Monday, 8 October 2012

PAADAL PETRA SHIVA STHALANGAL YATHRA - EAST AND WEST OF VAIDHEESWARAN KOIL

08, October 2012
PART-4. Continuation of the the previous post......

81/27. THIRUKARUPARIYALUR. Now this place is called as Melaikazhi, Thalainayar

This is the 81st Devaram Paadal petra Shiva Sthalam and 27th Sthalam on the north side of river Cauvery in Chozha Nadu.  Thiruganasambandar has sung hymns in praise of lord of this temple.

Iraivan : Sri Abaratha shameswarar, Sri Kutramporuthanathar
Iraivi    : Sri Vichithara Balambiga, Sri Kolvalainayagi.

Some of the important features of the temple are.....….
  1. Since Suryan worshiped Shiva of this temple, hence this place is called as Thalainayiru..
  2. Vasister, Anjaneyar, Indiran, Suryan worshped lord of this temple.
  3. Indiran throw Vajrayutham on iraivan and Shiva pardon him, hence Iraivan is called as Kutram Porutha nathar.
  4. Similar to Seerkazhi Sattanathar is in a higher place.
  5. Umamaheswarar silaroopam is to be watched.
  6. Naarai worshiping lord Shiva sila roopam and how this is related to this place.
  7. In Koshtam: Vinayagar, Dhakshinamoorthy, Brahma, Durgaparameswari are looks beautiful.
  8. Very old temple many portions are damaged. Rajagopuram badly damaged.

HOW TO REACH
  1. Thalainayar is on the bus route Vaitheeswaran koil and Thirupananthaal.
CONTACT DETAILS :

LOCATION OF THE TEMPLE :CLICK HERE
( Malai Koil similar to Seerkazhi with Thoniappar and Sattanathar sannadhi in different levels)
 ( Moolavar Vimanam )
 ( Sri Thoniappr Sannadhi in the first level )
(Sri Sattanathar in Malai Koil in top level - to reach we have to climb through wooden steps)
( Rajagopuram looks in bad shape )

82/28. THIRUKURAKKUKKA. This place is now called as Thirukkurakkaval 

This is the 82nd Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 28th sthalam on the north of Rivar Cauvery in Chozha Nadu. Appar has sung hymns in praise of lord of this temple.

Iraivan: Sri Kunthaleswarar
Iraivi   : Sri Kunthalambigai.

Some of the important features of the temple are.....….
  1. No rajagopuram and Palipeedam and temple is facing east.
  2. Sannadhi for Vinayagar, Valli deivanai Sametha Subramaniyar.
  3. Silaroopam for Bairavar, Chandran, Hanuman.
  4. Painting of Hanuman worshiping Lord Shiva of this temple.
  5. Moolavar and Ambal  vimanam are in globe shape.
  6. It is believed that Hanuman has got back his tail after worshiping Lord Shiva of this temple. There is a separate sannadhi for Hanuman.
  7. At the entrance of sanctum there are is no sudhai Dwarabalakars or sila moortham and only Dwarabakars  painting.
  8. There is no Navagrahas.
  9. In Koshtam only Dhakshinamoorthy and Durgai.

HOW TO REACH :
  1. On the bus route Vaitheeswaran temple and Thirupanandal get down at Ilanthoppu and by the side of Hospital the temple is 3 Km  ( You have to make your own arrangement, since there is no bus facility )
  2. Town bus from Mayiladuthurai to Pattavarthi, get down at Ilanthoppu and proceed   as above.
CONTACT DETAILS :

LOCATION OF THE TEMPLE :CLICK HERE

                                        ( Globe shape Vimanam on the moolavar sannadhi )


(No sudhai sirpam in the nitches of the entrance arch - only painting )

83/29. THIRUVAZHLKOLIPPUTHUR. This place is now called as Thiruvalaputhur, Valoliputhur

This is the 83rd Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 29th sthalam  on the north side of river Cauvery in Chozha Nadu. Thiruganasambandar and Appar has sung hymns in praise of Lord Shiva of this temple

Iraivan: Sri Manikkavannar, Sri Rathna Pureeswarar
Iraivi   : Sri Bramakundhalambal, Sri Vandamar poonguzhali.

