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A temple site near Madurai, where Rāmānuja is said to have publicly declaimed the mantra, ‘Oṃ namo Nārāyaṇāya’ (considered the essence of the Vedas), from the top of the temple tower in defiance of the wishes of his initiating guru. The goddess Apirāmī is worshipped there.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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