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Nagaraja Temple Nagercoil | Nagaraja Swami Temple | Sri Nagaraja Swami Temple

Nagaraja Temple Nagercoil | Nagaraja Swami Temple | Sri Nagaraja Swami Temple

Nagaraja Temple Nagercoil | Nagaraja Swami Temple | Sri Nagaraja Swami Temple Nagaraja Temple is a Hindu place of worship in Nagercoil. Nagercoil town is named after this Temple. Nagaraja Temple is situated in the heart of the city of Nagercoil. Five headed Nagaraja (King of Serpents) is the presiding[Read More…]

by May 9, 2017 History
Nagercoil Clock Tower | Nagercoil Mani Medai | Manimedai | Tower Junction

Nagercoil Clock Tower | Nagercoil Mani Medai | Manimedai | Tower Junction

Nagercoil Clock Tower | Nagercoil Mani Medai | Manimedai | Tower Junction When we say about Nagercoil City, the first thing that comes quickly to our mind is the Nagercoil Clock Tower. It is situated in the heart of the Nagercoil City and the area where the clock tower stands[Read More…]

by August 7, 2016 History
Muttidichan Parai Miraculous Fountain | Martyr Devasahayam Pillai Shrine | St. Michael Church | Puliyoorkurichi, Thuckalay

Muttidichan Parai Miraculous Fountain | Martyr Devasahayam Pillai Shrine | St. Michael Church | Puliyoorkurichi, Thuckalay

Muttidichan Parai Miraculous Fountain | Martyr Devasahayam Pillai Shrine | St. Michael Church | Puliyoorkurichi, Thuckalay This Church is located on the NH 47 Kanyakumari – Trivandrum National Highway at Puliyoorkurichi, near Thuckalay. About Devasahayam Pillai Devasahayam Pillai was born as Neelakanta Pillai into a Hindu high-caste Nair Family in[Read More…]

by March 19, 2016 History
St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral , Kottar

St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral , Kottar

St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral , Kottar St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral is located at Kottar, now a suburb of Nagercoil, which was once a very famous commercial centre at that time. It is one of the famous pilgrimage centres in India. It is also one of the oldest Churches in Tamil[Read More…]

by March 8, 2016 History
History of Kumari Amman Temple | Kanyakumari Bhagavathy Temple | Devi Kumari Temple

History of Kumari Amman Temple | Kanyakumari Bhagavathy Temple | Devi Kumari Temple

History of Kumari Amman Temple | Devi Kumari Temple | Kanyakumari Bhagavathy Temple Situated on the seashore of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, overlooking the sea, this Kumari Amman Temple is dedicated to the virgin Goddess Devi Kanyakumari. Kumari Amman Temple is said to be over 3000 years old. The Devi stands as a[Read More…]

by January 10, 2016 History
Events in Travancore History [Chera / Venad / Travancore]

Events in Travancore History [Chera / Venad / Travancore]

Events in Travancore History [Chera / Venad / Travancore] A.D. The first five centuries of the Christian era was the period of the first Chera Empire. This period is also known as the Sangam Age. Chera Empire   A.D. 50 – 100 King Perinchottuthiyan Cheralathan A.D. 52 – 110 King[Read More…]

by January 10, 2016 History
CSI Home Church, Nagercoil | The Oldest Church in Asia

CSI Home Church, Nagercoil | The Oldest Church in Asia

CSI Home Church, Nagercoil | The Oldest Church in Asia Home Church, Nagercoil is one of the oldest Churches in Asia and also the biggest and oldest of the Protestant Churches in South India. It was built during the British reign. This Church comes under Church of South India (CSI).[Read More…]

by January 8, 2016 History
Facts for Name of Towns in Kanyakumari District

Facts for Name of Towns in Kanyakumari District

Facts for Name of Towns in Kanyakumari District Kanyakumari The place where Devi Kanyakumari stands in Penance Position (தவக்கோலத்தில்) towards God. Nagercoil The place where Nagaraja Temple is located which links the four Religions – Saivam, Vaishnava, Jainism & Buddhism. Agastheeswaram The place where Sage Agasthiar did penance to Lord[Read More…]

by December 30, 2015 History
Battle of Colachel & Victory Pillar

Battle of Colachel & Victory Pillar

The first battle that was fought against the power of the European Domination in Asia was the Battle of Colachel. The battle was fought on 10th August 1741 (The date of the battle is July 31, 1741, by the Julian calendar and August 10, 1741, according to the Gregorian calendar[Read More…]

by November 29, 2015 History
Kanyakumari History in Short

Kanyakumari History in Short

Kanyakumari history goes long back. There is a legend of India, which says that Parasurama one of the avatars of Vishnu, heralded his battle axe and reclaimed from the sea, in the strip of land between Goa and Kanyakumari, on which he rehabilated his followers. However thereto, there is a[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 History