This is mainly a compilation of the visits to various holy places that we have been to recently. This blog started as a result of my wish to document these visits and help other like minded people to reach there easily, prepare them with some information about the place so that the experience will be enriched .
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Adhishtanam at Elayathangudi
Close to Pudukottai near Karaikudi is Elayathangudi (Vidiathangugi). It is the home of the nattukottai chettiar Community. There are plenty of lakes and ponds with a huge siva temple . This area houses the adhishtanam and vedapatashalai of the Kanchi mutt
The Ganesh temple before reaching the Adhishtanam and patasalai
Sri Sudarsana Mahadevendra Saraswati : Son of Seshadri Sastri of Madhyarjuna was known as Mahalingam prior to his sanyasa. He toured extensively and attained siddhi at Ilaiyattangudi on Amavasya in the month of Phalguna of the cyclic year Virodhi (1891 AD).His pontificate was for 40 years. A Temple has been built by the Nattukottai Chettiars on his samadhi.