Saturday, October 16, 2021

Aabhathsagayeswarar Temple, Tiru Anniyur

Location of the templeTiru Anniyur (Now known as Ponnur)
Lord Shiva known asAabhathsagayeswarar
Female deity known asPeriya Nayagi
PathigamThirunavukarasar - 1
Sambandar - 1
How to reach Located 5 Kms from Mayiladuthurai in the north-west direction. Town bus facilities are available from Mayiladuthurai. Another Paadal Petra Sthalam Needur is located nearby in the east direction. One can reach Tiru Anniyur from Needur also. Tirukurukkai Veerattam, another paadal petra sivathalam, is located close by in the north direction from Tiru Anniyur.
Temple addressArulmighu Aabhathsagayeswarar Temple
Paandur Post
Via Needur
Mayiladuthurai Taluk
Mayiladuthurai District
PIN 609203
Tiruanniyur map
Map showing location of TiruAnniyur temple
Map courtesy by: Google Maps

Rain God Varunan is believed to have worshipped God Shiva at this Sthalam. Sun's rays fall directly on the Shivalingam for 5 days from the 24th day to 28th day of the Tamil month Panguni.

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