MY NATIVE PLACELOCATION:Kandramanickam (Tamil: கண்டரமாணிக்கம்) is a panchayat town in Sivagangadistrict, in the state of T...
MY NATIVE PLACEIn each day every kovil nagarathars will be honoured, Sixth day of the function we(i.e.,MathurKovil)       ...
MY NATIVE PLACENotable Personalities :Shri.   V.Kannappan        Chettiar (   V.KN)       Industralist in  Tiruchy.Shri. V...
MY NATIVE PLACECEYLON 1937 Cover Colombo to Kandramanickam, IndiaMANICKANACHIAMAN KOILOorani                              ...
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  1. 1. MY NATIVE PLACELOCATION:Kandramanickam (Tamil: கண்டரமாணிக்கம்) is a panchayat town in Sivagangadistrict, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.It is 18 kilometers away from Karaikudi and 8 km away from Thirupatthur. there are somore historical temples in kandaramanickam surrounding areas.It comes under Therku vattagai.We belongs to Mathur Kovil.The village of Kandaramanickam was formed by Nagarthars migrating from their varioustemple locations and their then temporary locations. Nagarathars established theAmman Temple, Sivan Temple, built Ooranis etc., to carry out their day to day lives.During the days of foreign trade, (Kondu Vikkirathu), Kandaramanickam Nagaratharsimmigrated to countries like Ceylon, Singapore, Burma amongst a few others.Many of its Nagarathar citizens emigrated to Singapore and Burma in the earlier days.In Our Village all kovil nagarathars are living. Following gives details about total pulliesAs per 2009 JanTotal Pullies : 471 PulliesOur kovil (Mathur) : 141 PulliesBalance belongs to other 8 KovilKandaramanickam gets its name from the deity Manickanachiamman, worshipped asthe Goddess that protects the village, and its citizens. Besides TheManickanachiamman Temple, It also has the Theruku pattu Temple and a Sivan Kovil.Initially the Amman Temple is in theruku pattu and later nagarthar brings it to the village.Vilakku Pooja will be celebrated every year. The chithrai Thiruvizha function at theAmman Temple is a ritual that all Kandaramanicakam Folks look forward to every year.The first Tuesday of the month of chithrai will be kappu katuthal and the thiruvizha is for10 day event, with Ther Ottom,Panneer Thiruvila, Palkodam, thee Mithithal, PooPallaku, Thoti Kattuthal, Jalli Kattu and many other events termed as Chithiral Thiruvila. Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. MY NATIVE PLACEIn each day every kovil nagarathars will be honoured, Sixth day of the function we(i.e.,MathurKovil) nagarathars will be honoured.Kandaramanickam has two schools - an elementary school, teaching children up to 5thstandard and a high school teaching children up to the tenth standard exams, SSLC.Children from nearby villages attend the schools.In addition to the schools, Kandaramanickam has a bank ( Indian Overseas Bank) , apost office , and a few shops, Cottage industries (Home made Idiyapa mavu Lakshmibrand) . Most homes in the village are served by landlines. With the advent of cellularphones communication is excellent. Gone are the days when we had to wait for a "trunkcall or STD call to other parts of India or abroad.Kandramanickam is well connected by public transport from both Karaikudi andThirupatthur. Both these places are well connected by road transport and Karaikudi isconnected by rail as well.Besides the Manickanachi Amman Temple, there are the following temples:Sivan Kovil, common Pillayar Kovil and Vampaiya Kovil (Perumal kovil), Muneeswarartemple.Kandaramanickam is a Panchayat , with elected members and forms part of theThirupathur Union.Other Temples near by KandaramanickamSri Suganthavaneswarar Temple, Perichi Koil, Via Kandramanickam, ThakshinamurthyTemple, Pattamangalam Thirty Third Thiruvilayaadal was held in Pattamangalam.This Temple is one of the famous Siva Temples which was praised byManickaVasagar in South Valanadu at Pattamangalam. Especially many peoplecome here to pray Thaksinaamoorthy for every Thursday.Near Kandaramanickam approx 7km from kandaramanickam) Sri Sowmya NarayanaPerumal Thirukovil, Thirukoshtiur. One of the 108 divya desams in India. ( Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. MY NATIVE PLACENotable Personalities :Shri. V.Kannappan Chettiar ( V.KN) Industralist in Tiruchy.Shri. V.S.Karuppiah Chettiar ( V.S.KR.) Rajeswari Color Labs in Tiruchy andPondichery.Posted on 1947 from kandramanickam to colombo Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. MY NATIVE PLACECEYLON 1937 Cover Colombo to Kandramanickam, IndiaMANICKANACHIAMAN KOILOorani Page 4 of 4

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