Friday, 22 September 2017

SRI VISHNU DURAGAI AND SHIVA LINGA TEMPLES AT MANIMANGALAM, NEAR PADAPPAI, CHENNAI.

17th September 2017.
One of my face book friend Mr Sivaramakrishnan mentioned about this Vishnu Durgai and the Shiva Linga are unearthed and installed in Manimangalam. It was told that they belongs to Chozha period.

SRI VISHNU DURGAI TEMPLE.
This Vishnu Durgai was un earthed during Vardha cyclone last year. The statue was under a  uprooted Bhodhi tree. Mr Logu, who found out this Vishnu Durgai narrated the incidents and how it was  installed in a separate temple. After installation they also made an urchavar and kept near the main statue. Archaeologists of the opinion that this Durgai belongs to Chozha Period.

This Vishnu durgai with 8 hands is standing on Mahisan head holding conch and disc in the upper hands and weapons on the other hands. Under her feet there are two persons sitting, of which one person is  in worshipping posture. In addition to this there is parrot and a deer reliefs.
People throngs to this temple in large numbers on Tuesday’s Raghu kala pooja. It was also learnt that Tamil new years day is being celebrated in a grand manner and urchavar  will be take out for procession through all the streets of Manimangalam. 
  
CONTACT PERSON:
Mr Logu : 9042246021 may be contacted for further details.



Mr Logu

SHIVA LINGAM:
This Shiva lingam is also unearthed in the recent years and kept under worship in a private land. The Shiva linga is in good shape and nandhi’s face was damaged. As per the archaeologists the Shiva Linga belongs to Chozha period.

New nandhi


Old nandhi 
---OM SHIVAYA NAMA---