About Temple:This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 45th 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.
Moolavar:Sri Sankaaranyeswarar, Sri Sankarunatheswarar,Sri Sankavana Nathar
Ambal:Sri Soundhara Nayaki, Sri Brahath Sundaraambigai
Theertham (Holy water):Sangu Theertham, River Cauvery
This east facing temple has two corridors and it has no main tower.
The last consecration ceremony (Kumbabishekam) took place on 26.05.2010 and prior to that on 27.01.2003.
This ancient temple is close to Poompuhar. This place is famous as the birth place of “Madala Marayavan”, a character from Silapathikaram, one of the Sangam epics.
The historical names of this place are Sanguvanam, Sankaaranyam, Thalaisai and Thalaichanganam.
There are 10 stone inscriptions available in this temple. All of them date back to the Chola dynasty.
There are special mentions of King Uthama Chola and his mother Queen Sembian Maadevi. In one of the inscriptions, this place is referred to as “Rajaraja Valanattu Nangoor Nattu Thalaichangadu” and “Thalaiyudayavar Koil Pathu”.
Other than the shrines of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy, shrines and idols of Vinayakar, Singara Subramaniyar, Srinivasaperumal with his consorts Sridevi and Bhoodevi, Dhanakarshana Vayulingeswarar, Neelakandeswarar, Akhilandeswarar, Bhuvaneswari Amman, Valampuri Vinayakar, Balasubramaniar, Kaveri, Agasthiyar, Mahalakshmi, Jeshtadevi, Bairavar, Suryan and Pradosha Nayakar can be seen in the corridors.
In the “koshtam” (place surrounding the sanctum sanctorum), idols of Vinayakar, Dakshinamurthy, Lingothbavar, Vishnu, Brahma and Durgai can be seen.
In the corridor, idols of Nalvar, Pattinathar and Kochengat Cholan are placed in a row. Similarly, there is another row for idols of Chandikeswarar, Mahavishnu, Jurahareswarar and Lord Ram with Sita.
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 Sankaaranyeswarar Temple at Thalaichangadu
Soundaryaraja Perumal Temple.
Nellukadai Mariamman Temple.
Finally drop at Railway Junction / Airport.
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Sri Sankaaranyeswarar Temple - Thalaichangadu,Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)