This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 23rd Shiva Sthalam on the northern bank of the river Cauvery in Chozha Nadu (Vadakarai). Lord Shiva in this temple is a Swayambumurthi (self-manifested).
Moolavar:Sri Manavaleswara Swamy, Sri Kalyanasundareswarar
Pathigam (Hymn) rendered by: Saint Thirugnanasambanthar-1, Saint Sundaramurthy (Sundarar)-2.
Location:Thiru Velvikudi,Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu.
This is a “parihara sthalam” for doshas related to marriage.
This east facing temple has a 3-tiered main tower (Rajagopuram) and it has 2 corridors.
There are certain stone inscriptions in this temple which relate to the periods of the Chola Queen Sembian Madevi and King Paranthaka Cholan-I. King Paranthaka Cholan renovated this temple by building it with stone.
Other than the shrines of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy, shrines and idols of Valanchuzhi Vinayakar, Murugan, Natarajar, Sage Agasthiyar, Nalvar, Esana Murthy, Gajalakshmi, Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Anjaneyar, Suryan and Kala Bairavar can be seen in the corridors.
In the “koshtam” (place surrounding the sanctum sanctorum), idols of Vinayakar, Agasthiyar, Natarajar, Dakshinamurthy, Lingothbavar, Brahma, Vishnu Durgai and Chandikeswarar can be seen.
It is believed that for removal of obstacles from marriage proposals, devotees can worship Goddess Parvathy here after taking a dip in the temple’s holy tank.
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 Sri Manavaleswara Swamy (Kalyanasundareswarar) Temple at Thiru Velvikudi.
Soundaryaraja Perumal Temple.
Nellukadai Mariamman Temple.
Finally drop at Railway Junction / Airport.
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All local vehicle transport
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Sri Manavaleswara Swamy (Kalyanasundareswarar) Temple -Thiru Velvikudi,Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)