• Sthalapuranam of Vengeeswarar Temple confirms Kodambakkam, Chennai are ancient

    Thursday, October 15, 2020, Chennai

    Puliyur is an ancient and historical place as recorded by the Sthalapuranam of the Vengeeswarar and Bharathvajeswarar Temple (Sri Vaaleeswaram) at Puliyur. Puliyur Kottam is the ancient name for Chennai. Inscriptions in Puliyur temples confirm that Chennai is ancient

  • Real name of Kodambakkam is Kodalambakkam

    Thursday, October 15, 2020, Chennai

    The real name of Kodambakkam is Kodalambakkam (Kodal + pakkam)). Kodal is the name of a flower that grew in these parts, as recorded in ancient Tamil literature. The sthalapuranam of the Vengeeswarar temple in Kodambakkam (ancient name Puliyur) provides details of Kodalambakkam, and of Tamil scholars Vageesa Munivar and his guru Paramanandha Munivar, both of whom lived in Kodalambakkam. This showed that Kodambakkam and other parts of Chennai were ancient.


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