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Innambur and Thiruppurambiyam Temples

  People normally visit shrines which they think are popular and important. Many times they skip places unknown to them even if they pass through them. Tour operators also plan to cover only those “important” places. The less known temples … Continue reading

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Temple News

Consecrations held : 9.2.2014 : Sri Pandhaadunayaki sametha Sri Koteeswara swami Temple, Kottayur,near Kumbakonam 10.2.2014: Sri Balambika sametha Sri Karkotakeswara Temple,Kamarasavalli Ariyalur District 12.2.2014: Sri Vedhanayaki sametha Sri Chakravageswarar Temple,Chakkarappalli, on Kumbakonam – Thanjavur road. 12.3.2014: Sri Nedungalanathaswami Temple,Thiru Nedungalam … Continue reading

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Consecration at Peravur

Peravur is a small hamlet some 7 km from Aduthurai . It can also be reached by taking Kumbakonam- Karaikal road and divert from S.Pudur. The distance from S.Pudur must be around 4 km. We pass through the Temple at … Continue reading

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Temple News

Consecrations held recently: 9.2.2014 : Sri Pandhaadunayaki sametha Sri Koteeswara swami Temple, Kottayur,near Kumbakonam 10.2.2014: Sri Balambika sametha Sri Karkotakeswara Temple,Kamarasavalli Ariyalur District 12.2.2014: Sri Vedhanayaki sametha Sri Chakravageswarar Temple,Chakkarappalli, on Kumbakonam – Thanjavur road. 12.3.2014: Sri Nedungalanathaswami Temple,Thiru Nedungalam … Continue reading

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Upcoming projects

The foundation has identified some projects for the initial part of 2014 and is actively engaged in identifying more. Please do let us know your comments and thoughts in the section below.

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Renovation work at Peravur

Peravur is located some 5 km from Aduthurai, a mid point on Mayiladuthurai – Kumbakonam road. Adhitheswara Temple of Peravur dates back to the Chola Period. Since it had been neglected for a long time, it suffered extensive damage and … Continue reading

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Construction of Subramanya Sannadhi at Keezh Korkai

Subramanya Sannadhi built behind Siva shrine The historic Temple at Keezha Korkai near Patteeswaram off Kumbakonam was once covered with wild growth of trees which penetrated through granite walls and vimanams. The renovation committee tried hard and found donors for … Continue reading

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The foundation in 2013

Highlights of the foundation’s activities in 2013: Ardhra Foundation was registered. Renovation of Temples in Mangudi and Peravur under progress. Nrutha Sabha for Natarajamurthi was constructed at Avalivanallur, Manakkal and Thalayalangadu. Sivacharyars of five Temples felicitated at Sattiyakkudi. Ad hoc payment … Continue reading

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Services at Saathanur

Saathanur is at present a tiny village, 3 km off Aduthurai which  originally included Thiruvavaduthurai. It has reference in the Tamil Literature (Thiruvisaippa – 9th Thirumurai) by Sendhanaar some 1000 years back. This is a place where Sundharanatha, a Sidhdha … Continue reading

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Latest News

PLACES VISITED RECENTLY: April-May 2014: Mayiladuthurai, Kumbakonam, Swamimalai, Thalayalangadu, Manakkal, Raapattesswaram, Nadukarai, Nalur, Nalur Mayanam,Kudavasal, Narayur Sidheeswaram, Thirucherai, Arisikkaraiputhur,Sivapuram, Karukkudi,Karuvalarseri, Thirukozhambam,  Karuppur,Enankudi,Kottur,Aathalayur, Keezh Korkai, Sivapurani,Thirulokki & Thirubuvanam. Thiruchengattangudi, Thirumarugal, Marungur, Thiruch sathamangai, Thiruveezhimizhalai & Thiruvarur. Balalayam ceremony was carried out … Continue reading

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