This is one among
the many important and beautiful Ganesh Temples in the country. It
is believed that if one offers Arugampul Malai, which is a type of
grass that is desired by Lord Ganesh and offers prayers here, his
or her wishes will come true.
This temple is located near Chennai. The Main deity
here is Lord Rama. Lord Hanuman or Anjaneyar is in a standing posture
facing North. Whole coconuts without the outer layer being peeled
off are tied together as a garland and offered here.
Considered as Tirupathi of the south, this temple
is over 300 years old. It is believed that the main deity of this
temple was found buried in the soil, where the temple stands today.
The speciality of this temple is the Garuda at the corner, south
east corner to be more specific (Esaniya Garudan) of the temple.
Coconuts are broken at this Garuda Sannathi (Sathur Tenkai) in order
to fulfill wishes.
the powerful temples of Amman. Built several hundred years ago it
is believed that if one worships this Amman, his or her virtuous
wishes will be fulfilled.
The Balaji temple in the small town of Tiruthiraipoondi
houses a special sannithi of Vairakiya Anjaneyar. It is believed
that this Anjaneyar here has the power to solve the problems of all
devotees. Whole coconuts without the outer layer being peeled off
are tied together as a garland and offered here.
This is one of the
oldest temples and it is believed that Lord Rama himself worshipped
the Shiva Lingam here. It is believed that if one bathes in all the
twenty two thirthams here all his wishes will come true. It is also
believed that if one bathes in the sea here on Amavasya day, he will
be relieved of all his sins committed in his previous birth (Purva
Janma Pavam) .
This is one of the biggest and oldest Shiva temples
in India. It is believed that one can get the blessings of this Lord
just by thinking of him from any part of the world.(Ninaithale Mukthi).
This temple is situated at the base of a hillock and people throng
in thousands on Pournami (Full Moon) Day to walk around the hill.
There are several Shiva Lingams and Sitthar Samathis around the hill
and it is believed that if one walks around the hill one can get
the whole hearted blessings of the Almighty.
This temple houses a very powerful Anjaneyar who
stands about 32 feet tall. A speciality of this temple is a Ghee
lamp that is always lit. It is believed that if one worships the
Lord here all righteous wishes will be fulfilled.