Saturday, October 30, 2010

Vaikuntanatha Perumal

One of the super super temples of Kanchi for architecture. 

Date of visit: 23-Oct-2010

Where (Location):

Very close to the bus stand in big Kanchipuram

What is special about this place :
  • The temple is being maintained by Archeological Society of India.
  • Marvellous sculptures and carvings
  • Somewhat similar to Kailasanathar temple. But small
  • Has a Infant Ranganathar Sannadhi on I floor that is open only on Ekadasi day.
Camera : Allowed. No fees/

What did I like of this place :  Just about Every thing..!

Rating : Excellent..!

Note on the Rating :
The rating is in my opinion and may vary from person to person. The factors that I consider for my rating includes being ancient, architecture/Sculpture, Serenity of the place, Spiritual significance (reference in scriptures…etc), Enormity /Size/Magnitude.

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  1. Good one Sridharan, I have not visited this. shall add to my list.

  2. Thanks Chitra. Nice temple..Check with the priest if he can open the Ranganathar Sannadhi. Some times they do.. I hear that it is open only on Ekadasi.


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