Angavalanayagi (Dehasundari) Samedha Umamaheswarar temple, Konerirajapuram

The Angavalanayagi (Dehasundari) Samedha Umamaheswarar temple at Konerirajapuram is famous for the world’s largest bronze idol of Lord Nataraja. In the third avatar of Vishnu, Varaha, God defeated Hiranyaksha and retrieved Bhumidevi from the bottom of the cosmic ocean. The… Continue Reading

Thiruketheeswaram temple திருக்கேதீஸ்வரம், Manthoddam, Mannar, Sri Lanka

This is a sacred pre-historic temple  in Manthoddam situated in Mannar District about seven miles north of Mannar town in Sri Lamka. It is famous according to legends as the kovil where Ketu Bhagavan worshipped Siva or Lord Eeswaram. Hence this… Continue Reading

Sri Srikanteshwara Swamy Temple, Nanjangudu

Srikanteshwara Devasthana

This ancient old temple is dedicated to Lord Srikanteshwara (ಶ್ರೀಕಂಠೇಶ್ವರ) or Lord Nanjundeshwara (ನಂಜುಂಡೇಶ್ವರ) at Nanjangudu (ನಂಜನಗೂಡು). It is also known as “Dakshina Kashi” or “Varanasi/Prayag of South”. It is also one of the largest temple complexes in Karnataka. The temple… Continue Reading