Archive for December, 2021

PLANTS, CONSTELLATIONS, THE ZODIAC AND THE PLANETS

Plants are the earliest form of life on earth. 10 million years ago, much before primitive man made an appearance; they were in fully developed existence with stems, fruits and flowers.

Plants are the foundation stone of life on earth. They capture energy from the sun and use it to build up leaves, stems and roots making up a gre

TEMPLE ENDOWMENTS – AGNEESWARER TEMPLE AT THIRUPPUGALUR – PART V

Ornaments

Ornaments were presented by many devotees during the reign of Rajendra II to the image of the god. Devan Pattagal Pandaram and his daughter set up the image of Suryadeva and his two consorts newly in the temple at Thiruppugalur. The names of donors are engraved in the inscription. Devan Pattagal Pandara

TEMPLE ENDOWMENTS – AGNEESWARER TEMPLE AT THIRUPPUGALUR – PART IV

Endowment for Food-offering

During the reign of Rajaraja I and Kulothunga I, there are a large number of endowments for food offerings to God and feeding the devotees. The details are given below:

There is an endowment in A.D. 1006 during the period of Rajaraja Chola during hi