|Nilathingal Thunda Perumal temple, Kanchi. Temples of Indi|
The earliest temple builders were Palavas and the later rulers Cholas rebuilt this temple. Adi Sankara of Kaladi, Kerala (10th-century saint and philosopher) visited this place and is believed to have been associated with expansion of this temple, Kamakshi Amman temple, and Varadaraja Perumal Temple with the help of local rulers. The temple saw rapid growth and expansion during the reign of the Vijayanagar kings in the 15th century. Philanthropist Pachiyappa Mudaliar, a successful business man during the colonial period, spent quite a big sum on the temple expansion and renovation Like him, many wealthy Nattukottai Chettiar families of Ramanad spent liberally (1905-1906) on the temple renovation work.
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Here, goddess Lakshmi has her abode in the heart of Lord Vishnu on the left and blesses the devotee from the naval chord lotus of the Lord that is supposed to belong to Lord Brahma. Brahma creates life based on past birth, sin, etc. Brahma's bad effects on the people will be nullified if devotees pray here. Perumal restored the the third eye of Shiva shut by Parvati's playful act and she was also relived of her sin by Vishnu.
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