Swetharanyeswarar Temple

Navagraha Temple

 

Overview

The temple Swetharanyeswarar is located in Thiruvengadu near Sirkazhi. The main god is Siva, called Swetharanyeswarar ("lord of white forest") and the goddess is Brahma Vidya ambal. Thiruvengadu  Swetharanyeswarar temple is one of the famous Navagraha temple in tamil nadu. Here is separate Sannidhi(Shrine) for Budha (mercury). The temple is quite large and all four important Saivite saints have sung in praise of this lord.
 
Swetharanyeswarar temple is especially known for its unique incarnate of Lord Shiva called "Agora Murthi". He is one of the main god who is being prayed in this village.
 
Thiruvengadu village is also famous for its unique structure of pools in temples. This temple has three ponds, three Gods. It is a belief that who takes bath in all of three ponds, the one will be free from their problems like diseases, delay in marriage, etc.,.
 
Shiva and Buthan Temple
 
This Shiva temple is one of the 6 most divine places on the banks of river manikanigai and Cauvery which is considered as equivalent to the temple at Varanasi. The other 5 shivasthalams are Thiruvaiyaru, Chaayaavanam, Mayiladuturai, Tiruvidaimarudur and Tiruvanchiyam.
 
Indiran, Airavatam, Budhan, Sun God Sooriyan and Moon God Chandiran are said to have worshipped God Shiva here. From the stone inscriptions found inside this temple, it is seen that the earlier chola kings Aditya Chola and Rajaraja Chola have made a lot of contributions to this temple.
 
 

Location

Country
India
State
Tamil Nadu
City
Nagapattinam
Location
Tiruvengadu
Address
Swetharanyeswarar Temple, Thiruvengadu, Sirkali Taluk, Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu, India - 609114
Contact Info
Phone: 04364 256 424
Mobile :
Fax :
Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Thiruvengadu
Nearest Railway Station
Thanjavur (TJ)
Nearest Airport
Tiruchirapally Civil Airport Airport
IN
latitude : 10.765399930 longitude :78.709701540
Corporation : Tiruchirappally
GPS Code : VOTR
Architect
Dravidian architecture

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