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Tipu Sultan Destroyed A Jyotirlinga Temple Taliparambha Mahadeva
it is normal and fashionable for self styled intellectuals and historians in India to paint a religious bigot and a killer as a patriot and worship him as a hero.Killer of Mandya Brahmins,who forcibly circumcised Hindus,made Brahmins eat Beef,killed over thirty thousand people in Malabar,now Kerala…Tipu Sultan.There is also a canard that he protected Hindu temples and donated a gem to Sringeri Mutt. Why he donated it is mentioned in my article.
Tipu Sultan destroyed a Temple in Talliparambha, Kerala and its remains can be seen even today.
The Rajarajeshwara temple is a Shiva temple located in Taliparamba in Kannurdistrict of Kerala, India. The temple is regarded as one of the existing 108 ancient Shiva Temples of ancient Kerala. It also has a prominent place amongst the numerous Shiva temples in South India. It had the tallest shikhara amongst the temples of its time. The Rajarajeshwara temple has a top of about 90 tonnes. If any problem is encountered in the other temples of South India, devotees seek a solution in this temple through a prashnam, a traditional method of astrological decision making. Legendarily, it was supposedly renovated by Sage Parashurama, long before the Kali Yuga commenced. Several centuries ago, it was renovated by the Mushika (Kolathiri) dynasty kings. This temple was rebuilt into its present form in the early eleventh century. The quadrangular sanctum has a two-tiered pyramidal roof; in front of the sanctum is the namaskara mandapam, but the temple has no kodi maram (flagstaff), unlike others in Kerala. Only Hindus are permitted to enter.
The temple at Taliparamba is among the 108 ancient Kerala temples dedicated to Shiva. It is as famous as the Shiva temples in Vaikom, Ettumanur and Trichur.
Taliparamba is also regarded as one of the ancient Shakti Peethams. Legend has it that the head of Sati (Goddess/ wife of Shiva) fell here after Shiva’s tandavam following Sati’s self-immolation. Sati was the daughter of Daksh, a respected Hindu king who had a disregard for Shiva.
The Shiva Linga here is believed to be several thousands of years old. Legend has it that Shiva gave 13 sacred Shivalingas to Parvati/Sati to worship. One sage, Maandhata, propitiated Lord Shiva with intense prayers. Shiva was so pleased that he presented one of the Shiva Lingas to him with the injunction that it should be installed only at a place where there was no cremation ground. The sage, after searching all over, found Taliparamba the most sacred spot where he installed the Shiva Linga.
After his death the Linga disappeared into the earth. Then his son Muchukunda offered similar prayers to Shiva and got a second Shiva Linga, which too disappeared in course of time. Centuries passed. The third Shiva Linga was handed down to Satasoman, a king of Mushaka/Kolathiri/Chirakkal Royal Family, who then ruled the region. He was an ardent devotee of Shiva. On the advice of sage Agastya, he prayed to Lord Siva, who granted him the Shiva Linga. The king installed it in the present temple built by him. However, as per many legends associated with the Temple, Agastya Himself installed the Shiva Linga (which is believed as per those legends to be a ‘Jyothirlingam
voluntary profession of the Mohammadan faith or a forced conversion with deportation from the native land… In short, either way they had to embrace Mohammadan faith!… The unhappy Nair captives gave a forced consent and on the next day, the Islamic initiation rite of circumcision was performed on all male members, closing the ceremony after…
Tipu ordered his troops to round up all Mandyam Iyengars of Melkote, many of whom were relatives and friends of Tirumaliyengar, and he massacred them in cold blood. The slaughter was on the day when the Mandyam Iyengars were getting ready to celebrate Naraka Chaturdashi. The celebrations turned into mourning.
The Sringeri Mutt possesses 47 letters addressed by Tipu Sultan to the then Shankaracharya Sri Sacchidananda Bharati III (1770 – 1814). Dr. A. K. Shastry has in his book ‘The records of the Sringeri Dharmasamsthana’, translated and commented upon these letters. Yet there is evidence that he destroyed 8000 temples. “”In the month of Chingam…
In Karnataka, Tipu Sultan is held in veneration for his religious tolerance ,his donations to Hindu Temples and honorable treatment of Hindus. He is held in high esteem,hos Fort,Summer Palace in Bangalore ,the place where he was imprisoned are maintained by the Archaeological Department of India.. In a letter (December 14, 1788), he said to…
3 responses to “Tipu Sultan Destroyed A Jyotirlinga Temple Taliparambha Mahadeva”
Leftover residue muslim rascals of tipu sultan are still celebrating that most atrocious inhuman tipu sultan even today in Tamilnadu!…. And in South India Dindigul Town they have also built a monument few years back to that atrocious mughal in the government proboke land with the help of this dravida/dravisa party politicians!!…..
Dear Sir, I am very much thankful to you for truly exposing all the atrocities committed by the mughals and muslim rascals throughout the history and even today. In my opinion islam is the most stupid so called religion with utmost unscientific and with unbelievable systems!….