TripAdvisor Reviews Tamil Nadu Kanchipuram
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... snakes Vasuki got his bodily wounds healed, which had been caused during the churning process in the Milky Ocean to secure the Amrita (nectar of immortality) by the Devas and Asuras when the Mantotra Mountain was used as the churning base and the snake king Vasuki as the rope. Sage Agasthyar Muni (of Potikai Hill) worshipped Lord Muruga at Tanikai when he was blessed with the divine gift of the Tamil language.
... However, from what I have seen in their temples over the past few days, it has given me a new meaning to the phrase "If you talk the talk, you should walk the walk." Now, being more spiritual than religious over the past few years, I find that ceremony and tradition are rules that I want to break. If someone tells me that something is to be taken as fact and yet has no real proof, except that their "faith" told them so, I am a sceptic. However, stories in religion are silly, ...
... flick your lights on and off, full-beam, half-beam, full-beam, half-beam, six, eight, a dozen times to make absolutely sure no-one has confused you with an illuminated building, or a rather large firefly, or a moving lighthouse. When two cars face each other down on an open stretch of road, it is not acceptable to pass each other until both drivers are thoroughly blinded with sunspots. With the bend scenario, it is more important that you perform this ritual of ...
... or pride". Thiruporur as the very name suggests, is the venue of war ("Por" in Tamil means war) and is situated between the 40 and 41 kilometer stones on the Old Mahabalipuram Road ( OMR ) from Chennai. Thiruporur is an ancient little hamlet nestled around the imposing "Arulmigu Kandaswamy Thirukoil".Over 450 years ago, ...
... the spirit of a twelve-year old girl, just as Murugan always remains a kumara or youth. Valli Malai was the birthplace in prehistoric times of Lord Murugan's sweetheart Valli and to this day her spirit remains here and in the hearts of her devotees.Vallimalai Sri Satchidananda Swamigal has since been succeeded ...
Other places to stay in Kanchipuram
487, Gandhi Road, Kanchipuram | 3 star hotelfrom $45
275, East Coast Road, Kanchipuram | 3 star hotelfrom $63
No. 65 - 66, Nellukara Street, Kanchipuram | Hotelfrom $22
No. 504,Gandhi Road, Kanchipuram | Hotelfrom $24
Kanchipuram | Hotelfrom $4