Friday, August 5, 2016

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram – Nadaraja Shrine

Ramanathaswamy Temple, Rameswaram – Nadaraja Shrine
Natarajar Shrine is situated at North east corner of the third corridor. The Interior of this shrine is fully decorated with Rudrakshas. There is a maha Vishnu Statue inside this shrine. People Install naga (Snake God) statues inside this shrine to vanish their Naga Dhosham (sins) after performing rituals in Agni Theertham.
The epitaph (Yogic Samadhi) of Saint Patanjali (The person who invent and devised Yogic practice) is inside this Shrine. It is said that Patanjali rishi is the father of yoga. There is a Yogic chakra installed in that Samadhi place and a fire lamp (called Jeeva Jothi) lit by using ghee is continuously burnt kept near it.

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