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Kaveri River

The Kaveri is a large Indian river, whose origin is at Talakaveri, Kodagu in Karnataka. It flows generally south and east through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and across the southern Deccan plateau through the southeastern lowlands, emptying into the Bay of Bengal through two principal mouths in Poompuhar, Tamilnadu.The Kaveri basin is estimated to be 81,155 square kilometres with many tributaries including the Shimsha, the Hemavati, the Arkavati, Honnuhole, Lakshmana Tirtha, Kabini, Bhavani River, the Lokapavani, the Noyyal and the Amaravati River. The river's basin covers four states and Union Territories, as follows: Tamil Nadu, 43,856 square kilometres ; Karnataka, 34,273 square kilometres ; Kerala, 2,866 square kilometres , and Puducherry, 160 square kilometres .Rising in southwestern Karnataka, it flows south-east some 800 kilometres to enter the Bay of Bengal. East of Mysore it forms the island of Shivanasamudra, on either side of which are the scenic Shivanasamudra Falls that descend about 100 metres . The river is the source for an extensive irrigation system and for hydroelectric power. The river has supported irrigated agriculture for centuries and served as the lifeblood of the ancient kingdoms and modern cities of South India.
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Chamundeshwari Temple Mysore

The Chamundeshwari Temple is located on the top of Chamundi Hills about 13 km from the palace city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka in India.

Interesting facts about Tanjore Big Temple

A study in Oriental architecture or history is certainly incomplete without a mention of the Tanjore Brihadeeshwara Temple or the Tanjore Periya Ko

Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple Melkote

The Cheluvanarayana Swamy temple is a famous temple that has more religious than architectural significance.Also known as Thirunarayanapura, it is

Airavatesvara Temple Darasuram

Airavatesvara Temple is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture located in the town of Darasuram, near Kumbakonam in the South Indian state of Tam

Lord Sukra Temple Thanjavur

Lord Sukra Temple is one of the nine Navagraha sthalas located in the Cauvery Delta region dedicated to planet Venus, called Sukra. The main deity,

Govindaraja Perumal Temple Chidambaram

Govindaraja Perumal Temple or Thiruchitrakoodam in Chidambaram in the South Indian state of Tamilnadu is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.

Brihaspati Aabathsahayeswarar Temple Tiruvarur

Alangudi is the divine place, where Lord Guru can be propitiated in the form of Sri Dakshinamurthy.

Thillai Nataraja Temple Chidambaram

Chidambaram Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in the heart of the temple town of Chidambaram,Tamil Nadu.The temple , 78 km s

Chennakesava Temple Somanathapura

The Chennakesava Temple located at Somanathapura is one of the finest examples of Hoysala architecture.

Thiruvali Thirunagari Temple Nagapattinam

Thiruvali - Thirunagari Temples are paired Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu located 10 km away from Sirkali, Tamil Nadu, India and 5 km away

Suryanar Kovil Thanjavur

Suryanar Kovil is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Hindu Sun-God, The presiding deity is Suriyanar, the Sun and his consorts Ushadevi and Prat

Sri Uppiliappan Temple Kumbakonam

Uppiliappan Temple, also known as Thiruvinnagar of Venkatachalapathy Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu.It is counted as the 60th amo

Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple Thiruvarur Thirukannamangai

Bhaktavatsala Perumal Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu, located in Thirukannamangai,a village in Nagapattinam district in the South

Ranganathaswamy Temple Srirangam

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple or Thiruvarangam is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ranganatha, a reclining form of Hindu deity.Temple is counted among the

Sri Narayana Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Narayanan Perumal Temple is dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu located in Thirunangur, a village on the outskirts of Sirkazhi in the South Indian state

Sri Appakudathan Temple Tiruchirapalli

Sri Appakudathan  temple is one among the Divya Desas of Lord Perumal.Dedicated to lord Vishnu.

Adi Kumbeswarar Temple Kumbakonam

Adi Kumbeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in the town of Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, India.

Swaminathaswamy Temple Swamimalai Thanjavur

Located at 5 km from Kumbakonam, the temple is built on an artificial hill.

