“All six Padai Veedus of Lord Muruga in just one single site!”

Sage of Kanchi

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In 1984 Kanchi Paramacharya was camping at Gulbarga in Karnataka State border when Dr. Alagappa Alagappan, an Ex-UN Official went to have his darshan. He mentioned to the Acharya,

“How about having one temple for all the six Padai Veedu temples of Lord Muruga at one place and that too in granite?”

The Sage looked at him with His usual smile and said:

“Yes, you may build. I will get you the land.”

With this consent He blessed Dr Alagappa Alagappan. The Acharya immediately arranged for an acre of land at Besant Nagar in Chennai near the sea, through the then Chief Minister MGR and HR & CE Minister Mr. R.M. Veerappan.

Dr. Alagappan is the pioneer in building Hindu temples in USA. First he built Maha Vallabha Ganapati temple in New York and was instrumental in building many others like the Venkatachalapati temple in Pittsburgh and Meenakshi temple in…

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