Vadalur, town of Tamil Nadu - Informative & researched article on Vadalur, town of Tamil Nadu
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesIndian Cities

 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
States of India|Indian Cities|Beaches of India|Hill Stations in India|Forests in India
Home > Travel > Indian Cities > Cities of India > Cities of Tamil Nadu > Vadalur
Vadalur, town of Tamil Nadu
Vadalur is a panchayat town in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu.
 Vadalur, town of Tamil NaduVadalur is a panchayat town in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. This is an important town, which is associated with Saint Ramalinga Adigal, southwest of Cuddalore. He is the author of Thiruvarutpa and a spiritual superman of the past. He sang thousands of songs, which were known as 'Thiru Arutppa'. This district was named after him for sometime. He got settled in this place and built an octagonal structure called 'Satya Gnana Sabha' here in Vandalur.

He chose Vadalutr purposefully because one could see all the four towers of Chidambaram temple from here. Jothi or eternal light is worshipped here. There is also a dharmasala in Vadalur, which feeds all the people who come here. It is said that the heart lighted by Ramalinga Adigal is still kept burning. Mettukuppam is situated nearby, where one can see the room in which the saint locked himself and instructed not to open it till a stipulated time. People in anxiety opened it before the due date and to their surprise no trace of him could be seen there.

The 'Thai Poosam' function in Vadalur during the month of December-January is an important festival.

(Last Updated on : 01/05/2014)
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
More Articles in Cities of Tamil Nadu  (284)
Madurai  (9)
Thanjavur  (8)
Coimbatore  (3)
Vedaranyam  (2)
Trichy  (2)
Salem  (1)
Kumbakonam  (1)
Erode  (1)
Dindigul  (1)
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Cities
Raichak is a small town in South 24 Parganas of West Bengal. This spot is famous for the weekend tourists who are residing in Kolkata and its adjacent areas.
Kiriburu is situated in the state of Jharkhand. Kiriburu is a residential locale in West Singhbhum district and has got a population of 9545.
Beawar is a city in Rajasthan and it was denoted as the financial capital of the Rajputana State.
Bijbehara is a town in Anantnagar District of Jammu and Kashmir and the notified area includes Baba Mohalla, Saraf Mohalla, Dhobi Ghat, Wanteng, Sadar Bazar, Ahanger Mohalla, Goriwan, Feroze Shah Mohalla, Sheikh Mohalla, Eidgah, Sicop.
Forum on Indian Cities
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Travel
Vadalur, town of Tamil Nadu - Informative & researched article on Vadalur, town of Tamil Nadu
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.