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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Kanyakumari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kanyakumari District Kanyakumari district is one of the 30 districts of the state of Tamil Nadu, in southeastern India.
Kanyakumari district is one of the 30 districts of the state of Tamil Nadu, in southeastern India.
The Kanyakumari district was one of the worst affected districts in the Tsunami that ravaged the coasts of various countries in South and South East Asia, on 26th Dec 2004.
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 Kanyakumari - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kanyakumari got its name from the Kumari Amman or the Kanyakumari Temple situated at the shore on the confluence of the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea.
Kanyakumari lies at the meeting point of three bodies of water: the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean.
The Kumari Amman or the Kanyakumari Temple, located on the shore, is a Shakti Peetha dedicated to a manifestation of Parvati, the virgin goddess who did penance to obtain Lord Shiva's hand in marriage.
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 Kanyakumari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kanyakumari lies at the meeting point of three water bodies, the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean.
Kanyakumari is also the location where Swami Vivekananda is said to have meditated for some time before attending the World Parliament of Religions at Chicago in 1893.
Kanyakumari Located at the southernmost part of India, Kanyakumari is a place at the confluence of the Indian ocean, the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.
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 Kanyakumari Tours,Kanyakumari Tour Packages,India
Kanyakumari is the district headquarters of the district of the same name.
Kanyakumari is also famous for its vast green stretches of paddy fields, rich forests, coconut groves and mineral sands.
Kanyakumari, also known as Cape Comorin is located at the southern most tip of India, where the Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea meet.
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 Kanyakumari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kanyakumari is a town at the southernmost of the Indian peninsula.
Kanyakumari lies at the meeting point of water bodies the Arabian Sea the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean.
Kanyakumari is also the location where Swami Vivekananda is said to have meditated for time before attending the World Parliament of at Chicago in 1893.
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 Kanyakumari city of Tamil Nadu - India
Kanyakumari is the southernmost point of peninsular India.
As its name implies, it is essentially a sacred monument, built by the Vivekananda Rock Memorial Committee to commemorate the visit of Swamy Vivekananda to “Shripada Parai” during 24th, 25th and 26th December 1892 for deep meditation and enlightenment.
Kanyakumari is connected to Trivandrum, Delhi and Bombay by broad guage.
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 Tourism - Kanyakumari - A Paradise for the tourists
Kanyakumari district was once in the erstwhile Travancore state which was ruled by the kings Chera line Consequent on the linguistic reorganisation of states in India.
Kanyakumari, the southern most district of India and the smallest district in Tamil nadu is having places of legendary, historical and artistic importance.
The presiding deity of the temple of Kanyakumari is Parasakthi as a virgin Goddess in meditative mood.
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 Kanyakumari Beach,Tamilnadu Kanyakumari Beach Tour
Kanyakumari (also spelt as Kanniyakumari) district is contoured by Tirunelveli district in the north and northeast, by Kerala state in the northwest and confluence of Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean in the west and south.
Kanyakumari is famous for its beach and the magnificent sunrises and emotive sunsets, especially on full moon days.
Kanyakumari is also popular for its vast foliar stretches of paddy fields, rich forests, coconut groves and mineral sands.
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 Kanyakumari
The small temple dedicated to Kanyakumari, or the youthful form of the primeval energy Shakti (Mother Goddess) is located on the seashore, in the town known by the same name.
The disappointed Goddess decided to spend her life in Kanyakumari as a virgin, and that all the food prepared for the wedding was laid waste and that it turned into the colored sand seen on the southern shores of the subcontinent.
The demon Banaasuran upon hearing of Shakti's story proceeded to Kanyakumari to win her hand in marriage by force, and this led to a fierce battle in which he was slain by her.
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 G.O. No. 1773  -  A D & T W Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Ayyanavar (in Kanyakumari district and Shenkottah taulk of Tirunelveli district).
Kootan, Koodan (in Kanyakumari district and Shenkottah taulk of Tirunelveli district).
Kanikaran, Kanikkar (in Kanyakumari district and Shenkottah taulk of Tirunelveli district).
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Nagercoil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Nagercoil is the southernmost city in South India, situated close to the tip of the Indian peninsula in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.
The town is also the administrative headquarters of Kanyakumari district.
Nagercoil is situated at a distance of 19-km from Kanyakumari.
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 Important places - Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari is the southernmost point of peninsular India and the meeting point of three oceans-the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean.
The Kumari Amman or the Kanyakumari Temple, located on the shore, is dedicated to a manifestation of Parvati, the virgin goddess who did penance to obtain Lord Shiva's hand in marriage.
Kanyakumari is connected by road to Trivandrum (86 km), Nagarkoil (19 km), Tirunelvelli (91 km), Tiruchendur (89 km), Tuticorin (129 km), Rameshwaram (300 km), Courtallam (130 km), Madurai (242 km), Thekkady (358 km), Kodaikanal (362 km), Palani (370 km), Ootacamund (576 km), Cochin (309 km), and Coimbatore (478 km).
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 Kanyakumari
The Kanyakumari district is one of the worst affected districts in the recent Tsunami on 26th Dec 2004.
