About Temple:This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 1st Shiva Sthalam in Nadu Naadu.Lord Shiva in this temple is a Swayambumurthi (self-manifested).This is one of the 44 Paadal petra sthalams where the “Moovar” (the three saints - Saint Thirugnanasambanthar, Saint Thirunavukarasar (Appar) and Saint Sundaramurthy (Sundarar) had rendered their Pathigams.
Moolavar : Theerthapureeswarar – Anandeeswarar
Amman / Thayar : Tiripurasundari
Thala Virutcham : Banyan tree
Theertham : Neela Malar Poigai, Vada Vellaru
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Tiruvattathurai
Location : Tiruvattathurai,Cuddalore,Tamil Nadu
Saint Thirugnanasambanthar was blessed with Muthu Pallaku, Muthu Kodai and Muthu Chinnam in this temple.
Sage Vasishtar got the ‘’Raja Rishi’’ title here from Lord Shiva.
Of the seven Thurai temples, this is the sixth one. Thurai temples are the temples that are situated on the bank of a river and are associated with the Sapta Rishis.
This temple’s main tower (Rajagopuram) has 5-tiers and has two corridors.
The last consecration ceremony (Maha Kumbabishekam) was held on 24.03.2011.
This temple is situated on the southern bank of the river Neevaa / Vellaru.?
As serpent Adisheshan is believed to have worshiped the lord here, this place is known as “Aravathurai” (“Aravam” meaning snake in Tamil). Thirunelvayil Arathurai is the ancient name of this place. Now this village is called Thiruvattathurai.
Shrines and idols of Lords Valanchuzhi Vinayakar, Vinayakar, Murugan with his consorts, Dakshinamurthy, Veerabathrar, Suryan, Chandran, Natarajar,Saint Valmiki, Nalvar, Sapthamaadakkal, Jyothi Lingam, Bootha lingam, Pavishya Lingam, Varthamana lingam, Goddess Shakti, Adisheshan, Gajalakshmi, Annamalaiyar with Brahma and Vishnu, Durgai, Saneeswaran in a separate shrine, Navagraham and Selva Vinayakar can be seen in the corridors.
Since Saneeswaran and Angarakan worshiped the lord here, devotees believe that worshiping the lord here would relieve them of the “dosham” related to these two planets.
As Saint Thirugnanasambanthar got the pearl palanquin here which is considered to be a turning point in his life, devotees believe by worshiping the lord here will also bring changes to their life. Devotees also believe that worshiping the lord here will give them fame, recognition and a better position in life.
The sacred tree of this temple is a banyan tree. This tree is believed to be representing the “Maham nakshatram” (Maham constellation). Due to this reason, this temple is famous with devotees born in the period of the Maham nakshatram.
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.
Sri Theerthapureeswarar Temple at Thirunelvayil Arathurai (Thiruvattathurai)
Then Starting Our Journey Towards Theni/Dindigul.
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Sri Theerthapureeswarar Temple - Thirunelvayil Arathurai (Thiruvattathurai), Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu(276 Shiva Sthalangal)