Sri Margabandeeswarar Temple

Sri Margabandeeswarar Temple

Sri Margabandeeswarar Temple- History

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Vellore is a town of sanctuaries. Sri Margabandeeswarar Temple is another sanctuary that ought to be on your rundown. It is perhaps the most gorgeous and heavenly spot to see in Vellore. On the off chance that you have at any point seen, the sanctuaries in the South are bright and have an exceptional design. Sri Margabandeeswarar is additionally an illustration of South Indian sanctuary design.

Vellore Fort is a huge sixteenth century stronghold arranged in heart of the Vellore city, in the territory of Tamil Nadu, India worked by Vijayanagara lords. The stronghold was at one at once of the Aravidu Dynasty of the Vijayanagara Empire. The post is known for its fantastic bulwarks, wide channel and vigorous brick work.


A good ways off of 650 m from Virinjipuram Bus Stop and 13 km from Vellore Town Railway Station, Sri Margabandeswarar Temple is a thirteenth century sanctuary arranged on Bangalore - Chennai National Highway. The sanctuary has rich models and creative points of support. The sanctuary was worked by Cholas Kings in thirteenth Century while Bomma Nayakars, who assembled Vellore Jalagandeswarar sanctuary, made a few expansions to the sanctuary including delightful kalyana mandapa.

The fundamental god of this sanctuary is Swayambu Lingam known as Margabandeeswarar. The Siva Lingam is marginally inclining to North East course. The Goddess of the sanctuary is Maragadambal. Different divinities found in the sanctuary are Ganapathy, Subramanya, Chandra Mouleeswara, Pancha Mukha Lingam, Saptha Matrukas, Lakshmi, Saraswathy and Durga. In this sanctuary Lord Brahma is venerated as Virinjan. He adored Lord Shiva at this spot and thus it got the name Virinjipuram.

The Simha teerth, the tank with the lion confronted form situated inside the sanctuary complex is a well fabricated. The sanctuary has a lovely huge pinnacle in the east course. The feature of the sanctuary is two Kalyana Mandapas situated on one or the other side of the external walled in areas. Both the mandapas are loaded up with wonderfully cut support points and models. One can find different types of Shiva, Vishnu and different Gods superbly engraved on mainstays of these mandapas. Narasimha emerging from point of support, killing Hiranyakasipa, Vishnu with instruments, and other such superb figures can be found in these mandapas.


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