Pallikondeswarar Swamy Temple in Surutapalli

We met on Friday and during the course of the conversation my friend Ar mentioned this temple in Surutapalli and how it was very famous. I hadn’t even heard of the place, leave alone the temple and so when she said “am thinking i”ll ask the husband...

Thiruvathirai Special

Thiruvathirai, a star, also a festival celebrated in the marghazi masam [Dec-Jan] is a day when we celeberate the thandavam (cosmic dance) performed my Lord Shiva. Another side to this day is that it is Lord Shiva’s star birthday today, the star being arudhra....

Skywatch Friday…The Port city

Allowing the road to direct the journey, i found myself in the port city of Karaikal I drove along the narrow road all the way to the beach, where i found a few men bringing in fish from their fishing venture. And there were few others waiting for the catch to bid and...

Skywatch Friday- Where they meet

“Poompuhar welcomes you” was the signboard i saw up ahead. We were really here and headed towards the delta. The town bore a sleepy look, probably because it was a Sunday afternoon. I remember studying about Cauvery poompattinam back in high school Tamil...

Skywatch Friday… Heavenly

Through the window, i peered out trying to see if the towering chapel was in view,  my neck was starting to hurt and the lady in adjoining seat was giving me a look “are you ok?, is this your 1st time here?”. I replied in affirmative to both her...