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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
When did the name ‘ Kottar ’ changed into ‘Nagercoil’?

When did the name ‘ Kottar ’ changed into ‘Nagercoil’?

Kottar is situated in a part of Nagercoil today. But in ancient times, the whole of Nagercoil was called as Kottar, according to the literatures, inscriptions, palm leaf manuscripts and travelogues of foreigners. Kottar was once a big city which flourished in commerce, religion and arts. When Kottar did change[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 History