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Thiruvakkarai Temples
The Temple of Chandramouleeswarar and Vakkara Kali,
Thiruvakkarai is in Tindivanam Taluk and used to be a part of erstwhile South Arcot District of Tamil Nadu in 1983 more...

Hundred Pillar Mantapam
The temple complex in Tiruvakarai houses shrines, both to Shiva and Vishnu apart from Mother Kali more…

Worship of Shiva and Devi
The inscriptions say that Queen Ulagamuzhudhudaiyal constructed this Mantapam in 1286 AD more...

Other Shrines at Tiruvakkarai
In the inner prakaram we can worship the deities of Ganapathi, Dhakshinamurthy, Vishnu with Lakshmi Prayoka Chakra and Lingam More...

Presence of Devdasis in Tiruvakkarai and other temples
The inscriptions in the temple of Tiruvakkarai point to the existence of Devdasis in the temple, as was the custom in many Hindu temples more...

Temple Devdasis
Another scholar who worked with the Devdasis was the famous carnatic singer Dr. Shyamala Balakrishnan, the sister-in-law of Dr. Padma Subramanium more...

 

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