Saturday, October 30, 2010

VARADHARAJA PERUMAL TEMPLE

Date of visit:  1-Nov-2008

Where (Location):  In Small Kanchipuram known as Vishnu Kanchi or Chinna Kanchipuram in Tamil.

What is special about this place :

  •  One of 108 Divya desam
  • 1000 years old temple of Lord Varadarajar
  • Unique lizard worship is done here. Houses a shrine for two lizards carved in the ceiling.
  • 100 Pillar Mandapam with exquisite carvings and sculpting


Camera :
Allowed outside the main shrine. Buy the ticket at the office.



What did I like of this place :
  • 100 pillar mandapam and its sculpting, Huge Tank and sprawling praharams
  • Prasadam - Curd Rice and Kanchipuram Idly (Dont miss these)


 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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