Monday, November 20, 2017

Paadal Petra Sivasthalams in Pandiya Naadu

LocationLord Shiva known as
1.TiruAalavai (Madurai)Sokkanathar
2.TiruAppanurAappudaiyar
3.TirupparankundramParangirinathar
4.TiruvedagamEdaganatheswarar
5.TirukodunkundramKodunkundreesar
6.TirupputturTiruthalinathar
7.TiruppunavayilPazhampathinathar
8.Rameswaram (one of the 12 Jyothir Linga Shrines)Ramanathaswamy
9.TiruvadanaiAadanainathar
10.TirukkaanapperKaalaiyappar
11.TirupuvanamPoovananathar
12.TiruchuzhiyalTirumeninathar
13.KuttralamKurumpalaanathar
14.TirunelveliNellaiappar

The present day Madurai, Virudunagar, Ramanathapuram, Pudukottai, Sivagangai and Tirunelveli districts of Tamilnadu were part of the region referred to as Pandiya Naadu during the days when the Teveram Hymns were sung by the Nayanmars.

Districtwise location of these temples
Madurai DistrictMadurai, Tiru Appanur, Tirupparankundram, Tiruvedagam
Virudunagar DistrictTirukodunkundram (Piranmalai), Tiruchuzhiyal
Ramanathapuram DistrictRameswaram, Tiruvaadaanai
Sivagangai DistrictTiruputtur, Tirukkaanapper (Kaalayarkovil), Tiruppuvanam
Pudukottai DistrictTiruppunavayil
Tirunelveli DistrictKuttralam, Tirunelveli