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PATH OF SALVATION: Namperumal attired in Ratnangi, passing through the
The Hindu PATH OF SALVATION: Namperumal attired in Ratnangi, passing through the "Paramapada vassal'' on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi festival. File photo: D.Gopalakrishnan

Ranganathar guides us to Paramapadham

Pagalpaththu, Erapaththu celebrations throw open the Swarga Vaasal » 9 comments
CYNOSURE: The thousand pillared mandapam, which is the centre of activity during Vaikunta Ekadasi at Srirangam Temple. Photo: S.R. Raghunathan

Koil Ozhugu, authentic documentation of history

Historically speaking, the temple is definitely more than 2000 years old and has been celebrated in Tamil literature and finds mention in Silappadhikaram. By the time of the Azhvars (3rd century A.... »
TALE OF A TOWER: The Eastern Gopuram which stands testimony to the poignant tale of Vellayi, in the Srirangam Temple. Photo: S.R. Raghunathan

The legend of Vellayi

Eastern gopuram, symbol of sacrifice » 1 comment
DIVINE VISION: A scene depicting a verse from Andal's Thiruppavai at the Paramapadanadar Sannidhi. Photo: M. Srinath

Aandal's ‘Atkaravadisal,' Nachchiyar's Roti

‘Satti Aravanai' offered to Lord Ranganathar, a great attraction » 6 comments
BIRTHPLACE OF EPIC: The Mandapam before the 'Mettu Azhagiya Singar' shrine in the temple where poet Kambar launched his Ramayanam. Photo: S.R. Raghunathan

A festival that glorifies Tamil language

Divyaprabandham, considered Dravida Vedas, are recited to Namperumal »