24 Tirtha’s of Ramanatha Swamy Temple, Rameswaram

  • G Ramamoorthy Ph.D. Research Scholar (Full-Time), Post Graduate and Research Department of History, Alagappa Government Arts College, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India
  • J Albaris Associate Professor, Post Graduate and Research, Department of History, Alagappa Government Arts College, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Tirthams, Hindu temple, Rameswaram, Pilgrimage, Jyotirlinga, Nayanars

Abstract

We know Ramayana and Ramesawaram, the memorable temple located at the tip of Indian Point in Tamil Nadu. It is the most important visit in the Hindu Religion and through the year tourist multitude the place to take a bath in the famous “Tirthams” of Rameswaram. Ramanathaswamy Temple is a Hindu temple enthusiastic to the god Shiva located on Rameswaram island in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Rameswaram Temple Tirthas are the holy wells situated inside the Rameswaram Temple in Tamilnadu, India. There are sixty-four Tīrthas (holy water bodies) in and around the island of Rameswaram. According to Skanda Purana, 24 Tirthas in Rameswaram are important and taking snan (bathing) in them are considered equivalent to penance. Twenty-TwoThirth as are inside Ramanatha Swami Temple.

Published
2019-10-01
How to Cite
Ramamoorthy, G., & Albaris, J. (2019). 24 Tirtha’s of Ramanatha Swamy Temple, Rameswaram. Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities, 7(2), 95-97. https://doi.org/10.34293/sijash.v7i2.816
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