Tirumukk ūḍal in Chingleput dist.
wujastyk at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 25 07:53:50 UTC 2012
Has anyone personally visited Tirumukkūḍal in the Madhurantakam taluk of
the Chingleput district (here, I
There is temple there to Viṣṇu Veṅkaṭēśa-Perumāḷ that has an inscription
that was reported on by Subrahmanya Ayyar of Coimbatore, in EI 21. The
temple has an inscription describing the funding, establishment, and
organisation of a clinic or hospital.
What I would like to know is whether there are any visible or
archaeological signs that this institution was built, rather than just
being legislated for. I see no reason to doubt that it was built, but I am
wondering about physical remains.
If you have been there, I'd be grateful for any observations.
Best, and with thanks,
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