Thennangur

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Thennangur
town
Sri Panduranga temple, Thennangur
Sri Panduranga temple, Thennangur
Thennangur is located in Tamil Nadu
Thennangur
Thennangur
Thennangur is located in India
Thennangur
Thennangur
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°32′47″N 79°36′30″E / 12.5463°N 79.6083°E / 12.5463; 79.6083Coordinates: 12°32′47″N 79°36′30″E / 12.5463°N 79.6083°E / 12.5463; 79.6083
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Tiruvannamalai
Talukas Vandavasi
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 604408
Lok Sabha constituency Vandavasi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Vandavasi (SC)

Thennangur, is a village, town panchayat located in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu, India. The village is the site of a uniquely designed Sri Panduranga Hindu temple.[1]

Location[edit]

Thennangur is located on State Highway 116, between Kanchipuram and Vandavasi, and is served by buses from both cities. It is 110 kilometres (68 mi) from Tamil Nadu's state capital, Chennai.

History[edit]

According to Hindu mythology, the Hindu goddess Meenakshi was found as a three-year-old child by the Pandya king here.

Thennangur was given a rebirth when Sri Haridoss Giri Swamigal, the chief disciple of Sri Gnananandha Giri Swamigal chose the village for the location of a new centre to study Kirtan and Nama sankeerthanam.[when?][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thennangur". Tamilnadu.com. 6 February 2013. 
  2. ^ GA Trust - About Us

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