Kuzhagar Temple or Kodi Kuzhagar Temple (also called Amirthakadeswarar Temple) is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva, located in the town of Kodikkarai in Tamilnadu, India. Kuzhagar is revered in the 7th century Tamil Saiva canonical work, theTevaram, written by Tamil saint poets known as the nayanars and classified as Paadal Petra Sthalam. Kuzhagar temple is originally believed to have been built by the Cholas and it has several inscriptions dating back to the Chola period.
Moolavar : Amudha Kadeswarar,Kuzhakeswarar
Amman / Thayar : Anjanakshi, Mai Thadanganni
Thala Virutcham : Kura tree
Theertham :Agni theertha (sea), Amudha Kinaru in the temple
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Kodikarai, Kodia Karai, Kodiakadu
Location : Kodiakadu,Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu.
The temple has six daily rituals at various times from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The annual Brahmotsavam (prime festival) is attended by thousands of devotees from far and near.
This is the 244th Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva sthalam and 127th Shiva Temple on the south side of River Cauvery in Chozha nadu.
Sundarar has sung hymns in praise of Lord Shiva of this temple. Kodi Kuzhagar Temple at Kodikarai is close to the main road.
As it is surrounded by the forest area, not many houses are seen around this area.
Saivaite Saint Sundarar refers to the loneliness of this place in his Thevaram Padhigam sung on the Lord.
The Temple has a Rajagopuram in the front and one prakaram around the sanctum. Anjanakshi Sametha Amirthakateshwarar (Kodi Kuzhagar) temple of Kodikarai has a Subramanya shrine in the prakaram where the Lord holds Amrutha kalasa in one of his hands.
Saint Arunagirinatha has sung Thirupugazh in praise of this Moorthi.
Suvedha Munivar’s son Braman, Siddhars, Naradhar, Indiran, Cheraman Peruman, Sundarar and Kuzhka Munivar worshipped Lord Shiva of this temple.
People pray to Lord for wedding, child boon and for excellence in education. Devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother and offer vastras.
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 Kodi Kuzhagar Temple, Kodiakkarai.
Soundaryaraja Perumal Temple.
Nellukadai Mariamman Temple.
Finally drop at Railway Junction / Airport.
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Kodi Kuzhagar Temple -Kodiakkarai, Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)