The Vivekananda memorial Sun Rise at Kanyakumari Vivekananda Memorial at Kanyakumari is also one of the important touristic spot and attracts many Hindus.
The Gandhi Mandepam Kanyakumari beach is also the place where the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were thrown into the sea.
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 Kanyakumari Beach, Beautiful Beach of Tamilnadu, Beaches in Tamilnadu, Tamil Nadu Beaches, Beaches, Beaches of Tamil ...
Kanyakumari is also famous for its spectacular sunrises and sunsets, especially on full moon days.
Vivekananda's Rock: Kanyakumari is famous for Vivekananda's rock, a huge stone rising out of the sea, on which Swami Vivekananda is said to have meditated.
Accommodation is available at the hotels in Kanyakumari with options varying from reasonable economic class to luxurious ones.
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 Kanyakumari - Tamil Nadu - States Of India-India Travel Destinations
Kanyakumari is highly overrated, with its trinket stalls, a lousy beach and one of those places with megaphones at the end of each street which, during festival times, rip your eardrums apart between 4 pm and 10 pm.
This temple, 13 km noth-west of Kanyakumari at suchindram, is noted for its 'musical' columns and its impressive 3 m tall statue of Hanuman, the monkey god.
Kanyakumari is connected by road to all major cities of South India.
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 Kanyakumari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Sri Kanyakumari Gurukula Ashram blev etableret 1952 af Smt.
Berry House - det oprindelige lejede hus i byen - der nu fungerer som modtagecentral for forsendelser fra udlandet.
Herved kunne Kanyakumari udvide undervisning op til 130 og fremstille ‘skolemøbler’ m.m.
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 MusicalNirvana - A. Kanyakumari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kanyakumari is a leading violinist with over 25 years concert experience.
Since 1972, Kanyakumari was a regular accompanist to her mentor for nearly two decades.
Kanyakumari is a sought after accompanist and has toured the world extensively, accompanying several senior and eminent musicians.
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 Cities of India,Kanyakumari,Kanyakumari Tours,Kanyakumari Information
Kanyakumari District is one of the smallest districts in the state having an area of 1584 sq.kms.
Kanyakumari district came in to exixtence in the year 1956 as a result of re-organisation of stateson the basis of vernacular and added in the map of Tamil nadu.
The legend is that the Goddess Parvathi is one of her incarnation as 'Devi Kanya' did penance on one of the rocks of this land's end to obtain the hand of Lord Siva.
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 Text of Advani's speech at Kanyakumari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kanyakumari occupies a unique place in the life and physical persona of Bharat.
Kanyakumari is where the feet of Bharat Mata are washed by the three seas.
It is here in Kanyakumari, on a rock in the Indian Ocean, that Swamiji spent a few days in meditation in 1892.
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 Kanyakumari,Kanyakumari Tamil Nadu,Kanyakumari Tour,Kanyakumari Travel,Travel to Kanyakumari,Religious Tours to ...
Kanyakumari (also spelt as Kanniyakumari) district is bounded by Tirunelveli district in the north and northeast, by Kerala state in the northwest and confluence of Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean in the west and south.
Olakkay Aruvi waterfalls in the Western Ghats are 14-km from Nagercoil and 33-km from Kanyakumari.
Road: Kanyakumari is connected by regular bus services with Chennai, Pondicherry, Bangalore, Trichy, Madurai, Mandapam (Rameshwaram), Nagercoil, Tuticorin, Tiruchendur, Tiruvelveli, Trivandrum, etc. Town bus service, tourist taxis and auto rickshaws are available.
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 The Hindu : SURF'S OUT
IN HIS book "Chasing the Monsoon," Alexander Frater describes Kanyakumari as a town with rows of souvenir shops selling peanuts, shells and packets of tri-coloured sand that the area is famous for.
The action though is at Muttom Beach, 32 km from Kanyakumari, on the Bay of Bengal side.
Kanyakumari may not have the pristine beauty and tranquillity that guidebooks describe, but the sea has a certain quality of force and beauty that would charm even the most jaded of seen-Marina-seen-it-all types.
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 Kanyakumari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Det er sandt, at Kanyakumaris kyst blev hårdt ramt at Tsunamien.
Fra Chennai til Kanyakumari, og også vestpå 30 km op til kystlandsbyen Colachel og i delstaten Kerala ramte Tsunami flodbølgerne kystlinjen.
Subbamma til Kanyakumari by i vores lastbil og hentede alle børn og personale fra børnehjemmet nær Kanyakumari til Palavoor.
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 Kanyakumari, Kanyakumari district, Kanyakumari location   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Kanyakumari is located at the southern tip of the Indian subcontinent.
Kanyakumari occupies 1.29% of the total extent of Tamil Nadu.
Kanyakumari was referred to by the British as Cape Commorin.
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 Kanyakumari
Legend gives it the name of Kanyakumari, meaning the Virgin Goddess, and dedicated to her is a temple washed by the restless seas.
Kanyakumari, consort of Shiva, vowed to remain a virgin until Shiva came to deliver her from her penance.
While its nearest airport is Trivandrum (86 km), Kanyakumari is a railway terminus on the Trivandrum-Kanyakumari section of the Southern Railway.
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