Kadamba Vaneswarar, Kulithalai, Karur

Paadal Petra Sthalam, part of a trio of temples, the others being Ratnagireeswarar at Ayyarmalai and Maragadachaleswarar at Eengoimalai… Read More Kadamba Vaneswarar, Kulithalai, Karur

Kalyana Pasupateeswarar, Karur, Karur

One of the 7 Paadal Petra Sthalams in Kongu Nadu, this temple today is the result of the influence of several kings, from the early Cholas to the Vijayanagara dynasty. The two Ammans here represent Ichcha Sakti and Kriya Sakti. When Brahma’s ego grew beyond bounds (for having been entrusted with the job of creation), he was de-recognised, and Kamadhenu was handed the responsibility instead. What happened after that, and how is that connected with the puranam of this temple? … Read More Kalyana Pasupateeswarar, Karur, Karur