Hill temple and Paadal Petra Sthalam near Madurai, associated with Murugan’s learning of the pranava mantra from Lord Siva
Perumal temple on the outskirts of Madurai, where Narasimhar’s ferocity was quelled
Stories of Siva and Parvati’s marriage(s)
This feature explores the various legends around Bhikshatanar – the form of Siva as a naked, wandering mendicant
Program and invitation for devotees for the Margazhi Arudhra Utsavam 2020 at Chidambaram
An overview of the 11 Divya Desam temples (ekadasa divya desam) and related 11 Siva temples (rudra peethams) in and around Tirunangur, in Mayiladuthurai dt.
The origin of Maragatha Lingam and Sapta Vitanga Sthalams, and the story of Muchukunda Chakravarti
Temple on the banks of the Kollidam river, considered the birthplace of Nandi
Pancha aranya kshetram near Kumbakonam, where Sambandar’s difficulties in reaching the temple are reimagined as part of the boat festival every year
Beautiful Chola temple near Mannargudi connected to Sibi Chakravarti, Suryan and Daksha’s yagna
Where Siva revealed to the world, the secret to a happy marriage!
One of 4 temples where Nagaraja, lord of the Nagas, is said to have worshipped Lord Siva on Mahasivaratri
Paadal Petra Sthalam and the birthplace of Nambiyandar Nambi, without whom we would not have the Tevaram!
Where Siva as Guru, initiated Parvati to the truth of OM, the Pranava Mantram
Temple in Pazhaiyarai where Sabali (one of the daughters of Kamadhenu) prayed
A temple in Pazhaiyarai where Sabali (one of the daughters of Kamadhenu) prayed; today in a run-down state but would have once been a beautiful temple.
A Siva temple where Yama is accorded higest priority and respect; and where you can go only if the Lord wishes so!