The first temple I visit in India (12jan2011)is the KamashiAmman
Indian women dress a shari : it's a factory long about 20
feets(6 meters) fit all aroud the body.
a famous Hindu temple
of shiva), one of the forms of the goddess Parvati.
It is located in the historic city of Kanchipuram,
near Chennai, India and
is popularly associated with Sankaracharya,
one of the greatest Hindu gurus
The present Kamakshi temple too, has a Sri Chakra which was established during
the 16th Century by NrusimhAdvari, of the famous dathamAnji family. There is a
stone inscription inside the new temple, near this Sri Chakra, which states this
It is noteworthy that the presently famous Kamakshi temple was a Buddhist Tara
Devi temple until the earlier part of the 11th century. It was slowly converted
into a Sakta temple from the latter part of the 11th century onwards. The
Siruthondar Puranam of Sekkilar Peruman, written during this time, is aware of
both the temples and mentions the original temple as the Yoga Peeta and the
present Kamakshi devi temple as Bhoga peetam.
A Gopuram or Gopura,
is a monumental tower, usually ornate, at the entrance of any temple, especially
A gopuram is usually rectangular in
form with ground-level wooden doors, often richly decorated, providing access.
Above is the tapering gopuram, divided into many storeys which diminish in size
as the gopuram tower narrows. Usually the tower is topped with a barrel
with a finial
in every temple there is a holy lake for immersions and
inside there is an infinity forest of column
and altar for gods with brahmins
my frend now is full of holy spirit
about one hour later ,in kachipuram,I visit the Kailasanathar temple in
sand stone:it was built in VIII sec. A.D.
see the vimana,below
There is a small passage entrance to the right of the shivalingam through which
all devotees are asked to go around the lingam. Exit is small like the
entrance...Entire going around can be done by walking around. Crawl to get in,
walk around and then crawl to get out by the left side of the lingam. This
signifies that we crawl our initial days and then walk and grow and then crawl
back again. This way Shiva ensures that there is no punarjanma or rebirth for
the souls who completes this round.
It also contains numerous panels showing lord Siva as
Nataraja or Nataraj is
a depiction of the Hindu god Shiva as
the cosmic dancer who performs his divine dance to destroy a weary universe and
make preparations for godBrahma to
start the process of creation.
This temple was built by Pallava King Narasimhavarman
Now I 'm shure he is shiva .......my lord!!!!