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Sri Lakshmi Hayagreeva in Poygaipakkam temple

Sri Lakshmi Narayana Varadaraja Perumal Koil, Poyyapakkam, Tamil Nadu 605103-ஸ்ரீ லக்ஷ்மிநாராயண வரதராஜப் பெருமாள் கோயில், பொய்கைப்பாக்கம், விழுப்புரம் 605 103. (Google Maps) This is one of the oldest temples (around 1000 years) built by the Chola, Pandya and Vijaynagar kings. This temple is about 10 km from River Pennaiyar. It is said that as part of the culverts Goddess Sri Lakshmi and Sri Saraswathi took the blessings … Continue reading Sri Lakshmi Hayagreeva in Poygaipakkam temple

Thiruvanthipuram Temple

Devanathaswamy temple (also called Thiruvahintrapuram Kovil) in Thiruvanthipuram, a village in the outskirts of Cuddalore in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. There is a separate shrine atop a small hillock here for Lord Lakshmi Hayagriva, the horse-faced avatar of Lord Vishnu. The temple is the only historical temple in South India to have a shrine of Lord Lakshmi … Continue reading Thiruvanthipuram Temple

Kumbabishekam at Muthialpet, Pondicherry

This week Kumbabishekam (ritual done after construction of a new temple or after extensive renovation) was performed grandly for Sri Lakshmi Hayagriva Temple in Sri Ramakrishna Nagar, Muthialpet. It is believed during the auspicious hour when the Kumbabishekam (pouring of blessed water on the Temple crown a.k.a Kalasam) is performed, the Devas and Angels from Heaven visit the place and while here bless the assembled. … Continue reading Kumbabishekam at Muthialpet, Pondicherry