them have experienced the relief from their sorrows.(Matrimonial Matching Success - Issueless(childless) Couples are blessed by the Lord) Sholingur village has two hills on which the temples are started.On the main hill,which has 1305 steps and is about 750 feet high,the temple of sri Yoga Narasimhar with goddess Amruthavalli is situated.There is also a Temple for Sri yoga Anjaneyar on the small hill, which is about 350 feet High. The temples will be Open between 8 am to 5.30 pm



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ஓங்கி உலகளந்த உத்தமன் Thiruppavai - Pasuram 3 - Oongi UlakaLaNtha Uththaman.

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3. ஓங்கிஉலகளந்தஉத்தமன்

ஓங்கிஉலகளந்தஉத்தமன்பேர்பாடி
நாங்கள்நம்பாவைக்குச்சாற்றிநீராடினால்
தீங்கின்றிநாடெல்லாம்திங்கள்மும்மாரிபெய்து
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பூங்குவளைப்போதில்பொறிவண்டுகண்படுப்பத்
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