Monday, October 23, 2017
Pancha Bootha Sthalangal

The five grand temples enshrining Lord Shiva as a manisfestation of five elements are known as Pancha Bootha Sthalangal. These are:-

1. Tiruvannamalai (Fire)
2. Kancheepuram (Land)
3. Tiruvanaikaval (Water)
4. Sri Kalahasti (Air) and
5. Chidambaram (Sky)

Out of the above, Sri Kalahasti is in the state of Andhra Pradesh.


Pancha Sabha Sthalangal

The temples where Lord Shiva is believed to have performed the Cosmic Dance are referred to as Pancha Sabhai Sthalangal. These are:-

1. Chidambaram (Porsabai)
2. Madurai (Vellisabai)
3. Tiruvalangadu (Rathinasabai)
4. Tirunelveli (Thamirasabai)
5. Kuttralam (Chithirasabai).

Paadal Petra Sivasthalams situated to the South of river Kaveri

LocationLord Shiva known as
1. TiruvaatpokkiRathnagirinathar
2. TirukadambanduraiKadambavana Natheswarar
3. TirupparaithuraiParaithurainathar
4. TiruKarkudiUchi Nathar
5. TiruMookkicharam
(Uraiyur, Trichy)
Panchavarneswarar
6. TiruchirapalliThayumanavar
7. TiruErumbiyur (Tiruverumbur)Erumbeesar
8. TirunedungalamNithya Sundarar
9. MelaiTirukkattupalliTheeyadiappar
10. TiruvalampozhilAthmanatheswarar
11. TiruppoonturuthiPushpavana Nathar
12. TirukkandiyurBrahmasirakandeesar
13. TiruchottruthuraiTholaiyaselvanathar
14.TiruvedhikudiVedapureesar
15. TiruThenkudithittaiPasupatheeswarar
16. TiruppullamangaiPasupatheeswarar
17. TiruChakkarappalliAlandurainathar
18. TirukkarukavurMullaivananathar
19. TiruppalaithuraiPalaivananathar
20. TirunallurKalyana Sundareswarar
21. Avoor PasupatheeswaramPasupatheeswarar
22. TiruchattimutthamSivakozhundeeswarar
23. TirupatteeswaramThenupureeswarar
24. Pazhaiyarai VadataliSomeswarar
25. TiruvalanchuzhiKarpaganathar
26. Tirukkudamooku
(Kumbakonam)
Kumbeswarar
27. Tirukkudanthai KeezhkottamNageswaraswamy
28. Tirukkudanthai KaaronamKasiviswanathar
29. TirunageswaramSanbakaranyeswarar
30. TiruvidaimarudurMahalingeswarar
31. ThenkurangaduthuraiAbathsahayanathar
32. TiruneelakudiNeelakandeswarar
33. TiruvaikalMadakovilVaikalnathar
34. Tirunallam (Koneri Rajapuram)Umamaheswarar
35. TirukozhambamKokileswarar
36. TiruvavadutharaiMasilamani Eswarar
37. Tiruthuruthi
(Kuththaalam)
Ukthavedeeswarar
38. TiruvazhundurVedapureeswarar
39. MayiladuthuraiMayuranathar
40. TiruvilanagarThuraikattum Vallalar
41. TirupariyalurVeerateswarar
42. TiruchemponpalliSwarnapureesar
43. TirunanipalliNattrunaiappar
44. TiruvalampuramValampuranathar
45. TiruthalaichangaduSangarunaadeswarar
46. TiruakkurThanthondriyappar
47. TirukkadavurAmirthagateswarar
48. Tirukkadavur MayanamBrahmapureeswarar
49. TiruvettakkudiTirumeniazhagar
50. TiruthelicheriParvatheeswarar
51. TirudharmapuramDharmapureeswarar
52. TirunallaaruDharbaranyeswarar
53. TirukkotaruAiravatheswarar
54. Ambar PerunthirukovilBrahmapureesar
55. Ambar MaakaalamMaakaalanathar
56. TirumeeyachurMuyarchinatheswarar
57. Tirumeeyachur IlankovilSakalaBhuvaneswarar
58. TiruthiladaipathiMadhimutheeswarar
59. TiruppamburamPaambu Pureswarar
60. SirukudiMangaleswarar
61. TiruveezhimizhalaiNethrarbaneswarar
62. Tiru AnniyurAgneeswarar
63. Tirukkaruvili KottittaiSargunatheswarar
64. TiruppenuPerunduraiSivanandeswarar
65. TirunaraiyurSiddhi Nadheswarar
66. ArisirkaraiputhurPadikkasu Alithanathar
67. SivapuramSivapuranathar
68. TirukalayanallurAmrithaKaleswarar
69. TirukkarukkudiSargunalingeswarar
70. TiruvaanchiyamVaanchinathar
71. NannilamMadhuvaneswarar
72. TirukondeeswaramPasupatheeswarar
73. TiruppanaiyurThaalavaneswarar
74. TiruvirkudiVeeratteswarar
75. TiruppugalurAgneeswarar
76. Tiruppugalur VarthamaneecharamVardhamaaneswarar
77. RaamanadeechuramRamanadeswarar
78. TiruppayattrurTiruppayattreeswarar
79. TiruchengattankudiGanapatheeswarar
80. TirumarugalManikkavannar
81. TiruchaathamangaiAyavandeeswarar
82. Nagaikaaronam
(Nagapattinam)
Kaayaaroganeswarar
83.SikkalVennailingeswarar
84. TirukeezhvellurKediliyappar
85. ThevurDhevapureeswarar
86. PalliyinmukkudalMukkona Natheswarar
87. TiruvarurVanmeekinathar
88. Tiruvarur AraneriAraneriyappar
89. Arur ParavayunmandaliThoovoi Nayanar
90. TiruvilamarPathanjali Manoharar
91. TirukaraveeramKaraveeranathar
92. TirupperuvelurPriyanathar
93. TiruthalaiyalankaduAadavalleeswarar
94. TirukudavayilKoneswarar
95. TirucheraiSenneriappar
96. TirunallurmayanamPalasavanesar
97. TirukkaduvaaikaraiputturSwarnapureesar
98. Tiru Erumpoolai (Alangudi)Aabatsakaayeswarar
99. Tiruaradai Perumpaazhi
(Haridwara Mangalam)
Paadhaaleswarar
100. TiruAvalivanallurSatchi Nathar
101. TiruparidhiniyamamParidhiyappar
102. TiruvenniyurKarumbeswarar
103. TiruppuvanoorPushpavanathar
104. TiruppaadhaaleswaramSarpa Pureeswarar
105. TirukkalarKalarmulainatheswarar
106. TiruchittremamPonvaitha Natheswarar
107. TiruvusathanamMandirapureeswarar
108. TiruidumbavanamSargunanatheswarar
109. TirukadikulamKarpageswarar
110. TiruthandalaineeneriNeenerinatheswarar
111. TirukkotturKozhundeesar
112. TiruvenduraiVanduthurainathar
113. TirukollampudurVilvavaneswarar
114. TirupereyilJagadeeswarar
115. TirukollikaaduAgneeswarar
116. TiruthengurVellimalainathar
117. TirunellikaNellivananatheswarar
118. TirunaattiyathaankudiManikkavannar
119. TirukkaaraayilKannayiranathar
120. TirukandrappurNaduthariyappar
121. TiruvalivalamManathunainathar
122. TirukkaichinamKaichina Natheswarar
123. TirukkolliliKolilinathar
124. TiruvoimurVoimoornathar
125. Tirumaraikkaadu
(Vedaranyam)
Maraikattunathar
126. AgasthiyampalliAgastheeswarar
127. KodikkaraiAmirthagateswarar

