Thursday, December 14, 2017

Vedapureeswarar Temple, Tiruvazhundur

Location of the templeTiruvazhundur (now known as Therazhundur)
Lord Shiva known asVedapureeswarar
Female deity known asSoundaraambikai
PathigamSambandar - 1
How to reach This sivasthalam temple is located at Therazhundur, 11 Kms from Mayiladuturai. Bus facilities from Mayiladuturai are available.

Temple: Vedapureeswarar temple is situated is located on the eastern side of the Tiruvazhundur village. It is located right across a temple for Lord Vishnu which is one of the Diyva Desam shrine. The shrine for female deity Soundaraambikai is situated outside the main Siva temple. Sage Agasthiyar, Markandeyar and Kaveri are said to have obtained salvation at this sthalam.

The famous poet Kambar, who authoured Kamba Ramayanam, was born at this place.


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