Who built Andal temple?
The temple has inscriptions from Chola, Pandya and Nayak rulers, spanning across various centuries from the 10th to 16th centuries. As per some accounts, the original structure was constructed by Tribuvana Chakravarthy Konerinmai Kondan Kulasekaran and the Andal temple by Barathi Rayar.
What is special in Srivilliputhur?
Srivilliputhur is known for a milk sweet called as Srivilliputhur Palkova. The Srivilliputhur Milk Producers Cooperative Society Ltd. and other local vendors started the production of the sweet from 1977 after the white revolution in the 1970s. The industry provides employment to the citizens of the town.
Which temple is the emblem of Tamil Nadu government?
Srivilliputhur Andal temple
Although the gopuram in the emblem is generic and specific references of Srivilliputhur Andal temple tower (gopuram) came to be known as the state emblem, even in government records due to the TKC-Reddy episode.
Which is the highest gopuram in Tamilnadu?
|1||Ranganathaswamy Temple, Raja Gopuram||Srirangam, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India|
|2||Murdeshwara Temple||Murdeshwar, Karnataka, India|
|3||Annamalaiyar Temple East Gopuram (Raja Gopuram)||Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|4||Srivilliputhur Andal Temple||Srivilliputhur, Tamil Nadu, India|
What does Andal mean?
Andal (Tamil: ஆண்டாள், Āṇṭāḷ ), also known as Kothai, Nachiyar and Godadevi, is the only female Alvar among the 12 Alvar saints of South India. She is human incarnation of Goddess Bhudevi. The Alvar saints are known for their affiliation to the Srivaishnava tradition of Hinduism.
Who is Andal husband?
Since Andal married Ranganatha, the presiding deity is called Rangamannar.
When did Andal get married?
As Andal reached the marriageable age of 15, her father asked her to get married. She replied that she would marry only Sri Ranganatha. It is believed that after this incident, Vishnucitta again received a divine vision, in which the Lord instructed him to send Andal to Sri Ranganatha Temple.
Where is Arunachaleswarar Temple located?
Arunachaleswarar Temple is the largest Shiva temple located in Thiruvannamalai and covers an area of 25 km. Arunachaleswarar Temple also called Annamalaiyar temple or Tiruvannamalai Temple. Devotees celebrate the Karthika Deepa festival grandly here. The temple construction completed in the 9th century.
Which is the largest Shiva temple in Tamil Nadu?
Arunachaleswarar Temple is the largest Shiva temple located in Thiruvannamalai and covers an area of 25 km. Arunachaleswarar Temple also called Annamalaiyar temple or Tiruvannamalai Temple. Devotees celebrate the Karthika Deepa festival grandly here.
Why Tamilnadu is famous for temples?
Tamilnadu is home to temples. As we all know, Tamil is the oldest language in the world and our ancestors built historic temples around Tamil Nadu. Few of them got UNESCO verified sites as well. Also, Tamilnadu is holding the title of the Largest Tourist Attracted State in India for a decade.