Districtwise location of these temples
Karur District (2)Tirukadambandurai, Tirupparaithurai
Nagapattinam District (26)Tiruvavadutharai, Tiruthuruthi, Tiruvazhundur, Mayiladuthurai, Tiruvilanagar, Tirupariyalur, Tiruchemponpalli, Tirunanipalli, Tiruvalampuram, Tiruthalaichangadu, Tiruakkur, Tirukkadavur, Tirukkadavur Mayanam, Nagaikaaronam, Sikkal, Tirukeezhvellur, Thevur, Tiruvirkudi, Tiruppugalur, Tiruppugalur Varthamaneecharam, Tirumarugal, Tiruchaathamangai, Raamanadeechuram, Tiruppayattrur, Tiruchengattankudi, Tiruchittremam,
Thanjavur District (34)MelaiTirukkattupalli, Tiruvalampozhil, Tiruppoonturuthi, Tirukkandiyur, Tiruchottruthurai, Tiruvedhikudi, TiruThenkudithittai, Tiruppullamangai, TiruChakkarappalli, Tirukkarukavur, Tiruppalaithurai, Avoor Pasupatheeswaram, Tiruchattimuttham, Tirupatteeswaram, Pazhaiyarai Vadatali, Tiruvalanchuzhi, Kumbakonam, Tirukkudanthai Keezhkottam, Tirukkudanthai Kaaronam, Tirunageswaram, Tiruvidaimarudur, Thenkurangaduthurai, Tiruneelakudi, TiruvaikalMadakovil, Tirunallam, Tirukozhambam, TiruppenuPerundurai, Tirunaraiyur, Arisirkaraiputhur, Sivapuram, Tirukalayanallur, Tirukkarukkudi, Tirucherai, Tiruparidhiniyamam
Tiruchirapalli District (6)Tiruvaatpokki, TiruKarkudi, TiruMookkicharam, Tiruchirapalli, TiruErumbiyur, Tirunedungalam
Tiruvarur District (37)Tirunallur, Tirukkotaru, Ambar Perunthirukovil, Ambar Maakaalam, Tirumeeyachur, Tirumeeyachur Ilankovil, Tiruthiladaipathi, Tiruppamburam, Sirukudi, Tiruveezhimizhalai, Tiruvanniyur, Tirukkaruvili Kottittai, Tiruvaanchiyam, Nannilam, Tirukondeeswaram, Tiruppanaiyur, Palliyinmukkudal, Tiruvarur, Tiruvarur Araneri, Arur Paravayunmandali, Tiruvilamar, Tirukaraveeram, Tirupperuvelur, Tiruthalaiyalankadu, Tirukudavayil, Tirunallurmayanam, Tirukkaduvaaikaraiputtur, Alangudi, Tiruaradai Perumpaazhi, TiruAvalivanallur, Tiruvenniyur, Tiruppuvanoor, Tiruppaadhaaleswaram, Tirukkalar, Tiruvusathanam, Tiruidumbavanam, Tirukadikulam,
Pondicherry State - Kaaraikkal Region (4)Tiruvettakkudi, Tiruthelicheri, Tirudharmapuram, Tirunallaaru