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Thiru maal irum sOlai - part 13 - Narasimhar sannidhi

From: Sampath Rengarajan (srengara_at_ford.com)
Date: Fri Feb 21 1997 - 09:23:17 PST

Thiru maal irum sOlai - part 13 - Narasimhar sannidhi
part 13

There  is  a very prominent yoga Narasimhar sannidhi
at    the  west  prAhAram.  It  is  said  that  this
narasimhar face is expressing anger and "kobak kanal"
that was  known during the avatharam. It is believed
that  the  fire of anger or kobak kanal raises  from
his head and  go straight upward into deep space. It
is  also  believed that there is  a  small  hole  or
opening in the sirasu of this idol. This is a  local
itheeham or belief. To quench this heat and   pacify
Lord  there  is  a  nitya  thirumanchanam  performed
everyday  using milk,  curd (yogurt)   and  oil  and
silambaaru  theerththam. There is a  trust  or  aRak
kattaLai  in place for facilitating this since  last
100    years   and   more.   This   trust   for  the
thirumanchanam   of     Narasimhar    sannidhi is
initiated  by  vaLLaL pachayappa   mudaliyaar.  This
thirumanachanam    is continued  till  date  without
fail rain or shine.



Sri ANDAL samEtha Sri KaLLazhagar thiruvadikaLE charaNam
Sampath Rengarajan