Sri Saranatha Perumal Temple Thirucherai

Sri Saranatha Perumal Temple in Thirucherai is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.

Sarangapani Temple Thanjavur

Sarangapani Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu,located in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India.

Sri Seganmaal Ranganatha Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Sri Seganmaal Ranganatha Perumal Temple,named as Thiru Thetriyambalam is situated in Thirunangur, Sirkazhi, Nagapattinam district of Tamilnadu,dedi

Nageswaraswamy Temple Kumbakonam

Nageswaran Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Kumbakonam.The temple is incarnated by the hymns of Thevaram and is classifi

Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Temple Tiruchirapalli

Azhagiya Manavalan Perumal Temple also called Thirukozhi or Nachiyar Koil in Uraiyur, a suburb Tiruchirappalli is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu

Gajendra Varadha Temple Kabisthalam

Gajendra Varadha Perumal Temple in Thirukkavithalam is dedicated to the Hindu god Maha Vishnu.

Purushothaman Perumal Temple Tiruchirappalli

Purushothaman Perumal Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Trimurti Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma.It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Vishnu, w

Thiru Aadanoor Temple Thanjavur

Thiru Aadanoor Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Aadanoor, Tamil Nadu, India.

Sri Deiva Naayaga Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Sri Deiva Naayaga Perumal Temple,named as ‘Thiru Devanaar Thogai‘ is situated in Keezhchaalai village, Thirunangur, district of Nagapattinam, Tamil

Nagannathaswamy Temple Tamilnadu

The Naganatha Swamy Temple or Kethu Sthalam is a Hindu temple in the village of Keezhaperumpallam.The presiding deity is Ketu, a shadow planet.

Rahu Stalam Thanjavur

Rahu Stalam is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in Tirunageswaram.It is significant to the Hindu sect of Saivism as one of the

Sri Arulmaakadal Perumal Temple Tiruvarur

Arulmaakadal Perumal Temple also called Sthalasayana Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu It is one of the 108 Divyadesam d

Neelamegha Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Neela Megha Perumal Temple or Sowriraja Perumal Temple in Thirukannapuram is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedi

Sri Jaganatha Perumal Temple Kumbakonam

Sri Jaganatha Perumal Temple in Nathan Kovil, a village on the outskirts of Kumbakonam is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.

Jakath Rakshaka Perumal Temple Kumbakonam

Jakath Rakshaka Perumal Temple locally called Aduthurai Perumal Temple in Vadakurangaduthurai, a village on the outskirts of Kumbakonam is dedicate

Gopala Krishna Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Thirukkavalampadi or Gopalakrishna Perumal Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture.

Devaadi Raja Perumal Temple Thanjavur

Devaadi Raja Perumal temple also Known as Therazhundur temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.

Sri Naanmadhia Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Naanmadiya Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple situated in the village of Thalaichangadu, near Akkur in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, India.

Chandra Navagrahastalam Thanjavur

Chandiranaar Temple is a Hindu temple in the village of Thingalur, 18 kilometres from Kumbakonam. The presiding deity is Soma-moon.

Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Thiruvellakkulam or Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple.

Varadaraja Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Thirumanikkoodam or Varadaraja Perumal Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Vishnu, who is wors

Sri Per Arulaalan Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Sri Per Arulaalan Perumal Temple,also named as ‘Thiru Sempon Sei‘ is situated in Thirunangur village of Sirkazhi, Nagapatnam district of Tamilnadu,

Loganatha Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Loganatha Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu, India on the Tiruvarur-Nagapatnam highway.

Taamaraiyaal Kelvan Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Taamaraiyaal Kelvan Perumal Temple or Thiruppaarththanpalli is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Vishn

Parimala Ranganatha Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Parimala Ranganathar Perumal Temples is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu.

Sri Purushothamar Temple Nagapattinam

The temple is one among the 108 Divya Desas of Lord Vishnu

Sri Vaigunta Nathan Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Vaikunta Nathan Perumal Temple is dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu.It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Vishnu,who is worshipped as Vaikuntana

Kudamudakoothan Perumal Temple Nagapattinam

Kudamudakoothan Perumal Temple or Thiruarimeya Vinnagaram is dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu .It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Vishnu, wh