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Pancha Bhoota

Freeindia > Others > Pancha Bhoota (The Five Elements)
Pancha Bhoota

The origin of life is linked with the five basic elements (Pancha - five, Bhootam - Element) of Wind, Water, Fire, Earth and Space (ether).

These elements are referred to as Vaayu, Jalam (Apah), Agni, Prithvi and Aakasam.

Divinity is a manifestation of these basic elements.

Pancha Bhoota Stalam; Shiva Temples Dedicated to the five primary elements are:

1. The Sri Kalahastiswarar temple at Sri Kalahasti near Tirupati - Vayu Stalam (Wind)

2. The Jambukeswarar temple at Tiruvanaikka near Tiruchirappalli - Apustalam (Water)

3. The Annamalaiyaar (Arunachaleswarar) temple at Tiruvannamalai - Agni Stalam (Fire)

4. The Ekambranathar Temple at Kanchipuram - Prithvi Stalam (Earth)

5. The Natarajar Temple at Chidambaram - Akasa Stalam (Space )

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Published on: 2003-01-30 (2468 reads)

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