Saturday, October 16, 2021

Neyyaadiyappar Temple, Tiruneithanam

Location of the templeTiruneithanam (Now known as Thillaisthaanam)
Lord Shiva known asNeyyaadiyappar
Female deity known asBalambikai
PathigamThirunavukarasar - 12
Sambandar - 5
Sundarar - 1
How to reach This temple is located 1.5 Kms to the west from Tiruvaiyaru.
Temple addressArulmighu Neyyaadiyappar Temple
Thillaisthaanam Post
Via Thiruvaiyaru
Thanjavur District
PIN 613203
Location mapTiruneithanam map
Map showing location of Tiruneithanam temple from Tiruvaiyaru
Map courtesy by: Google Maps

This temple, covering an area of about 2 acres, is one of the 7 Sapthasthaana Sivasthalams. The main sanctum sanctorum for God Shiva is located in the inner prakaram and that the of the female deity in the outer prakram. Dakshinamurthy is depicted in a standing pose here in this temple. Inscriptions from the Chola period are found in this temple.

It is believed that goddess Saraswati, Kamadhenu and Saint Gowtama Munivar have worshipped the God Shiva here.

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