About Temple: Veerataneswarar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Thiruvirkudi in Thiruvarur District of Tamilnadu. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Veerataneswarar. His consort is known as Elavarkuzhali / Parimala Nayaki. It is considered one of the Ashta (eight) Veerattanams where Shiva is worshipped as “Samhara Murthi”. Sthala Vriksham is Tulsi. Theerthams of this temple are Chakkara and Changu Theerthams.
Moolavar : Veerataneswarar
Amman / Thayar : Elavar Kuzhali, Parimala Nayaki
Thala Virutcham : Tulsi
Theertham : Chakkara and Changu Theerthams
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Tiruvirkudi
Location : Thiruvirkudi,Tiruvarur,Tamil Nadu.
It is one of the shrines of the 276 Paadal Petra Sthalams - Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Thevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar.
This is the 191st Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 74th Sthalam on the south side of River Cauvery in Chozha Nadu.
The Temple with a 5 tier Rajagopuram and two praharams is facing west. Presiding deity is called as Veerataneswarar and is facing west.
Lord Shiva in the temple is a Swayambumurthy with square Peedam.
A Bronze Nandhi is located in front of Moolavar. His consort is known as Elavarkuzhali /Parimala Nayaki and is facing north. The festival image of Shiva here, Jalandhara Samhara Moorthy, bears the discus and chakram. Sthala Vriksham is Tulsi.
Theerthams of this temple are Chakkara and Changu Theerthams. Chakkara Theertham is located opposite to the Rajagopuram with safe and convenient steps and compound wall.
It is a big tank with a Lord Vinayaka temple on the bank. Passing the Gopuram entrance, a beautiful Nagalinga sculpture greets the devotee.
A Shiva temple worshipped by Lord Vishnu and the place from where Lord Shiva restored Brinda to life as Tulsi are in the outer prakara.
There are also shrines for Vinayaga, Mother Mahalakshmi, Lord Muruga with his consorts Valli and Deivanai, Bhairava, Anjaneya, Sani Bhagwan, Bhairavi, Mariamman, Naalvar with Sekkilar, Somaskanda, Navagrahas the nine planets, Sun, Moon, Pidari and a well called Gnana Theertham in this prakara.
There is also a separate temple for Lord Bhairava. Brahma, Maha Vishnu, Dhakshinamoorthy and Narthana Vinayagar are located in Koshta Walls.
Pick up from Theni/Dindigul.
Proceeding towards Thiruvarur
Hotel Check in.
Then proceed to visit Veerataneswarar Temple, Thiruvirkudi,
Arulmigu Abathsahyeswarar Temple.
Arulmigu Saraswathi Temple.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Refreshment and Breakfast at Hotel.
Check out from Hotel.
Then proceed to visit Thiru Pampunathar Rahu Kethu
Sri Agnieeswarar Temple
sri Seshapureeswarar Temple.
Then Starting Our Journey Towards Theni/Dindigul.
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All local vehicle transport
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Veerataneswarar Temple - Thiruvirkudi, Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)