Recently i have seen prabhu's blog and his experience. Since i am planning to visit those places, his pictures and narrations are great help for me.
Thursday, July 26, 2007
Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Last weekend, Along with my family we went around Sriperumbattur. The Main agenda was to be visit Ramanuja Temple and visit Mango Groove for fresh mangoes. We almost do this for last 4 year and we go normally at the end of the season, but don't know why!. After some brief shower over the last week, the setting was good and we went to the Groove first since it was mid noon and temples will be closed. After 1 hour of shopping at the Garden., we reached Sriperumbattur. We were told that the Temple will be opened at 4.00 pm.
Its time for coffee break and after the darshan, instead of returning back, we thought of visiting Madhuramangalam, which is around 20 km from Sriperumbattur towards Kanchipuram. We have to turn right at Sunguvar Chatram and further travel on the lonely road to Maduramangalam, a small hamlet. This is the birth place of Swami Embar, brother of Sri Ramanuja. A small Temple but neatly maintained and i think recently renovated. Swami Embar at this temple is believed to cure all eye alignment.
From there we have taken a detour to Singaperumal koil via old Chengalpattu Road which is around 20 km from Sriperumbattur.
The whole tour takes about 6 hours since we travel by car and workes out 120 km or so.
Thursday, May 24, 2007
I just too this snap today atop our office building, Temple Tower 10Th Floor. We could see the part of Chennai surrounded by concrete structure ad mist greenery. This picture reminds us that as we ascend higher and higher the worldly things becomes smaller and smaller. No wonder people in this part of world always think of visiting Himalayans and lost their worldly pleasure after visiting such places.