Herbs ‘n’ Puja
Mathuranthakam - the calm and picturesque town of Kancheepuram district is the birth place of Herbs ‘n’ Puja. The place got its name from a famous Chola King, Uthama Choza, who was also known as Maduranthakar. Home to the second largest man-made lake - the Mathuranthakam lake, it is the source of irrigation for more than 1000 villages. The town is renowned for its various religious shrines and place of pilgrimage. It is believed that Mathuranthakam is one of the holy places visited by the venerable Ramanuja. Present is also a 1300 years old Aeri Katha Ramar Temple, named after the tale of stopping a devastating flooding. Just 12 kilometers from Mathuranthakam is the world famous Vedanthangal bird sanctuary, where every year migratory and endangered birds flock and nest together.