Maintenance of Heritage sites

Aalayam Kanden has been supporting repairs, maintenance and creating access to heritage sites in a modest way. So far the following projects have been supported:

  • Partial support to repair of front mandapam of Dhatriswara Temple, Sithukadu
  • Complete renovation of Kari Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Nerkundram (see video here.
  • Partial support for preservation of the birth place of Sundaramurthy Nayanar, one of the reputed Saivaite saints of Tamil Nadu.
  • Creation of permanent fund of electricity charges at Nellikuppam Kailasanatha Temple
  • Creation of road to the completely encroached Kailasa Eswaramudaiya Mahadevar Temple at Kesavaram.
  • Writing, printing and distributing brochures about the history of the temple free of cost. This is then sold by the temples to take care of minor maintenance expenses.
  • Provision of invertors, amplifiers, digital cameras, ghee and oil as required by the temples in make visitor experience better.