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Srirangam Gunaseelam Samayapuram Temple Thiruvanaikkaval

Srirangam

Srirangam is located 7 km from Trichy. Which is the district's most Srirangam in Trichy important pilgrim centre. Srirangam, surrounded by the waters of river cauvery on one side and its tributary Kollidam on the other, is a 600 acre island-town enclosed within the seven walls of the gigantic Sri Ranganathaswami Temple. There are 21 Gopurams, among which the Rajagopuram is the largest in South India. The 72m high 13-tiered Gopuram was built in 1987 and dominates the landscape for miles around, while the remaining 20 Gopurams were built between the 14th and 17th centuries. Originally, there was just a small shrine where the temple is today, but it was added on to and expanded by the Cholas, Cheras, Pandyas, Hoysalas, the Vijayanagar Kings and Nayaks of Madurai and today Srirangam stands as the biggest temple complex in the country.

Srirangam Historical Background: The temple of Sri Ranganathaswami at Srirangam is situated in an area which boasts an historic past rich in conquest and a civilization thousands of years old containing the most ancient, genuine and recognizable traces left by the aboriginal Indians in the period before the Aryans settled throughout the Indian sub- continent. Here also are to be found many great Hindu temples, of which the best known are those of kanchipuram (Conjeeveram) Chidambaram, Thanjavur (Tanjore) and Madurai-and the largest of all, the temple of Srirangam.

This region, formerly the hinterland of the Coromandel Coast - well known for its commercial dealings with China and Europe - was linked geographically and politically to the Deccan as a whole. Its history was closely bound up with the struggles between the dynasties which governed its main centers. Epigraphic sources prove that from the time of the Emperor Maurya Asoka (Third century B.C) it was dominated by the Cholas and the Pandyas, who did not rise to their full power until much later, but were already blocking the imperialist expansion of the Mauryas.


Gunaseelam
Gunaseelam in Trichy

24 km from Trichy on the North bank of Cauvery River. in Triuchirapalli Musiri Road. There is a Vaishnavite Temple and the name of the God is Lord Prasanna Venkateshwarar. Gunaseelam Temple is a place for worship, festivals and also for mental relief or alleviation.


Samayapuram Temple

The State of Tamil Nadu has several divine abodes of Goddess Shakthi. Shakthi cults prevalent in different ages are manifested in the temples. samayapuram near Trichy One of such divine abodes is Arulmighu Mariamman, Samayapuram in Trichy District. This Temple is known to occupy a prominent position among the temples dedicated to Goddess Shakthi. This temple is situated in beautiful land scape enriched by the Holy River Cauvery.

The Temple is Situated in the Chennai - Trichy National Highway 15 K.M. from Trichy. Trichy can be reached by train from Chennai, Madurai, and places, and also by airways from Chennai. The Goddess Mariamman is very powerful, devotees. wishes are fulfilled by the Goddess. Persons affected by Chickenpox and Smallpox come to this place, stay here and pray the Goddess for speedy recovery. Abisheka Theertham (Divine Water) is sprinkled on them after Pooja and they get recovered very quickly. There is a separate rest hall for their stay in the temple.

In ancient time This region was ruled by Chola Kings. Samayapuram is also known by the names Kannanur, Kannanpuram, Vikramapuram and Mahalipuram in ancient times. Flower sprinkling (Poochoridal) festival is conducted during the month of March and Chithirai Car festival is conducted during the month of April. Devotees offer prayer by rolling themselves around the temple prakaram (corridor) known as Angapradatchinam.


Thiruvanaikkaval


Thiruvanaikkaval is located 5 km away from Trichy. The Sri Jambukeshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Siva and has five concentric walls and seven Gopurams. It is built around a Siva Lingam partly submerged in water that comes from a spring in the sanctum sanctorum, Non Hindus are not allowed inside the temple.The complex was built at the same time when Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple was also built, open daily between 6 am to 1 pm & between 4pm to 9.30 pm.


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