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Ekambaranathar Temple Timings at Kanchipuram – Opening and Closing Time of Kanchipuram Ekambaranathar Temple

Ekambaranathar Temple at Kanchipuram is a very popular Shiva shrine in the region and equally famous is a 3500 year old mango tree. The temple timings are given below in detail. The opening and closing time at Kanchipuram Ekambaranathar Temple is extended during festival days especially during Painguni Uthiram. Ekambaranathar Temple Timings Morning Time 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM Evening Darshan Time 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM The important pujas are held at 6:00 AM, 7:00 AM and at 12:00 PM The important evening pujas are at 6:00 PM

New Archeological Evidence Suggest Tantric Worship in South India more 2100 years ago

Kondapur Region in Medak District in Telangana in India was believed to be a Buddhist site. But new excavations conduction in the region suggests that Tantric worship was practiced here from the 3rd century BC to 3rd Century AD. The region was then under the Satavahana Kings. Digital Journal writes “Even though Satavahana kings were under the control of King Ashoka, who embraced Buddhism, they have also patronised Vedic religion,” said G. Maheswari, the Superintending Archaeologist of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Chennai Circle .  “A kaolin (lime and clay) image of a Brahmin, probably the Raja Guru, with a thick sacred thread, embracing the king, goes to show the status enjoyed by Brahmin priests. Presence of ‘pancha mathas’ and images of ‘Lajja Gowri’ clearly proves it is a Tantric cult site, where the goddess of fertility was worshipped,” said Ms. Maheswari.  Ms. Maheshwari also pointed to the presence of Images of nude women adorned with jewels, as proof of