Thoondugai vinayagar temple

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Thoondugai vinayagar temple [1] is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha, located in Thiruchendur Murugan Temple complex in the State of Tamil Nadu, India.

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Legend

According to legend, the temple sages did not have much money while Thiruchendur Murugan Temple] was being constructed. So the sages gave the construction workers sacred ash packed in paneer leaves instead. After praying to Ganesha at the end of the workday, the workers would open the leaves package and discover that the sacred ash had turned into gold coins, proportionate to their work that day.

Paneer Indian cheese

Paneer is a fresh cheese common in the Indian subcontinent. It is an unaged, non-melting farmer cheese made by curdling milk with a fruit- or vegetable-derived acid, such as lemon juice. Its acid-set form is called chhena.

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References

  1. "The Tiruchendur Temple Environs". Tiruchendur.org. Retrieved 14 January 2019.