About Temple:Sikkal Singara Velar Temple is one of the most popular Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Muruga and a contender for the unofficial seventh Padaiveedu of Muruga, along with the popular Arupadaiveedu. It is one of the rare traditional Hindu temples that has both Shiva and Vishnu deities in the same complex.
Moolavar:Sri Navaneetheswarar, Sri Vennai Lingeswarar.
Ambal:Sri Satyaayadhakshi, Sri Velnedunkanni.
Theertham (Holy water):Ksheera Pushkarini, Milk pond (“Paal Kulam” in Tamil), Gaya Theertham, Lakshmi Theertham
Thala Virutcham :
Pathigam (Hymn) rendered by :Saint Thirugnanasambanthar-1.
Location: Sikkal, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu.
This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 83rd Shiva Sthalam in Chozha Nadu on Southern bank of the river Cauvery (Thenkarai).
Lord Shiva in this temple is a Swayambumurthi (self-manifested).
This temple is very famous for its Murugan, who is praised as “Sikkal Singaravelar”.
“Soorasamharam” is an important festival celebrated in this temple.
There is a Maragatha lingam here.
This is one of the Shakti Peedams.
This temple is counted as one of the Maadak Koils built by King Kochengat Cholan.
This east facing temple has three corridors and its main tower (Rajagopuram) has 7-tiers.
This ancient temple is believed to have been built by the Chola KingMuchukunda.
There are 28 temples where shrines of Lord Shiva and Lord Mahavishnu are housed in the same complex. Sikkal is one of them.
The historical name of this place is Mallikaaranyam (Malligai means jasmine plant and aranyam means forest).
There are 8 stone inscriptions in this temple which date back to the periods of kings Jadavarman Veerapandian, Sadasiva Maharayar and Veerabhupathy Achudadeva Maharayar.
Other than the shrines of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy, shrines and idols of Sundara Vinayakar, Murugan, Lord Thiyagarajar, Mahalakshmi, 63 Nayanmars, Saptha rishis, Karthikai Vinayakar, Vishwanathar with Visalakshi, Bairavar, Navagraham, Suryan and Chandran can be seen in the main hall and corridors.
In the “koshtam” (place surrounding the sanctum sanctorum), idols of Vinayakar, Dakshinamurthy (without the Sanagathi rishis), Saneeswarar, Lingothbavar (with Vishnu and Brahma on his either side), Durgai and Chandikeswarar can be seen.
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 Navaneetheswarar and Singaravelar Temple at Sikkal.
Soundaryaraja Perumal Temple.
Nellukadai Mariamman Temple.
Finally drop at Railway Junction / Airport.
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Sri Navaneetheswarar and Singaravelar Temple -Sikkal, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)