This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 62nd Shiva Sthalam on the Southern bank of the river Cauveri in Chozha Nadu (Thenkarai).Lord Shiva in this temple is a Swayambumurthi (self-manifested).
Moolavar :Sri Agnipureeswarar, Sri Agneeswarar.
Ambal:Sri Gauri Parvathy.
Theertham (Holy water):Agni Theertham.
Sthala Vriksham (Sacred Tree):Vanni tree.
Pathigam (Hymn) rendered by: Saint Thirunavukarasar (Appar)-1.
Location:Vanniyur (Anniyur),Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu.
This east facing temple has a single corridor and its main tower (Rajagopuram) has 2-tiers.
This temple has no flag post “Dwajasthambam”.
The last consecration ceremony (Maha Kumbabishekam) took place on 21.08.2002.
This ancient temple is situated on the northern banks of the river Arisilaru, a tributary of river Cauvery.
The historical name of this place is Vanniyur but now it is known as Anniyur.
Other than the shrines of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy, shrines and idols of Vinayakar, Balasubramaniyar, Shivalingams, Gajalakshmi, Chandikeswarar (2), Bairavar, Suryan, Chandran, Saneeswarar and Nalvar can be seen in the hall and in the corridor.
In the “koshtam” (place surrounding the sanctum sanctorum), idols of Dakshinamurthy, Lingothbavar, Brahma and Durgai can be seen.
As Goddess Parvathy worshiped Lord Shiva here and got married later, devotees pray to the goddess for removal of obstacles in their marriage proposals.
Devotees believe that taking a dip in this temple’s Agni Theertham and worshiping the lord will cure blood pressure and “ushnam” ailment.
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 Sri Agnipureeswarar Temple at Vanniyur (Anniyur)
Sri Agnieeswarar Temple
sri Seshapureeswarar Temple.
Then Starting Our Journey Towards Theni/Dindigul.
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