Melkote (Thirunarayanapuram / Yadugiri/ Yadushaila / Yathishaila) is a beautiful village in Pandavapura Taluk, Mandya district, Karnataka State. The place features two major temples – Sri Tirunarayanar Swamy Temple and Sri Yoganarasimha Swamy Temple. The presiding deity in Sri Tirunarayanar Swamy Temple is Tirunarayana Perumal (Moolavar) and the Utsavar is SampathKumara (Shelvappillai).
Daana – the practice culminates in one of the perfections: the perfection of giving – (pāramitā): . This can be characterized by unattached and unconditional generosity, giving and letting go. Daana as a formal religious act is directed specifically to a monastic or spiritually-developed person. It has the effect of purifying and transforming the mind […]