Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Kailasanathar temple, Kancheepuram

In Kancheepuram, other than Sri Kamakshi Amman Temple, Varadarajar Perumal Temple,  Other artistic marvels are Sri Vaikunta Perumal temple and Sri Kailasanathar temple, both maintained by ASI. One can even see the actual pigments used as for painting in Kailasanathar temple.  Every year, during Sivarathiri, Sri Kailasanathar Temple attracts large number of tourists.

Kanchipuram Temples

If you are planning to visit temples in and around Kanchipuram,  the best way to visit all the temples in the shortest time would be in the following order. This is applicable if you take the Padappai-Walajah-Kancheepuram road.

1) Sri Varadarajar Perumal Temple
2) Thiruvekka - Sri Yathothakaari temple
3) Ashtabuyagaram(Ashtabujam)
4) Thiruvelukkai - better known as Yoga Narasimhar temple here
5) Thiruthanka - better known as Deepa Prakasar (or) Desikar temple
6) Sri Vaikunta Perumal temple
7) Sri Ulagalandha Perumal temple- It has four divya desams inside
- Thiru Ooragam (Ooragathaan)
- Thiru Neeragam (Neeragathaan)
- Thiru Kaaragam
- Thirukkaar Vaanam
8) Sri Kamakshi Amman temple - Thirukalavanoor is situated here
9) Thiru Pavala Vannan and Pachai Vanna Perumal Temple
10) Sri Ekambareswarar temple - Thiru Nilathingal Thundam is here
11) Thiru Padagam temple - Pandava thoodhar
12) Thiruputkuzhi - in Chennai - Vellore highway

Landmaark Hotel Tirupur

Recently, I went to Tirupur with my family.  The Hotel we stayed is Landmaark which is situated at 8/4(5) Sathappa Compound, Harvey Road is a newly opened hotel with all facilities and also at reasonable tariff.  The phone Number is 0421-2202333.  23 furnished rooms with amble facilities like laundry, doctor on call, travel desk, North Indian Veg. Restaurant are additional benefits.  This hotel is situated walkable distance to railway station and 40 kms from Coimbatore Airport. Double AC rooms are available from Rs.1200 to Rs.2500/-