This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 78th 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 Payatra Nathar, Sri Payatreeswarar, Sri Mukthapureeswarar.
This east facing temple has a single corridor and its main tower does not have any tiers. In place of the Gopuram, there are beautiful sculptures depicting the “panchamoorthy” (Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvathy, Vinayakar Murugan and Ankarakan).
This temple has no flag post (“Dwajasthambam”).
The last consecration ceremony (Maha Kumbabishekam) took place on 06.06.2011 and prior to that on 20.08.1975.
The historical name of this place is Thiruppayatrur but it is now known as Thiruppayathankudi.
There are some stone inscriptions in this temple which date back to the period of CholaKing Rajarajan-II.
One of the stone inscriptions here narrates the story of a man named Panchanathavaanan.
He was suffering from some eye diseases and he prayed to the lord for a cure.
He was cured of his ailments. His family then donated some land to this temple.
Other than the shrines of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy, shrines and idols of Siddhi Vinayakar, Murugan with his consorts, Mahalakshmi, Bairava Maharishi, Maha Ganapathy, Dhandapani, Viswanathar with Visalakshi, Bairavar, Suryan, Chandran, Navagraham, Chandikeswarar and Veeramaakaali can be seen in the hall and the corridors.
In the “koshtam” (place surrounding the sanctum sanctorum), idol of only Dakshinamurthy can be seen.
Those suffering from eye related diseases can take a dip in this temple’s Theertham and worship Goddess Kaviyangkanni for relief.
Devotees can worship Goddess Veeramaakaali to ward off evil spirits.
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 Payatrunathar Temple at Thiruppayatrur (Thiru Payatrangudi).
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 Payatrunathar Temple - Thiruppayatrur (Thiru Payatrangudi),Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)