Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu: photo 201
Photo 201 of 223 in Gallery: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu
Image title: Shri Ramaparadesi Siddhar
Fig. 188: This is the samadhi shrine of Shri Ramaparadesi Siddhar. It is located on the Villupuram-Puducherry highway in Villianur. Recently, a big mandapa is constructed on the samadhi and it is also attracting more number of devotees.
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.