History – The well renowned Varadaraja Perumal Temple which is otherwise called as Hastagiri or Attiyuran is considered to be one among the temple of 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Lord Vishnu is located in the holy city of Kanchipuram. It is believed that Alwars(Vaishanava Saints) have sung hymns on the glory of the Lord … More Kanchipuram – Athivaradhar Festival 2019 – Once in 40 Years Festival
You guys don’t believe me, I have covered only 40 % of the sculptures. If I would need to cover the entire sculpture, I m sure another 10 more posts also will not be enough as this temple has such a detail and every sculpture is unique and has a message on it. I would … More Kanchipuram – Kailasanathar Temple – P7
Plenty of History being left out and the history drafted in previous posts are referenced from online portals. Sculptures – Will be concluding in next !!!!!!!! Please feel free to share your Views / like & leave your comments on this blog in the comments section ©mytravelcsp. All rights reserved.
History of Temple – The temple has gone by other names such as Kachipettu Periya Thirukatrali (meaning: Stone Temple of Kachipettu, the old name for the present day Kanchipuram) when Rajaraja Chola I of the Chola Dynasty paid a visit to this temple. Inspired by the architecture of this temple, he built the Brihadeeswarar Temple … More Kanchipuram – Kailasanathar Temple – P5
History of Temple – The temple was built during 685-705AD. It is the first structural temple built in South India by Narasimhavarman II (Rajasimha), and who is also known as Rajasimha Pallaveswaram. His son, Mahendravarman III, completed the front façade and the gopuram (tower). Prior temples were either built of wood or hewn into rock … More Kanchipuram – Kailasanathar Temple – P4
History of Temple – Temple construction is credited to the Pallava dynasty, who had established their kingdom with Kanchipuram (also known as “Kanchi” or “Shiva Vishnu Kanchi”) as the capital city, considered one of the seven sacred cities under Hinduism. There was an interregnum when the Chalukya rulers defeated the Pallavas and occupied Kanchipuram. However, … More Kanchipuram – Kailasanathar Temple – P3
Hello all, Here is the temple series of Kanchipuram which I promised in the month of April . I m starting Kailasanathar Temple as my first temple series of Kanchipuram. History of Kailasanathar Temple – The kanchi Kailasanathar Temple (“Lord of the Cosmic Mountain”) is the oldest structure in Kanchipuram, Located in Tamil Nadu, India, … More Kanchipuram – Kailasanathar Temple – P2
Good Morning all, Here is the short video of Kanchipuram Temple & Blog posts will follow soon …………. Please feel free to share your Views / like & leave your comments on this blog in the comments section ©mytravelcsp . All rights reserved.
Kanchipuram is one of the famous tourist spot in Tamilnadu and also for its world famous handwoven Silk Sarees. Its been very special for me to write about Kanchipuram as it’s my home town. Kanchipuram is also called as ” City of 1000 Temples” , but almost more than 80 % of the temples are … More Kanchipuram – City of 1000 Temples – P1