Ayodhya, Gaya, Nalanda and Patna /Sonpur

Ayodhya:Akaaro Brahmatah proktam YakaaroVishnuruchyate, Dhakaaro Rudra rupascha Ahodhyaanaama raajate/ Sarvopa Paatakairyuktair rahmahatyaadi paatakai, Na yodhyaa shaktate yasmaattaam ayodhyaam tato viduh/ (Skanda Purana, Vaishnava Khanda Ayodhyaa) Ayodhyaa is defined as ‘ A- kaara is Brahma, Ya-kaara is Vishnu and Dha-kaara is… Continue Reading

Dhanushkoti , Darbha Shayana, Devi Pattana

       Skanda Purana in Setu Mahatnmya describes Dhanushkoti Mahatmya as follows: Dakshinaambunidhou punye Rama Setou vimuktade, Dhanushkotiriti khyatam Tirthamasti vimuktidam/ Brahma hatya suraapaana swarnasteya vinaashanam,Gurutalpaga samsarga doshanaapi naashanam/ Kailaasaadi pada praapti kaaranam paramaarthadam, Sarvakaama -midam pumsaam runa daaridra naashanam/ Dhanurkotirdhanishkotirdhanushkotiriteeranaat, … Continue Reading

Madurai, Sundara Raja Perumal, Tiruppuramkunnam, Alagar Koil, and Shiva Kashi Madurai, Sundara Raja Perumal, Tiruppuramkunnam, Alagar Koil, and Shiva Kashi:

Madurai: Situated on the banks of River Vaigai with historical links with the Kings of Pandyas and Cholas and with illlustrious architecture and monuments, Madurai is the famed Abode of Devi Meenakshi and Sundareshwara the alternate forms of Shiva and… Continue Reading

Srivilliputtur, Shankaranayanar koil, Tenkashi, Kutralam, Tirunalveli, Tiruchendur and Totadri

                  Srivilliputtur: Famed for Rangamannar Mandir, this Place is some 16 km from Viruddhunagar the birthplace of Perialwar Vishnuchitta Swami, whose daughter Andal or Godamba, stated to be of Devi Lakshmi’s Manifestation. This hallowed Place is the abode of… Continue Reading