Ramanujaâ€™s (1017 – 1137 CE) CE means Common Era physical body is preserved even today in a sitting posture in the Sannidhi (Sanctum Sanctorum) dedicated to him on the southwest corner on the fifth round within the Srirangam temple as ordered by Lord Ranganatha himself.
The whole world is aghast at the feat of preservation of the mummies of Egypt and the body of St. Xavier in Goa in India and make so much fuss about them.
Even some Srivaishnavas are not aware that here in Srirangam, their holiest place hailed as ‘ Bhuloka Vaikuntam’ (Heaven on Earth) lies preserved the body of Sri Ramanuja in all its pristine state unostentatiously, without any fanfare or publicity and without using any of the chemical preservatives employed by the Egyptian and Goan models.
Too many Secret Passages are also built by King Raja Raja Chola in his ruling Period.
Secret Passages are entirely different from Normal Underground Passages.
Raja Raja Chola differentiated these two passagesâ€¦â€¦
- Underground passages were built to connect several temples built by him together.
- Secret passage were built in such a way that it connects the secret places of the Chola kings together like the one that connects the Palace of Raja Raja Chola and the Tanjore big temple.
The secret passages in Tanjore big temple also consisted of many Paintings that represent the greatness of Raja Raja Chola.
There will be one painting that represents Raja Raja Chola offering his respect to his Guru.
Most of the underground passages were blocked and closed because of the safety reasons.
There were also Hidden dangers behind underground passages from Tanjore big temple.