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They served silently

Only three women are given the status of Nayanmars in the Peria Puranam, which documents the lives of 63 Saivite saints. One of them is Karaikkal Ammaiyar. She was devoted to Lord Siva from her childhood days. She included the name of Siva even in her games. The Hindu, 3 weeks ago

In the name of the Lord

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Thiruneelakantar was a potter who made begging bowls for Saivite mendicants. He was known to keep repeating the name of the Lord Neelakantam. The name is one used to refer to Lord Siva because He ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

HERITAGE: Unique blend of cultures

The traditions of a Chetti wedding are a showcase of how the community has adopted and adapted local customs, writes Mahen Bala LAST month, in a spectacular weekend of colour, music and tradition, an authentic Chetti wedding took place in Kampung ...
 New Straits Times1 week ago
The Hindu

Rs. 1.77-cr. plan ready for Tiruvanaikovil temple

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu The Tourism Department will take up the renovation of Adipooram Tank of Sri Akilandewari-Jambukeswarar temple in Tiruvanaikovil. Photo: M. Srinath Adi Pooram tank to be renovated at a cost of Rs.
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Maradana the birthplace of Tamil nationalism - Part II

Continued from yesterday One of the oddities that casts a slur on the Tamil nationalist movement is the fact that it was not launched in Jaffna the holy peninsula hailed as the heartland of the Jaffna Tamils. Instead, S. J. V. Chelvanayakam, the ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News2 weeks ago

Chelvanayakam's Maradana speech (1949) paved the path to Nandikadal (2009) Part I

H. L. D. Mahindapala begins a two-part series on the hidden history of Jaffna. This series presents an alternative narrative to the orthodox version that runs on parallel lines with the politics of blaming only the Sinhala south depicted in the ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News3 weeks ago
Outlook Traveller

Sirpur: Stories in stone

The stone temples and shrines in ancient Dakshina Kosala, now Sirpur, Chhattisgarh, tell the tales of tantric Buddhism Seen from the yard of the Gandheshwar temple, Mahanadi lived up to its name. The river was wide, so wide that the other bank was ...
 Outlook Traveller1 month ago

Who are the Jangams?

For the last 40 years, Shripat, 62 year old, Jangam, the 'kul purohot' of Lord Shiva, who claim they originated from a part (thigh) of Lord Shiva's body - hails from Barah Kalan, Jind in Haryana, is seen moving in border town of Ferozepur in Punjab, ...
 Meri News1 month ago

Use of sense organs

Superficially, it would seem that our sense organs have been given to us so that we may enjoy the various pleasures that worldly life affords us. But that is not how a devotee of God will see it, said Malayaman, in a discourse. There was a poet ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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