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List of Temples in Tamil Nadu

Temples of Lord Vinayagar

Ganesha also spelled Ganesa or Ganesh and also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka, and Pillaiyar, is one of the best-known and most widely worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon. His image is found throughout India. Hindu sects worship him regardless of affiliations. Devotion to Ganesha is widely diffused and extends to Jains, Buddhists, and beyond India.


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Lord-Murugan

Temples of Lord Murugan
The Arupadai Veedu

Murugan or Mayuri Kandasamy முருகன் is a popular Hindu deity among Tamil Hindus, and is worshipped primarily in areas with Tamil influence, especially South India, Singapore , Sri Lanka , Malaysia and Mauritius . But in Sri Lanka, Hindus as well as Buddhists revere a highly sacred Buddhist and Hindu shrine Katharagama temple (also in Sinhala "Katharagama Devalaya" dedicated to him and situated deep south in the country.

Major Murugan Temples

Lord Murugan is more popular in South India compared to other parts of India. He is the God of war and the patron deity of the Tamil land . Like most Hindu deities, He is known by many other names, including Senthil, Saravana, Kārttikeya meaning 'son of Krittika' , Arumugam or Sanmuga meaning 'one with six faces' , Kumāra meaning 'child or son' , Guha, Skanda meaning 'that which is spilled or oozed, namely seed' in Sanskrit , Subrahmaniya, Vēlaland Swaminatha.

Palani-Temple

 

God Shiva

 

Temples of God Shiva

Shiva meaning "Auspicious one" also known as Rudra (the "Feared One is a major Hindu god and one aspect of Trimurti. In the Shaiva tradition of Hinduism, Shiva is seen as the Supreme God. In the Smarta tradition, he is one of the five primary forms of God.


Temples of Lord Vishnu

Vishnu is the Supreme God in the Vaishnavite tradition of Hinduism. Smarta followers of Adi Shankara, among others, venerate Vishnu as one of the five primary forms of God. He is exalted as the highest God in Hindu sacred texts like the Taittiriya Samhita and the Bhagavad Gita. He is the Guru Kshethram, representing Bahaspati, or Jupiter, in the Navagraha, or nine cosmic influences.

 

Lord Vishnu

Lord Anjaneyar

 

Temples of Lord Anjaneyar

Hanuman Anjaneya, Maruti or Maruti nandan, is one of the most popular concepts of devotees of God bhakti devotion to God in Hinduism and one of the most important personalities in the Indian epic, the Ramayana. He is the 11th incarnation Rudra avtar of Lord Shiva, & is considered as the most powerful & intelligent amongst Gods. His most famous feat, as described in the Hindu epic scripture the Ramayana, was leading an army of monkeys to fight the demon King Ravana. He is also referred to as Bajrang Bali

Navagrahams

Temples of The Navagrahams

Graha laying hold of, holding is a 'cosmic influencer' on the living beings of mother Bhumidevi (earth). In Hindu Astrology, the Navagraha , nine seizers or nine influencers are some of these major influencers.

"The Sanskrit word captures the idea that these nine grahas are living energies which put out waves of energy. These waves of energy affect our awareness. ... this indicates ... the active power of these celestial energies to seize our consciousness when we come under their influence or to take hold of what we focus on."



 
Nagore   Meenakshi
     
 
Kumari Amman   Srivilliputhur
     
 
Thiruvanamalai   Kandhaswamy
     
 
Papanasam   Vinayagar
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