About Temple: Tirukkazhippalai Palvannanathar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Chidambaram in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva in the form of Palvannanathar and his consort is known as Vedanayaki.
Moolavar : Palvanna Nathar
Amman / Thayar : Vedanayaki
Thala Virutcham : Vilwa
Theertham : Kollidam (Coleroon)
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Tirukazhipalai
Location: Tirukazhipalai,Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu.
?The Temple is having three tier Rajagopuram and is facing east. This is a reconstructed / relocated temple. Earlier, the place was called as Karaimedu, was on the northern bank of Coloroon-Kollidam river, it was named Kazhipalai. Due to floods in Kollidam, the temple was heavily ravaged.
Then this temple was built with Kazhipalai Lord and Mother. The original temple was 13 Kms from the present place on the banks of Kollidam river. The temple is a small one enshrining a small Shivalingam that is white in color. Lord Shiva in the temple is a Swayambumurthy.
Presiding Deity is called as Palvannanathar and Mother is called as Vedha Nayagi. Moolavar is small in size with a small “Kuzhi” on top, in which abisheka milk is collected. Other abishekams are for Avudayar only.
Moolavar is in square shape and looks like Thulasi maadam. The Linga is split due to the hit by a horse leg. Pujas are performed for this Linga only. Lord Shiva and Mother Parvathi grace in their wedding posture behind the Linga.
Lord Bhairava in the temple has not his dog vehicle as in Kasi. He appears with 27 skulls, wearing the sacred thread and a serpent as belt around his waist and with turf and lion’s teeth.
It is said that the same sculptor who designed Bhairava idol in Kasi did it here too. According to scriptures, worshipping Bhairava in this temple equals the prayer at Kasi. The temple is known more as Bhairava temple. The 8th day after full moon day is (Ashtami in the new moon fortnight) observed with special pujas.
Lord Nataraja appears with his turf roughly tied over. Mother Sivakami graces with her friends (Thozhi) Vijaya and Saraswathi.
Adhikara Nandhi with his consort occupies both sides of the entrance. Lord Vinayaka, Lord Muruga with his consorts Valli and Deivanai, Mother Gajalakshmi, Lords Vishnu, Surya, Chandra, Brahmma, Bhairava, Agoramurthi, Dakshinamurthy, Kirathamurthy, Nayanmars, Mothers Chatura Durga, Bhuvaneswari grace from their shrines in the prakara. Inscriptions from the Imperial Chola period are seen in this temple.
Pick up from Theni/Dindigul.
Proceeding towards Cuddalore.
Hotel Check in.
Then proceed to visit Singirikudi Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami Temple.
Bhuvaraha Swami Temple.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Refreshment and Breakfast at Hotel.
Check out from Hotel.
Then proceed to visit Sri Deyva Nayaga Perumal Temple.
To visit Palvannanathar Temple, Tirukkazhippalai, Chidambaram
Then Starting Our Journey Towards Theni/Dindigul.
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