Saturday, October 16, 2021

Pasupatheswarar Temple, Tiruvetkalam

Location of the templeTiruvetkalam
Lord Shiva known asPaasupatheswarar
Female deity known asNallanayagi, Sargunambal
PathigamSambandar -1
How to reach This temple is located within the Annamalai University Campus at Annamalai Nagar, Chidambaram. We have to enter the University Campus through the front entrance and the temple is located near the music college on the back side of the campus. Tirunelvoyal and Tirukazhippalai are the other Paadal Petra Shivasthalams located in the vicinity of this temple.
Temple addressArulmighu Paasupatheswarar Temple
Annamalai Nagar Post
Cuddalore District
PIN 608002

Tiruvetkalam is a seaside Sthalam. Lord Shiva is known here as Paasupathanathar. Lord Shiva gave Paasupatham to Arjuna in the guise of a hunter at this Sthalam. Lord Shiva presents Himself the spectacle of a Hunter's form with the Goddess Nallanayagi. This temple is a stone edifice, with a sacred tank surrounded by gardens and coconut tress in the front.

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