Posted on: 8 February 2014

Illustration from the book:

Indian Pictures
Drawn with pen and pencil
By the Rev. W. Urwick
Published by Religious Tract Society, London - 1881

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place writen heres is as thiruelveli ut it belong to thiruvanaikoil surya theertham

It shd be Thiruvanaikaval(Thiru+Aanai+kaval). It is revered as one of the Pancha-Bhoota Stalams (Water).There is a fresh water spring underneath the Shiv Linga. Sree Adi Shankara is said to have visited this shrine and has done the Thadanga (Ear Rings) Pratishta for the goddess to ensure that she remains in a Sowmya Roopa. It is also the birthplace of the world renowned Nobel Laureate C. V. Raman


Awesome, called Pagoda by the Photographer