Saturday, October 16, 2021

Vilvaaranyeswarar Temple, Tiruviyalur

Location of the templeTiruviyalur, near Kumbakonam
Lord Shiva known asVilvaaranyeswarar, Yoganandheeswarar
Female deity known asSoundaranayagi, Santhanayagi
How to reach Located on the Kumbakonam - Tiruvidaimarudur - Veppattur bus route and is about 8 Kms from Tiruvidaimarudur. Town bus facilities are available from Kumbakonam. In the vicinity is another Paadal Petra Sthalam Tirundudevankudi.
Temple addressArulmighu Yoganandheeswarar Temple
Tiruvisanallur Post
Via Veppattur
Kumbakonam Taluk
Thanjavur District
PIN 612105
Thiruvisanallur route map
Map courtesy by Yahoo Maps

This is a temple with a 5 tier gopuram (Tower) and 2 prakarams. From the stone inscriptions found in this temple,. it is known that this temple has received the patronage and endowments from the earlier Chola Kings Parakrama Chola, Rajaraja chola and Rajendra Chola. It is believed that Saint Agastiyar worships God Shiva here on every Shivaratri day.

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