About Temple:Kadaimudinathar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Keezhaiyur in Nagapattinam district of Tamilnadu, India.It is one of the shrines of the 276 Paadal Petra Sthalams - Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar. Since the place contained 7 villages once, this is also called Ezhur.
Moolavar : Kadaimudi Nathar
Amman / Thayar : Abhirami
Thala Virutcham : Kiluvai
Theertham : Karuna Theertham
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Kiluvayur
Location : Keelayur,Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu.
This Shivastalam is located near Tiruninriyur, which is located close to Ananda Tandavapuram. Tirunanipalli, another Shivastalam is located close by.
This is the 72nd Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 18th sthalam on the north side of river Cauvery in Chozha nadu.
Thiruganasambhandar has sung hymns in praise the Lord Shiva of this temple.
Lord Shiva in the temple is a Swayambumurthy. Swayambu linga known as Kadaimudinathar is facing south with Abhiramavalli Amman facing west. Adhi Murthy of the temple Lord Kiluvai Nathar is under Kiluvai tree in the prakara.
There is also a Nandhi before him. Lord Subramania with his consorts Valli and Deivanai is in a shrine in the prakara. Sri Vinayaka of the temple is worshipped as Lord Kadaimudi Vinayaka.
The temple is facing west. Cauvery flows westward.
As Lord Shiva protects the world even during the Maha Pralaya time-the uprising of the rivers and oceans destroying the world, He is praised as Kadai Mudi Nathar – Lord rescuing beings even on the ending day, according to sthala Puranas.
Shiva Linga has 16 stripes known as Sodasa Linga. Wealth is classified under 16 heads; hence it is believed that those worshipping Kadaimudi Nathar will achieve all the wealth.
The Navagrahas in the prakara are on a hexagonal avudaiyar seat facing right side. The planets are not in a regular line. They are looking front and back to each other. Lord Dakshinamurthy has a ring only in one ear.
The other is plain. Lord Bhairava too has a ring only in one ear. Mother Abhirami is all merciful. Her shrine is facing south with an entrance.
Proceed towards Nagapattinam.
Then transfer to Hotel.
Hotel Check In.
Then proceed to visit Dutch Fort.
Sikkal Singaravelar Temple.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Morning Breakfast at Hotel.
Check out from Hotel.
Then Proceed towards Keezhaiyur Kadaimudinathar Temple.
Soundaryaraja Perumal Temple.
Nellukadai Mariamman Temple.
Finally drop at Railway Junction / Airport.
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Kadaimudinathar Temple -Keezhaiyur ,Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)