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Loganatha Perumal Temple
#TamilNaduTemples 🚩

Loganatha Perumal Temple, Thirukannangudi is one among the 108 Divya Deshams, where Mahavishnu is worshipped as Loganatha Perumal and Lakshmi Devi as Loganayagi. Temple is one among Pancha Narayana Kshetrams.
Sthala Puranam says that, Vasishta Muni made a Vigraham of Shri Krishna with butter. Butter did not melt because of his devotion. Krishna wanted to test Vasishta Muni and came there as a boy
and started to have Vigraham made of butter. Many rishi's praying there tied the boy in
a tree. Thus Krishna gave darshan to all and as requested by Vasishta Muni Perumal stood here as Damodhara Narayanan and the area was called Kannangudi. Gautama Maharshi is also said to have worshipped Mahavishnu here.
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#TNLockdown Extended till 6 am of June 14

In #Coimbatore, #Nilgiris, #Tiruppur, #Erode, #Salem, #Karur, #Namakkal, #Thanjavur, #Tiruvarur, #Nagapattinam & #Mayiladuthurai following allowed.
Standalone provision stores, groceries, meat/fish stalls from 6 am to 5 pm...
Platform fruits, flowers and vegetables stalls allowed
Only wholesale trade at fish markets.

Abattoirs only for wholesale trade.

30% staff at Government offices.

50 tokens/day at Sub Registrar offices.

50% workers at matchbox factories....
In remaining districts following will be allowed additionally:

Security agencies, housekeeping in apartments with e-registration

Electricians, plumbers & motor technicians from 6 am to 5 pm.

Electrical goods shops from 6 am to 5 pm...
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A Thread on "Ancient Industries Of Poompuhar"

#Puhar (also known as #Poompuhar), #பூம்புகார் is a town in #Nagapattinam district in #TamilNadu. It was once a flourishing ancient port city known as #Kaveripoompattinam, which for a while served as the capital of the Early Cholas! Image
It is mentioned in the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea!

#Kaveripoompattinam was a beautiful maritime city of the #Sangam age, situated at the confluence of the river #Kaveri with the Bay of Bengal! Image
It served as the centre of Political, Cultural and Commercial activities of the Ancient Tamils!

There were references of its flourishing trade, planned layout, beautiful building and harbour area from the early Tamil works such as #Pattinappalai #Manimekalai & #Silappathikaram!
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