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    Ninth Kailasam – Sernthapoomangalam

    Uromasa Maharishi, on the advice of Sage Agasthiyar, built nine Shiva temples along the banks of River Thamirabarani to attain salvation. His wish was fulfilled when he worshipped the Lord at the ninth temple. Click here to read the history of his spiritual journey where he set nine flowers afloat on the waters of Thamirabarani. […]

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    Eighth Kailasam – Rajapathy

    Eighth Kailasam – Rajapathy Rajapathy (Rajapathy) on the banks of Thamirabarani is the home of the eighth Kailasam. Rajapathy means the “Place where kings resided” or “the location of a palace”. Steadfast Efforts of Devotees for the Lord’s Home The temple built by Uromasa Maharishi, disciple of the holy sage Agasthya and the grandson of […]

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    Seventh Kailasam – Thenthiruperai

    According to Hindu beliefs it is said that only the influence of Mercury (புதன்) determines one’s intelligence. Success is determined only by the presence of mind and intellect. Lord Shiva takes the form of Budhan at the seventh Kailasam at Thenthiruperai (தென்திருப்பேரை) on the banks of Thamirabarani. One can attain command over speech, intellect and […]

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    Sri Vaigundam – The Sixth Kailasam

    The sixth Kailasam temple at Sri Vaikundam (ஸ்ரீ வைகுண்டம்) was built by Uromasa Maharishi, the grandson of Lord Brahma and the disciple of Sage Agasthiyar. This is the Sani Sthalam (சனி ஸ்தலம்) among the Nava Kailasam temples. According to Hindu beliefs, the period of Ashtamathil Sani (அஷ்டமத்தில் சனி) and Ezharai Naatu Sani (ஏழரை நாட்டு சனி) […]

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    Fifth Kailasam – Murappanadu

    Modern science has proved that nine planets revolve around the sun. This astronomical fact was revealed by our ancestors thousands of years ago, without the aid of any modern tools. According to Indian astrology, the nine planetary bodies exert their influence on a human-being. Among all the nine planets, Guru (Jupiter) occupies a position of […]

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    Sangani(சங்காணி) – Fourth Kailasam

    According to Hindu horoscopes, Rahu (ராகு) rules in a man’s life for a period of eighteen years. During this period, a person’s fortunes are determined depending on the influence of the ruling planets. The fourth Kailasam, Sangaani(சங்காணி) along the banks of Thamirabarani is considered as the place to worship, to be rid of all misfortunes […]

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    Kodaganallur – The Third Kailasam

    The third Kailasam Kodaganaloor (கோடகநல்லூர்) is also known as “Kaarkodaga Shethiram” (கார்கோடக சேத்திரம் ) and “Kodanoor” (கோடனூர்). Since the place was lush with Arjuna Trees and fertile green paddy fields, it was a preferred summer destination for royalty and the common man alike. Hence this place came to be known as “Kodaganaloor”(கோடைக்கு நல்ல ஊர் கோடகநல்லூர் […]

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    Cheranmahadevi – The Second Kailasam

    As instructed by the revered Sage Agasthiyar, Uromasa Maharishi let float the flowers on the waters of Thamirabarani. The place on the banks of the River, where the second flower docked is Cheranmahadevi (சேரன்மகாதேவி). It is believed that Uromasa Maharishi (உரோமச மகிரிஷி) discovered the Shiva Lingam of this temple under a Banyan Tree (ஆலமரம்). Hence […]

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    Arulmigu Papanathar Swamy Temple – The First Kailasam

    The first Kailasam Temple built by Uromasa Maharishi (உரோமச மகிரிஷி) is at Papanasam. Lord Shiva takes the form of the Sun God here. The Lord “Shri Papanasar”( ஶ்ரீ பாபநாசர்) is also known as Kailasa Nathar, Pazhama Nayagan, Mukkaleenga Nathar, Vayirasalinangam. The Goddess is “Ulagammai” (உலகம்மை). It is believed that worshipping the Lord at this temple […]

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    History of the Nava Kailasam Temples

    Uromasa Maharishi’s Journey to Salvation The great sage Agasthiyar (அகத்தியர் ) is the earliest of the eighteen Sithars who lived in ancient Tamil Nadu. He was also known as Kumba Muni, Kuda Muni and Kulla Muni. Thousands of years ago, he was performing a penance on the Podhigai Hills, the source of the Thamirabarani River. […]

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    The Mysterious Athiri Hills

    Along the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli district, lie a mountain range that are shrouded in mystique and intrigue. Teeming with pristine trees and rare medicinal herbs, the Athiri Hills  ( அத்ரி மலை ) or the Herbal Hills are in the Pothigai mountain range near the village of Alwarkurichi, in Tirunelveli district. Ancient Tamil texts exalt, […]

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    Get To Know The Temples In Tirunelveli

    Tirunelveli is a very good place to make spiritual visits. There are numerous temples in the place dedicated to various gods. Temple is a place where people who have very strong belief on the gods visit. When people visit this place, their spiritual awareness improves, and they make sure all their prayers are shared with […]

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