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New junior pontiff appointed for ancient Saivite mutt

Madurai, Apr 21 (PTI) Madurai Adheenam head Sri Arunagirinatha Swamy today appointed Kumara Sundara Swamy as the junior seer of the over 1,500-year-old Saivite mutt here which receives followers from various parts of the world. At a ceremony here, ... Press Trust of India, 2 months ago

Vedic route to the past

Dr. Nagaswamy explores Tamil texts and traditions in his latest book, writes Pradeep Chakravarthy. It's time again to travel into the past and explore some fascinating facets of our culture. This journey becomes more exciting through the ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

India, his beacon of light

Denmark's Mikael Stamm in his search for philosophical answers ended up doing his Ph.D in Saiva Siddhanta at the University of Madras. Philosopher Hume wrote that books on metaphysics contained nothing but sophistry and illusion. Most analytic ...
 The Hindu1 week ago On a quest to India  The Hindu1 week ago

He crawled all the way up

On how Ramanujar made Tirumala accessible to devotees. Philosophers have come and gone: some merely preached, some provided insights and some great ones inspired us. Ramanuja belongs to the last category and is relevant to us even after 1,000 ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
New Indian Express

Keeper of the vedic faith

Radhakrishna Gollapinni Seshappa does not think that faith consists of believing what reason cannot. Instead, the Bengaluru-based Vedic practitioner believes that faith has to have a reason. The 62-year-old, who speaks impeccable English and ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Tamilnadu Kumbakonam Temples

Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. TAMIL NADU KUMBAKONAM TEMPLES Kumbakonam is a famous temple town, located in the Thanjavur District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kumbakonam is called temple town because of the large number of ...
 SlideShare.net2 weeks ago

Tirumurai as explained by Periyava

CD by Tiruveezhimizhalai S. Kanaka Volumes have been written about Paramacharya's divine qualities and his philosophy. Many, who were fortunate to be associated with him and rendered service to him, have recorded their experiences. Legion are ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Kanchi shankaracharya: 'Jayalalithaa will win'

'We will never see such a government (Modi sarkar) in place again.' IMAGE: Supporters collect in large numbers to attend a rally by AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa. Photograph: PTI There is something unchanging about the Sankara Matam in Kanchipuram, 75 kilometre from Chennai, abode of the shankaracharya of Kanchi, Jayendra Saraswati. The same, however, cannot be said of the senior pontiff of the fifth and last of the Advaita (non-dualism) Saivite mutts in the country. At 81 years, Jayendra ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
The Hindu

Sri Neelivaneswarar temple being renovated

SPECIAL DRIVE:A view of car being made at Tiruppainjeeli Sri Nelivaneswarar temple near Tiruchi.— Photo: B.Velankanni Raj A yatri nivas is being built as part of the Rs. 1-crore project With a steady rise in the number of pilgrims visiting ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Consecration in Siva temple after 19 years

CHENNAI: The consecration of the Virupakshishwara temple was last held in 1998. After a complete makeover including a 72 feet high rajagopuram at the entrance of the south side on the Virupakshishwarar Koil Street and covered with stucco sculptures ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
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