Mayiladuthurai – Mayuranathaswami Temple

Mayiladuthurai main icon is a lingam and the presiding deity is called Mayuranathar because the Parvathi worshipped Shiva here in the form of a mayura.


One of the six temples on the banks of Cauvery which are considered equivalent to Kasi.

The raja gopura at the eastern entrance to the temple is 9 tiers high and measures 194 feet.





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