(Last Updated on : 05/12/2015)
Tiru Maakaral temple is the 7th of the 32 Tevara Stalams in the Tondai region of South India.
: Shiva manifested himself as a giant golden lizard for Rajendra Cholan here. An Udumbu (giant lizard) worshipped Shiva in an anthill. Indra also worshipped Shiva here.
: A gajaprashta Vimanam crowns the sanctum. The present structure is attributed to the period of Kulottunga Chola II. Recent renovation has resulted in the temple losing its older features.
: The annual festival is held in the month of Pisces in the month of Aquarius.
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Temples
|• ||Kapilash Temple|
Kapilash Temple is located at Dhenkanal town in Odisha. It was built by Narasinghdeva of the Ganga Dynasty. The idols of Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha, Kartikeya and Gangadevi have been installed inside the temple.
|• ||Tarakeshwar Temple|
Tarakeshwar Temple is a much venerated Hindu pilgrimage site. It is located at the Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal. It is devoted to Baba Tarakanath, a form of the Lord Shiva.
|• ||History of Indian Temples|
The history of Indian temples dates back to the ancient ages and variant dynasties that have ruled throughout the ages. Every temple of every region has a story attached to it that reflects the cultures of the specific dynasty.
|• ||Indian Temple Architecture|
Indian temple architecture is characterized by an awe-inspiring richness of architectural ingredients, sculptural forms, and aesthetic exuberance. It can be referred to as the most authentic and classical form of Indian art.
|• ||Sundha Mata Temple|
Sundha Mata temple is located on the top of the Sundha Mountain in Jalore District in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This temple enshrines the idol of Goddess Chamunda, along with Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganesha.