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Srimushnam Bhoo Varaha swamy

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Srimushnam Bhoo Varaha swamy
Located 35kms West of Chidambaram in the Kattu Mannar Koil Taluk is the historical Bhoo Varaha Swamy temple in Sri Mushnum. Unlike typical moolavar deities in Vishnu temples, the Lord here is in the form of a small idol signifying the Varaha Avataaram. A visit even once to this temple and sincere prayers to Lord Bhoo Varahaswamy is said to help attain moksham in this lifetime, such is the power of Bhoo Varahar.
We worshiped PerumaL on 14th August 2011. 


The main deity is not a sculpted idol but an udbhavamurthy of saligrama shilai. It is said that lord vishnu resides in this particular place in three forms. One in the form of tree outside the temple, as the banks of the sacred tank (nithya pushkarni) and in the form of Bhoovaraha Swamy.


Varaha

Varaha (Sanskrit: वराह) is the third Avatar of the Hindu Godhead Vishnu, in the form of a Boar. He appeared in order to defeat Hiranyaksha, a demonwho had taken the Earth (Prithvi) and carried it to the bottom of what is …

Sri Vittal Rukmani Temple - Govindapuram

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Sri Vittal Rukmani Temple
The Temple is the result of Untiring Effort of Sri Vittal Das, Who has Constructed this Great Temple of This age, by Performing Namasankirthanam in many parts of India. This Temple in Govindapuram Village (Dhakshina Pandari Puram)  , about 15 Kms from Kumbakonam, in Thanjavur District.The Gopuram (main tower) of the Temple is 132 ft tall. The sight of the huge Gopuram is a divine treat to watch.A huge Kalasam crowns the Maha Gopuram. The Kalasam itself is 18 ft high.Mahamandapam, where Swamy’s Palli Arai (Sayana Mandapam) is constructed - is an unique structure, as it has an Artistic Dome, which is visible from inside too. The Dome is of South Indian architectural design.Vasantha Mandapam is a piller less huge hall, where Namasankeerthanam, Bhajans, Upanyasams and various uthsavams like Radha Kalyanam etc., will be held. This hall can accommodate more than 2000 Bakthas at a time . The ceiling of the vasantha Mandapm is decorated with fiber class Printing.The …