Happy news ~ something good happening in a Temple…. Read this news item in Dinamalar of date ~ Friday 28th Dec 2012.
The report states that subsequent to the news item published in Dinamalar dated 21st Dec 2012 – the HR&CE has decided to remove the modern cudappah slabs and replace them with the traditional ‘black stones’ in the outer precincts of Thingalur Kailasanathar Temple near Thiruvaiyaru, famously known as ‘Chandra sthalam’.
This report mentions that it is against ‘Agama’ to lay modern tiles inside the temple. A HRCE Official is quoted as stating that the work of removing the cuddapah stones would start within two months and upon removal, black stones will be laid in their place.
Stones are stones ~ and their characteristic traits would never change.
Devotees of Thiruvallikeni Sri Parthasarathi Swami Temple pray that the same occurs at Thiruvallikkeni too…………… Praying to Lord Parthasarathi Himself that this happens sooner…………. the granite stones are removed; traditional blackstones laid and ….. the ugly semi-permanent shed is also removed.