Tamil Nadu, a treasure trove of cultural riches is a favourite haven for tourists and pilgrims alike. Temples stand as the very soul of this vibrant land. Tamil Nadu hosts some of the most magnificent temples on the continent, with the majority being dedicated to Lord Shiva. However, the world’s largest active Hindu temple is a Lord Vishnu Temple and that too stands proudly in the state of Tamil Nadu – the Sri Ranganathar Temple in Srirangam. Here are the Top Reasons to Visit Sri Ranganathar Temple in Srirangam:
Tamil Nadu’s heritage glory and cultural beauty are well-expressed in its marvelous temples. Sathuranga Vallabhanathar Temple is an ancient Lord Shiva Temple situated at Thirupoovanur in the Tiruvarur district in the state of Tamilnadu. This strange yet mind-blowing temple represents the state’s historical connection to the game of chess.
In this blog you can know about the history of Sathuranga Vallabhanathar Temple.
Navagrahas are the planets playing vital role in the Hindu astronomical sphere, dating back to the ages of Vedas. For any kind of hindrance, bad luck, illness or anxiety an individual has to go through in his life, the transitions in those planets are held responsible either auspiciously or inauspiciously.
Srirangam Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is the first of the 108 Vaishnava Divya Desams to be renamed as Puloga Vaikundam. With a total of 7 prakaras, the temple is spread over an area of 150 acres with 54 sub-shrines. This year the world-famous Vaikunda Ekadasi festival held here in the Tamil month of Margazhi which usually falls in the month of December – January, has been started in a great manner without a large number of devotees.
Observed exclusively by the women folks, Attukal Pongala is the world-famous ritualist annual festival celebrated at the famous Attukal Bhagavathy Temple in Trivandrum district of Kerala. Miss-not the world-renowned ritualistic festival, Attukal Pongala on your visit to Kerala this March and seek the blessings of Goddess Attukalamma. The annual Attukal Pongala Festival will be held on March 9th, 2020 this year.
Maha Shivratri Festival is of great significance for the worshippers of Lord Shiva. It is widely celebrated all across India and Nepal. South India which is home to a countless number of Shiva Temples celebrates Maha Shivratri Festival with extreme enthusiasm and great religious fervor. The Shiva Temples in South India are beautifully decorated with lights and flowers during Maha Shivratri and devotees from all over the world come to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva at these temples during the festival. This year Maha Sivaratri falls on February 21, 2020.
The grand celebration of the Consecration ceremony at Brihadiswara Temple, Tanjore is in the headlines today. Tanjore Big Temple or the Brihadiswara temple has set its foot very strongly in history with its magnificent architecture, which one could not have imagined even during recent past, with all such technicalities at hand.
Mark your calendar now and plan a trip to Madurai to witness the grand Float Festival in 2020. Madurai Float Festival is one of the grandest festivals of South India, which is observed every year on the full moon night of the Tamil month, Thai, which falls between mid-January and mid-February. Madurai Float Festival is one of the most remarkable festivals of Madurai, celebrated with lights, lamps, fireworks, and richness of culture and traditions.
Called as the Shirdi of South India, the Akkaraipatti Sai Baba temple became one of the largest temples for Shridi Sai Baba in South India, which was recently consecrated near Samayapuram, Trichy on 20th January 2020(Monday). To know more about the largest Sai Baba Temple in South India, continue reading this article completely.