Tamil Nadu Tourism- Providing great deals

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Tamilnadu tourism provides you the great deals without charging any extra cost. With the help of this travel planner, you can get a number of attractive Tamilnadu tour packages that will assist you to explore an ample of allures like overwhelming temples, colonial structures, colossal monuments, popular art galleries, white sand beaches, grand churches, expansive greenery, wonderful museums, beautiful landscapes, attractive handicrafts, heritage edifices, historical places, immense forts, murmuring rivers, and rest of the other eye-catchy charms. You can view these bewitching allures in different cities of this region viz. Madurai, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Kanyakumari, Chennai, Salem, Theni and some other vibrant destinations. Apart from that, now we will talk about some different temples of this southern state.

Meenakshi Temple

Meenakshi Temple is located on the banks of Vaigai River in Madurai city of South India in Tamil Nadu. This aesthetically designed holy place is dedicated to Lord Shiva who is in the form of Sundareswara and his spouse Goddess Parvati who is in the form of Meenakshi. This abode of Sundareswara & Meenakshi entices numerous devotees who reside across India. You can view an ample of lures which are dotted everywhere here like colossal monuments, paintings, statues, sculptures, images, 14 gopurams (gate towers), holy water tank, immense pillars, 5 main entrances gates and many more. Most of the icons of idols have been carved from emerald green stone. This magnificent sacred place is constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture.

Navagraha Temples

Navagraha temples are devoted to the nine celestial bodies or planets of the universe. There are nine holy places which are based on the nine Hindu gods viz. Sivasuriyaperuman Temple (Surya, Sun), Kailasanathaswamy Temple (Chandra, Moon), Vaitheeswaran Temple (Mangla, Mars), Swetharanyeswarar Temple (Budhan, Mercury), Abadhsagayeswaraswamy Temple (Guru, Jupiter), Agneeswaraswamy Temple (Shukra, Venus), Dharbaranyeswaraswamy Temple (Shani, Satrun), Thirunageswaram Temple (Rahu, North Lunar Node) and Naganathar Temple (Ketu, South Lunar Node) dotted in different parts of South Indian states but most of the places of pilgrimage are located in Tamil Nadu. In addition, all these nine sacred places of nine deities are designed magnificently and marvelously.

Nataraja Temple

Nataraja Temple is in Chidambaram district of Tamil Nadu. This shrine is consecrated to Hindu Lord Shiva where he is standing in the pose of Ananda Tandava (Cosmic Dancer) which is a dance performed by Lord Shiva. Every year, numerous devotees come here to view the pristine and spectacular attractions of this sacred place like huge gopurams (tower gates), immense statues of Ganesha & Nandi, 5 gigantic mandapams, several monuments, painting and sculptures of deities. This old holy place is the brilliant example of the Cholas style of architecture.

 

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This article was published on 2012/03/15