Chayavanam – Chaya Vaneswarar Temple


Chayavanam is located near Sirkali in Nagapattinam district. Chayavanam can be reached by road on buses from Sirkali to Poombuhar.

It is one of the 7 great shiva temples considered to be as equivalent to Kasi.

Period of origin

Before 2000 years

Name of deity

Moolavar: Chaayaavaneswarar

Ambal: Kuyilinim Nanmozhiammai

Sthala Theertham: Iravadham theertham

Sthala Virksham: Korai

Devaram: TirugnanaSambandar,Thirunavukarasar

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