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Jalakandeswarar Temple

Jalakandeswarar Temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva which is located in the Vellore Fort, Tamil Nadu State, India. The temple of the Vijaynagar period stands inside the Vellore Fort, which is under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India, along with the St. John's Church, Tippu Mahal, Hyder Mahal, Candy Mahal, Badhusha Mahal and the Begum Mahal.

Vellore Fort

Vellore Fort is a large 16th-century fort situated in heart of the Vellore city, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India built by Vijayanagara Kings. The Fort was at one point of time the headquarters of the Aravidu Dynasty of Vijayanagara Empire. The fort is known for its grand ramparts, wide moat and robust masonry.

Balamurugan temple, Ratnagiri

It is said that the priest of this temple is an enlightened person. The deity is God Karthik in a child form. A good place to get the grace of Lord Bala Muruga.Built around the fourteenth century, the temple is located on the top of a hill. It is believed that, 'where there is a hill, there is Lord Muruga'.


Vallimalai is a village in Katpadi taluk of Vellore District, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Vellore and near Ponnai. It is known for Subramanya temple, a Hindu temple for Lord Murugan.

Swamimalai Hills

Yelagiri is a hill station in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, India, situated off the Vaniyambadi-Tirupattur road.Located at an altitude of 1,110.6 metres above Mean Sea Level and spread across 30 km2, the Yelagiri village (also spelled Elagiri at times) is surrounded by orchards, rose-gardens, and green valleys.

Sri Selva Vinayagar Temple

Sri Selva Vinayagar Temple at Shenbakkam is located about three kilometres away from Vellore. Sri Selva Vinayagar and Somasundareswarar are the presiding deities of this temple.

Sholinghur Town

Sholinghur is a town under Walajapet taluk in Vellore District of Tamil Nadu, India. Sholinghur is very famous for the Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. Sholinghur was ruled by the Chola Empire, Nawabs of Arcot and Tippu Sultan.

Pathway of Light

In the holy hymn entitled, ‘Lalitha Sahasranama’ there is one thousand names of the Divine Mother. One of them is ‘Guru Murthy’ which means ‘God in the form of a Guru’.aking care of our parents is the most important ‘dharma’ we can and should do.

- Sri Sakthi Amma

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