Finishing Touches

Model house for Kolu

It is Navaratri golu time. This young girl is giving some last minute touches to a doll house that a customer has just chosen. At North Mada Street, Mylapore, Chennai.

Theertha Paleeswarar

A shrine behind being got ready for puja by a woman devotee.
A shrine behind being got ready for puja by a woman devotee.

Though situated in Triplicane, the Theerthapaleeswarar temple on Natesan Salai is counted as one of the 7 important Siva temples of Mylapore. The others are: Kapaleeswarar, Karaneeswarar, Velliswarar, Valeeswarar, Virupaksheeswarar and Malleeswarar, all situated in Mylapore.

Siva as Theertha paleeswarar had blessed sage Agastya here. Sea water is used for Abhishekam.