Oct 26, 2007

SAKTHI KODU - A WEEKLY SERIAL ON GODDESSES


( by N.THYAGARAJAN)

The Sun TV channel has started to air Sakthi Kodu, a new weekly on Sundays ( 8.30 AM to 9.30 AM) about Goddesses in various temples of Tamil Nadu. It speaks about the importance of the worship of those deities as mentioned in various epics. For example, if a married couple visit Thirukarukavoor Garba Rakshambigai temple in the Thanjavur District, they will have child in the near future.How this temple came up and who were the persons like Chola kings behind for the construction of this majestic temple are all discussed in the Sakthi Kodu. Produced by Viktan Televistas, the producer has taken a lot of pains in fulfilling history of those temples with relevant anecdotes from various Tamil sangam literatures. Sakthi Kodu which was started two weeks before ( 7.10.2007) aired the details about Skandasramam in Selaiyur Chennai as Navarathri Special. The temple's priest Shanmuga Shivacharia narrated the significance for celebrating Navarathri festival in the temple followed by ten-day-yagna. All the episodes are directed by L.Ganapathy.

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