Saturday, October 16, 2021

Uchinatheswarar Temple, Tirunelvoyal

Location of the templeTirunelvoyal
Lord Shiva known asUchinatheswarar
Female deity known asKanakambikai
How to reach This temple is located at Sivapuri which is near Chidambaram. From Chidambaram, one has go upto Annamalai University Campus entrance and turn to the road on the right which will lead us to Sivapuri where this sivasthalam is located. The sivasthalam is about 5 Kms. from Annamalai Univsersity Campus Gate.
Temple addressArulmighu Uchinatheswarar Temple
Sivapuri Post
Via Annamalai Nagar
Chidambaram Taluk
Cuddalore District
PIN 608002

This temple houses 2 shrines, one for Uchinathar of Tirunelvoyal and the other one for Paulvanna Nathar of Tirukazhippalai which was relocated inside this temple after the original temple situated on the banks of river Kollidam was submerged by the floods in the river.

The temples faces east with a tall Gopuram (Tower) and a tank to the front of the temple. The shrine for female deity faces south and there are shrines for Vinayakar, Murugan and Bhairavar inside the temple.

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