Mani Varadarajan mani at SHASTA.STANFORD.EDU
Thu Jun 17 18:13:16 UTC 1999

> A place by the name of "tiruvayintira puram" in north central Tamil
> nADu
> is said to have a hayagrIva temple on a hill.

> How old is this hayagrIva viSNu icon?

This Hayagriva icon dates from at least Vedanta Desika's
time (late 13th century).  Desika is said to have had
a vision of Hayagriva here while meditating on the Hayagriva

Please see the Web site mentioned in my previous message
for further details on this 'aitIhyam'.


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