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Re: [srivenugopala] Re: Any Answer

From: Srivatsa Kadambi (
Date: Thu Aug 23 2001 - 01:25:03 PDT

Dear Sadagopan,
Thanks a ton for the information.
Please forgive my ignorance. I'm not very sure about
what I said. But I remember the archakar of the temple
telling this. However I'll confirm with learned locals
In any case regarding the Ranganatha temple at Shivana
samudra, it is in a place called somanathpura close to
Sriranga patana. It is a contribution from hoysala
king Vishnuvaradhana (blessed by our Acharya)

This site gives little more information about the

dAsan Srivatsa

--- Sadagopan <> wrote:
> Dear BhakthAs:
> I was not aware of an Aadhi Rangan at 
> Shivana Samudram. It was my understanding 
> that the Sriranga PattaNam RanganAthan
> was the Adhi Rangan. There are 5 RanganAthans
> on the bank of Cauvery ( Not always in the middle of
> Islands) for us.
> These are:
> 1.Adhi Rangan 
> 2.KasthUri Rangan of Srirangam
> 3.Hema Rangan of Thirukkudanthia
> 4.ParimaLa Rangan of Thiru Indhalur ,
>   where Cauvery reaches its Sangamam with Samudhra
> Raajan
> 5. The fifth one is between Srirangam and
> Thirukkudanthai.
>    I can not trecall this dhivya desam quickly.
> Other BhakthAs
>    might be able to add this information.
> Sri RanganAtha ParabrahmaNE Nama:
> V.Sadagopan   
> >

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