Wednesday, January 13, 2010

A Recent Visit to Chidambaram and Vaithishwaran Temple

After the completion of my project and i got a long leave . so me and my mom plan to visit  chidambaram  temple .A very famous temple in south india. A great abode of Lord Nataraja(a form of Lord Shiva)

Lord Nataraja  is very famous for Dance. So i can see a lot of people dancing inside the temple . Great and it makes me say wow!!!!!.

Culture Shock -  yes of course i went to Chidambaram temple for the first time . there is a great festivel in Temple(Arudra dharshan week festivel)  . so i also there in temple. while entering the temple, i saw lots of people wearing saree . you can ask wearing saree is a culture shock?? u idiot. but actually they are wearing madisar (a way of wearing saree - brahmin people) .Out of 10 people i saw 7-8 people wearing madisar and i was shocked on seeing that. Another Shock is child marriage at chidambaram. All brahmin girls of age 8-14 got married and wearing madisar they came to temple.
every one know Child marriage is prohibited in india . But Still its going on Chidambaram.  what to say!!!

The temple is very big and its cool. i can able to see lots and lots of foreigners . I hope they are all interested in dancing. ofcourse there is lots dance school in chidambaram. yes its a nice experience for me .

After that we went to vaitheeswaran temple which is near to chidambaram nearly 30-45 min . we reached the temple around 7 pm. Vaitheeswaran Temple is located in Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. It is one of the nine Navagraha Temples and the planet Mars (Angaraka) is also worshipped here. Believed to be the site of the curing of Angaraka of leprosy, this site is known for its Naadi astrologers. Vaitheeswaran Koil is approximately 22 kilometers from Chidambaram.

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