Mangadu http://chennai-in-focus.com/taxonomy/term/158 en Velleeswarar Temple http://chennai-in-focus.com/velleeswarar <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Velleeswarar Temple</span> <div id="flexslider-1" class="flexslider optionset-default imagestyle-flexslider-full"> <ul class="slides"> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_9690.JPG?itok=opdCQZpw" width="1000" height="750" alt="Velleeswarar Temple" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_7638-sd.jpg?itok=WtkR4lC2" width="1000" height="750" alt="Velleeswarar Temple" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_6904-sd.jpg?itok=Q3K-OFeG" width="1000" height="750" alt="Velleeswarar Temple" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_2862-sd.jpg?itok=Yp23BFdU" width="1000" height="750" alt="Velleeswarar Temple" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_5670-sd.jpg?itok=MJTTev2V" width="1000" height="750" alt="Velleeswarar Temple" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_6905-sd.jpg?itok=zD0Itrzy" width="1000" height="750" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_1098-sd.jpg?itok=x6tGPcNr" width="1000" height="750" alt="" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption"></div> </li> <li> <img src="/sites/default/files/styles/flexslider_full/public/2018-06/IMG_9890.jpg?itok=H1cvWJYx" width="1000" height="750" alt="Sri Kamakshi Padam (காமாக்ஷி பாதம்)" title="Sri Kamakshi Padam (காமாக்ஷி பாதம்)" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-flexslider-full" /> <div class="flex-caption">Sri Kamakshi Padam (காமாக்ஷி பாதம்)</div> </li> </ul> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 06/21/2018 - 13:57</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>சென்னை நவகிரக கோவில்களில் ஒன்றான, அருள்மிகு வெள்ளீஸ்வரர் திருக்கோயில், மாங்காடு / Velleeswarar Temple, Mangadu.</p> <p>History of Velleeswarar is part of the history of Mangadu Kamakshi temple.  Mother Parvathi had to land on Earth due to the curse of Lord Shiva as she covered His eyes in playful mood resulting in a standstill of the activities of the world.  She came to this place, stood on one leg amidst five types of fire, seeking the grace of Lord to take Her back.  <br /> It was at the same time, planet Venus-Shukra too performed penance on Lord Shiva in this place to have his eye back which he lost for blocking the charity offered by Mahabali – 3 feet land – to Lord Vishnu.  Lord Vishnu then covered all the worlds in 2 feet and the for the third, Mahabali offered his own head to honour his promise to Lord.<br /> When Lord Shiva came to grace Mother Parvathi, He granted His first blessing to Shukra the devotee, establishing the rule that priority goes for devotees than for His own consort.  As Shukra was then performing Shiva Puja, Lord could not leave the place to bless Mother Kamakshi.  He advised Her by a voice to go to Kancheepuram to continue the penance.  Ambica followed Lord’s advice, continued penance at Kanchi and joined Her Lord.  Lord granting darshan and eye to Shukra-Velli, stayed in the place as Velleeswarar.</p></div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-map field--type-text-with-summary field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Map</div> <div class="field__item"></div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-external-link field--type-link field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">External Link</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velleswarar_Temple,_Mangadu">Velleswarar Temple, Mangadu</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="http://kshetrapuranas.blogspot.in/2010/12/in-fires-will-i-stand-to-gain-your-hand_27.html?spref=tw">In Fires Will I stand to Gain Your Hand, Mangadu</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Location</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/158" hreflang="en">Mangadu</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-visually_hidden"> <div class="field__label visually-hidden">Category</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/334" hreflang="en">Religious</a></div> </div> </div> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:27:47 +0000 admin 31 at http://chennai-in-focus.com