Erukkattampuliyur – Neelakandeswarar Temple


Temple:

Rajendrapattinam is also called Erukathampuliyur. It is located between Virudhachalam and Kumbanonam.

This is one of the prominent Shiva temples known as Pancha Puliyur Shivasthalam.   In this temple Lord Shiva worshipped in the form of a Linga.

Pancha Puliyur Shivasthalams are Thiruppathiri Puliyur, Perumpattrapuliyur (Chidambaram), Thiru Perumpuliyur, Omapuliyur and Erukkathampuliyur.

This is one of the oldest temples of Lord Shiva built during the regime of Chozha dynasty, King Rajaraja Chozha and his son Rajendra Chozha have made abundance of contributions to this temple.

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