Sunday, February 21, 2016

Annamalaiyar Temple – Fourth Prakaram

Annamalaiyar Temple – Fourth Prakaram
The fourth prakaram includes the Bhrama Thirtham, and its eastern gateway Vallala Gopuram holds a statue of King Ballala. Kattai Gopuram (Shortened Towers) to the southern, western and northern sides connects the fifth and fourth prakarams. In the South - West corner of the fourth prakaram is the Amavasya (New Moon) Mandapam & Vinayagar Shrine. In the northern western corner is the Karthigai Mandapam & Shubramanya Shrine. 
On the new moon day Shree Chandrasekhara Swami is taken to the Amavasya Mantapam and Lord Subramanya to Krithigai Mantapam on the day that the star Krithigai reigns in the sky.
Important Shrines and places located in the fourth prakaram has been discussed in detail as below
Kalabhairavar Shrine
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Brahma Theertham
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Yanai Thirai Konda Vinayagar Shrine
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Puravi (Horse) Mandapam
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Auditorium
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Pitchai Ilaiyanar Shrine
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Kuttarisi Mandapam & Sakthi Vilasam
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Naleswarar Shrine
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Vigneshwarar Shrine
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Vidyadhareswarer Shrine
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Brahma Lingam Shrine
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Kosala (Cow Shed)
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Sri Idaikadar Samadhi
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Amavasai Mandapam
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Vinayagar Shrine
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Adimudi Kana Annamalaiyar Shrine
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Annamalaiyar Padam
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Murugan Shrine
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Karthigai Mandapam
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Nandhi Mandapam
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Eastern, Northern & Southern Gopurams of Third Prakaram
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