Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu: photo 198
Photo 198 of 223 in Gallery: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu
Image title: Kaduveli Siddhar
Fig. 186: This image of Kaduveli Siddhar is found in front of the Amman shrine of the Irumbai Mahakalieshvara temple near Puducherry. He is depicted in a Siddhasana pose exactly in the same way as depicted above in Fig. 185.
The Siddha/Natha tradition symbolize the most comprehensive understanding and application of the theoretical and methodological tenets of Tantric philosophy. There are many Siddha-centres all over the Tamilnadu. The temples in Tamil-Nadu contain the sculptures depicting the Tantric rites and the images of the venerated Siddhas in it.