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Suchindram Temple Pictures – Online Virtual Tour of Thanumalayan Temple at Suchindram in Tamil Nadu

SuchindramThanumalayanTemple is dedicated to the Trimurtis – Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma – and is located at Suchindram in Kannyakumari District in Tamil Nadu. The highlight of the temple is the numerous sculptures of Hindu Deities especially the 3 meter tall sculpture of Hanuman and the musical pillars.  Now to give an idea of the Thanumalayan Temple, Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation and Department of Tourism and website is providing an online virtual tour of the temple. In the online virtual tour you can get a 360 degree panoramic view of the temple. There are 13 breath taking pictures of the temple by A. Suresh Babu of view360. You can view the Virtual Tour of Suchindram Temple here at

Lohargal Yatra in Bhadrapad Month

Lohargal is a unique sacred spot located in Jhunjhunu District in Rajasthan. A perennial stream falls into sacred teertha or pond known as Suraj Kund here. Lohargal Yatra is held from Sri Krishna Janmashtami to Amavasya. In 2018, Lohargal Yatra is from September 3 to September 9. The ritual is observed from the eighth day of Krishna Paksha in Bhadrapad month to Amavasi or no moon in Bhadra month as per traditional calendar followed in North India.
Lohargal Yatra Story Legend has it that Pandavas after the Mahabharata battle repented on the banks of the Suraj Kund for the killing of relatives and thousands of other people in the Kurukshetra war. It is said that when the Pandavas washed their weapons in the Suraj Kund all of weapons melted. And the water body got the name Lohargal, that which melts iron.
It is now believed that bathing in the holy waters at Lohargal cures various diseases.

Lohargal is located around 70 km from Jhunjhunu.

Tirukural – Inspirational Quotes

What is aimed at is easier to achieve when one pursues relentlessly with a firm mind. There is nothing hard to achieve for those who persist vigilantly with passion to achieve. Perseverance will bring prosperity and the lack of it will only breed poverty. The world will abandon those who give up their tasks midway unfinished. Even if fact acts against your mission, you will be rewarded for your efforts. Tirukural