This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 33rd Shiva Sthalam on the Southern bank of the river Cauveri in Chozha Nadu (Thenkarai). Lord Shiva in this temple is a Swayambumurthi (self-manifested).
This temple is counted as one of the Maadak Koils built by King Kochengat Cholan.
This east facing temple has a single corridor and its main tower does not have any tiers.
Vaikal is situated on the southern bank of the river Nattaru. This ancient temple is believed to have been constructed by the Cholas.
Once this place was a forest full of Shenbaga trees.Hence this place gets the name Shenbagaranyam and the lord is praised as Sri Shenbagaranyeswarar.
This place’s name “Vaikal” is derived from Vai-kuru-kal meaning a small hill in Tamil.
The historical names of this place are Shenbagaranyam, Mummoorthy Sthalam and Nithyavasapuram.
Devotees believe that by worshiping the lord here, obstacles from their marriage proposals will be removed.
Devotees also believe that worshipping Lord Shiva here will bless them with wealth and prosperity. Further they believe that they can rid themselves of the fear of death. (fear of Lord Yama).
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 Vaikalnatheswarar Temple at Vaikal Maadakkoil.
Soundaryaraja Perumal Temple.
Nellukadai Mariamman Temple.
Finally drop at Railway Junction / Airport.
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We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3*, 5*, 7* )
2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
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From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
Local Speaking Guide - ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *
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All local vehicle transport
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Sri Vaikalnatheswarar Temple - Vaikal Maadakkoil,Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)