Nacciyar: 1 definition

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Nacciyar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shodhganga: Temples and cult of Sri Rama in Tamilnadu

Nacciyar is short Nacciyarkoyil (or Naraiyur), which refers to one of the 108 divyadesas according to Priyavaccan Pillai’s compendium of the Ramayana based on the Nalayirativviyappirapantam.—Naraiyur is the venue of Srinivasan. Famous for Garuda-seva, there is a chapel for Garuda. The Murti is 108 divyadesas are installed in the temple.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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