Monday, October 23, 2017

Paadal Petra Sivasthalams in Kongu Naadu

LocationLord Shiva known as
1.Thirunanaa (Bhavani)Sangameswarar
2.TiruchengodeArdhanareeswarar
3.Karuvoor (Karur)Pasupathinathar
4.TirumurugapoondiTirumuruganathaswamy
5.Tiruppandikodumudi (Kodumudi)Kodumudinathar
6.Tiruppukkoliyur (Avinasi)Avinasiappar
7.VenjamaakudalVigirthanatheswarar

The present day Coimbatore, Erode, Namakkal, Tiruppur and Karur Districts of Tamilnadu were part of the region referred to as Kongu Naadu during the time when Thevaram Hymns were sung by the Nayanmars.

Districtwise location of these temples
Tiruppur DistrictTiruppukkoliyur (Avinasi), Tirumuruganpoondi
Erode DistrictTirunanaa (Bhavani), Tirupaandikkodumudi
Namakkal DistrictTiruchengode
Karur DistrictVenjamaakudal, Karuvoor (Karur)