Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Maatrarivaradhar Temple, Tiruppaachilasramam (now known as Tiruvaasi)

Location of the templeTiruppaachilasramam (Tiruvaasi)
Lord Shiva known asMaatrarivaradhar, Sameevaneswarar
Female deity known asBaalambikai, Balasundari
PathigamSambandar, Sundarar
How to reach This temple is located 12 Kms from Tiruchy on the south bank of river Kollidam. One has to get down at Tiruvaasi, which is on the Tiruchi - Musiri road. The temple is located very close to the bus stop at Tiruvaasi.
Temple addressArulmighu Maatrarivaradhar Temple
Tiruvaasi
Tiruvaasi Post
Tiruchirapalli District
PIN 621216

tiruvaasi route mapTemple: This temple has a 5 tier Gopuram (Tower) with 2 prakarams. The shrine for the female deity is in the 2nd prakaram facing west. Earlier period chola kings like Parakrama Chola, Rajaraja Chola have made a lot of contributions and endowments to this temple. There are shrines for Vinayagar, Natarajar and Somaskandar inside this temple.

Sundarar got a bag of gold coins at this sthalam from Lord Shiva by composing a Pathigam. Sambandar cured the disease of a king's daughter by the grace of Lord Shiva after composing a Pathigam here.



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