About Temple: Marundeeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in T. Edaiyar, a village in Viluppuram district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Shiva is worshipped as Marundeeswarar, and is represented by the lingam. His consort Parvati is depicted as Balambigai.
Moolavar : Marundeesar – Krupapureeswarar
Amman / Thayar : Gnanambikai, Chittridai Nayaki
Thala Virutcham : Marudam
Theertham : Chittridai theertham.
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Idayaaru
Location : T.Idayaaru,Viluppuram, Tamil Nadu.
This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 13th Shiva Sthalam in Nadu Naadu.
Lord Shiva in this temple is a Swayambumurthi (self-manifested).
This is a west facing temple and its main tower (Rajagopurm) has 3-tiers.
There is no flag post (dwajasthambam) in this temple.
This is the birth place of the saivite guru Marai Gnana Sambandar.
The temple is located between the rivers South Pennai and Malattaru, on the southern banks of Pennai river. The historical name of this place is “Thiru Maruthanthurai”.
This ancient temple is believed to have been constructed during the time of the Chola dynasty. There are 18 stone inscriptions belonging to the Chola, Pandiyas, Vijayanagar and Chalukiyas periods.
In this temple, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy are depicted in their wedding posture. They can be seen facing each other. Lord Shiva’s shrine faces west while Goddess’s shrine is facing east.?
Shrines and idols of lords Balamrutha Vinayakar, Murugan with his consorts, Dakshinamurthy, Durgai, Chandikeswarar, Agastheeswara Lingam, Saptamadakkal, Navagraham and Saint Maraignana Sambanthar can be seen in the corridors.
There is also a small shrine for Sukha Brahma Rishi in the outer corridor.In this temple, Lord Shiva is facing west and Goddess Parvathi is facing east, as if they are exchanging garlands. Hence this temple is famous with devotees seeking wedding boon.
Devotees facing prolonged delays in their marriage proposals worship the lord here and take the garlands exchanged between the God and Goddess to their homes. It is believed that doing this will remove obstacles from their marriage proposals.
Pick up from Theni/Dindigul.
Proceeding towards Viluppuram
Hotel Check in.
Then proceed to visit Serenity Beach Road.
Auroville Visitors Center.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Refreshment and Breakfast at Hotel.
Check out from Hotel.
Then proceed to visit Sadhana Forest.
Sri Karaneswar Nataraja Temple.
Sri Marudeeswarar Temple at Thiru Idayaru (T.Edayar).
Then Starting Our Journey Towards Theni/Dindigul.
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2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
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From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
Local Speaking Guide - ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *
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All local vehicle transport
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