Thiruvathigai – Veerattaneswarar Temple

Thiruvathigai Veerattaneswarar Temple is located in Panruti, near Villupuram. The temple is praised in the Thevaram and Thiruvasagam hymns of celebrated Saivite saints Gnanasambandar, Tirunavukkarasar, Sundar and Manicka Vasagar. “Presiding over the Vedas, clad in tiger skin  Many worshipping with raised hands Surrounded by Bhooda Ganas, Mother Uma singing My Lord Veerattaneswarar on the north of Kedila…

Virudhachalam – Virudhagireeswarar Temple

Virudhachalam is located between Villupuram and Kumbakonam. It has 5 majestic gopurams. The temple is in the banks of river Manimutharu. This temple is also called  as Thirumudukundram or Pazha malai.It just means a grand old mountain. Significance: This temple is equivalent to Kasi because people who breathe their last here are blessed with god and…

ThiruNavalur – Bhakthajaneswarar Temple

  Temple: ThiruNavalur is located between Villupuram and Ulundurpet. When the milk ocean was churned, the alakala poison came out which Lord Shiva consumed to protect the lives of all creatures. The drops that fell on earth were grew into Jumbo fruit trees and came to be known as Jumbo forest. The Lord decended on this…

Thiruvamathur – Abirameshwarar Temple

Abirameshwarar Temple is located near Villupuram. It is a 7th century CE Pallava shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Muthambikai. This is the 21st Shiva temple in the ancient division of Tamilnadu, the Nadunaadu region that is featured in the Thevaram hymns of the big four of Tamil literature: Thirunavukarasarar (Appar), Sambandar, Sundarar…

ThiruKovilur – Veerataneshwara Temple

ThiruKovilur is located between Villupuram and Thiruvannamalai. It is about 200 km from Chennai. Saints Sambandar, Appar and Sundarar had sung the praise of the Lord of the temple in their Thevaram hymns. Lord Shiva in the temple is a swayambumurthy. The famous Vinayakar Agaval by divine poetess Avvaiyar dedicated to Vinayaka was sung in…

ThiruMundeeswaram – Sri Marutheswarar Temple

ThiruMundeeswaram is located in Villupuram (near Chennai). This place is now called Grammam and located at 3kms from Thiruvennainallur on the state way from Thiruvennainallur to GST road joining at Arasur. This place is located on the southern bank of the Pennar River. This small village is having very old Sivan temple called Sivaloganathar. This is…

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…