About Temple: Deva Pureeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Thevur near Kilvelur in Thiruvarur District of Tamilnadu. This is one of the 78 Maadakovils, built on an elevation, by Ko Chenkata Chola Nayanar so that elephants cannot enter the sanctum.This is the 202nd Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 85th Sthalam on the south side of River Cauvery, in Chozha Nadu. The temple is frequented by unmarried people and those seeking children.
Deva Pureeswarar – Deva Gurunathar,
Aadhi Deekshiram Udayar
Amman / Thayar : Madhura Bashini - Thane Mozhiyal
Thala Virutcham : Kal Vazhai – plantain family
Theertham : Deva theertham
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Devanur
Location : Thevur,Thiruvarur Tamil Nadu.
This is one of the 78 Maadakovils, built on an elevation, by Ko Chenkata Chola Nayanar so that elephants cannot enter the sanctum. The Temple is facing east and the Rajagopuram is of 3 tiers.
Lord of the temple is a Swayambumurthy. Presiding Deity is called as Deva Pureeswarar / Deva Gurunathar / Aadhi Deekshiram Udayar / Kathali Vaneswarar.
Mother is called as Then Mozhiyal / Pann Nilaviya Mozhiyumai / Madhura Bhashini.Sthala Vriksham is Kal Vazhai / Velvazhai tree (a plantain variety) grows from rocks, not on soil. All deities here have the prefix Deva.
Theertham of this Temple is Deva Theertham and is located in front of the temple. Varuna, Gowthama, Marutha, & Sanjeevini Theerthams are the other Theerthams associated with this temple.
Ambal is in separate temple in standing posture. Nandhi is located to the left side of Rajagopuram entrance.Deva Guru - Jupiter worshipped Lord Shiva in the temple, hence the symbol of ignorance - Muyalagan is not under the feet of Lord Dakshinamurthy in the temple (Lord Dakshinamurthy is the authority deity for planet Jupiter).
Traditionally temples have either Mother Shiva Durga or a Vishnu Durga. It is a rare difference in this place that Mother Durga is holding a conch representing Vishnu feature and a deer representing Shiva feature, thus as Shiva-Vishnu Durga.Shrines of Vinayakar, Murugan, Gowthama Lingam, Agalya Lingam, Indra Lingam, 63 Nayanmar, Maha Lakshmi, Durgai, Navagrahams, Bairavar, Chandran, and Soorya are located in the inner prakaram.
Somaskandar as Ammayappar is located in the first floor. Also sanctum of Athma Nathar worshiped by Manickavasagar can be seen.Subramanyar sanctum is located in between Lord Siva and Goddess sanctum, and is considered as Somaskanda Moorthy Sthalam.
This Temple is considered as one of Ashta Vinayakar Sthalam. Sthala Vinayakar is Valampuri Vinayakar and he is known a Brahma Varadhar.
Inscriptions belongs Jata Varma Sundara Pandiyan period can be found in this temple.
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.
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After Refreshment and Breakfast at Hotel.
Check out from Hotel.
Then proceed to visit Deva Pureeswarar Temple, Thevur, Thiruvarur.
Sri Agnieeswarar Temple
sri Seshapureeswarar Temple.
Then Starting Our Journey Towards Theni/Dindigul.
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Deva Pureeswarar Temple - Thevur, Thiruvarur , Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)