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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 ...
... of stairs started right to the hill top.
The view was great from the top and the temple was magnificent, the entire structure was built on a single rock. After praying, we came down to the car at 3.00 pm.
Below is a brief of the temple:
After witnessing ...
... toilets are clean by general indian standards. We specifically decided to stop here for the toilets but had breakfast too.
When we reached the town was around 6.40 am. Had idli for breakfast and proceeded out of this town at 7.15 am.
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