Sunday, 13 May 2018

SRI PALANI ANDAVAR TEMPLE, THIRUPARANKUNDRAM, MADURAI – 53rd AHIMSA WALK

…. A Continuation post toParshvanath & Jain Beds at Thiruparankundram 
05th May 2018.
This temple  was covered during the 53rd Ahimsa walk on 05th May 2018 along with the Parshvanath and Mahavir bas- reliefs visit.  

Moolavar : Sri Palani Andavar.

Some of the important details are as follows.
This temple is facing west with an entrance from north. The sanctum sanctorum consists of sanctum, arthamandapam and a mukamandapam. In the arthamandapam sannadhi for Muthukumaraswamy, Veerabathirarar and Kasi Viswanathar with Visalakshi.

In the front mandapam moortham of Siddhi Vinayagar. Sannadhi for Idumban and Kadamban are in the outer prakaram.  On the south side of the temple Mahavir, Parswanathar bas-reliefs are carved on the rock. Once this place must have belonged to Jains and latter this Palani Andavar temple was constructed. In the arthamandapam there are three statues erected along with a pillar may be belongs to Nayakars who are responsible for construction of this temple.

TEMPLE TIMINGS:
The temple will be kept opened between 07.00 hrs to 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs to 20.00 hrs.

HOW TO REACH:
This temple is very close to Thiruparankundram Murugan temple.
This temple is on the way to Kailasanathar temple on the top of the hill.

LOCATION:CLICK HERE







 Parswanath and Mahavir bas reliefs 
Parswanath and Mahavir bas reliefs