Some of the important features of this temple are.......
  1. Arjunan, Thirumal and Vandu worshiped lord of this temple.
  2. Iraivan hide the sword of Arjunan in the tree hole and gave back, hence this place is called as Vaalkolipputhur.
  3. Thirumal worshiped diamond Lingam in this temple.
  4. Sannadhi for Vinayagar, Subramaniyar , Gajalakshmi, Saraswathi, Bairavar, Chandran, Suryan, Naalvar.
  5. Natarajar saba to be seen.
  6. In Koshtam Durgai, Istaparameswar, Narthanavinayagar,Dhakshinamoorthy, Lingothbavar, Bramha.
  7. Karuvarai is built with stone good architecture, OLd sudhai sirpams were replaced during renovation.
  8. Ambal sannadhi is karkoil and there is no koshta moorthams in the nitches.
  9. There is no Dwarabalakars and Kodimaram.

HOW TO REACH
  1. This temple is on the bus route Vaitheeswaran Koil  to Thiruppananthaal, after Ilanthoppu.
  2. Mayiladuthurai to Manal medu bus passes through this place.
CONTACT DETAILS :

LOCATION OF THE TEMPLE :CLICK HERE

( Arjunanan's sword was made to hide in this tree - Sthala viruksham)

( Entrance of the temple - No Rajagopuram )
84/34.THIRUPAZHAMANNIPADIKARAI – ( Iluppaipppattu )

This is the 84th Devaram paadal Petra Shiva Stham and 30th Sthalam on the north side river Cauvery in Chozha Nadu. Sundaraar has hymns in praise of Lord Shiva of this temple.

Iraivan: Sri Neelakndeswarar, Sri Mutheeswarar, Sri Parameswarar,                                   Sri Mahatheeswarar, Sri Padikarainathar.
Iraivi   : Sri Amitha Karavalli, Sri Mangalanayagi.

Some of the important features of this temple are......
  1. While swallowing the poison Iraivi stopped by touching his front neck in this Sthalam.
  2. Devars, Dharumar, Neelakandeswarar, Arjunan, Throwpathi,  Padikarai nathar, Nagulan, Paramesar, Mutheesar worshiped lord of this temple.
  3. Two Vinayagar sannadhi, one Valampuri vinayagar and other one is Narthana vinayagar.
  4. Sannadhi for Lingams, Valampuri Vinayagar, Ambal, Subramaniyar, Mahalakshmi, Shadeva lingam.
  5. Separate Temple for Padikarai nathar and Mangala valli.
  6. Dhashinamoorthy is sat on Rishaba below kalla tree. There is a through hole   from left ear to the right ear.
  7. Natarajar is of Dhasapuja  thandavamoorthy and standing on bull saurrounding  with devars is kept under custody. This will be taken only on Prathosam day.
  8. This temple is of Karakkoil one type out of nine types of architecture. The moolavar karuvarai was built like Chariot pulled by horses. The basement is 18 layered adittanam called pathmayapandham and manjapathram.
  9. Vijayaganapathy opposite to the temple.
  10. Sthalaviruksham Iluppai maram.
  11. In the floor level sannadhi for Ambal Amuthakaravalli, Valmpurivinayagar worshiped by Throwpathy, Sri Parameswarar worshiped by Nagulan, Sri Magdeeswarar worshiped by Beeman.
  12. In the upper level sannadhi for  Sri Mangala Nayagi, Sri Padikarainathar worshiped by Arjunan, Sri Neelakandeswarar worshiped by Dharman, Sri Sidhamuktheeswarar worshiped by Sagathevan.
  13. In Koshtam, Narthana Vinayagar, Dhakshinamoorthy, Lingothbavar, Ashtabuja Durgai.
  14. Rajagopuram is at side facing Sri Neelakandeswarar sannadhi worshiped by Dharman.There is no dwajasthambam
HOW TO REACH
  1. Vaitheeswaran Koil to Thirupanathal road  Ilanthoppu,  Vaalaputhur , Manal medu, after cotton factory (Panchaalai), Paapakudi road ( turn right hand side ) reach the temple.
CONTACT DETAILS :

LOCATION OF THE TEMPLECLICK HERE
Sthala Puranam Pudai sirpam on the sanctum wall -(King crosses the river on the boat where he find the Iluppai tree floating on the river )
Sthala viruksham Iluppai Tree

Moolavar vimanam - A Maada Koil
Three tier Raja Gopuram 



89/35.PANDHANAI NALLOORNow this place is called as Pandanallur

This is the 89th Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam  and 35th sthalam on the north side of  river Cauvery in Chozha Nadu. Thiru Ganasambandar and Appar has sung hymns in praise of Lord Shiva of this temple. 

Iraivan: Sri Pasupatheeswarar,.
Iraivi   : Sri Venu Kujambigai, Sri Kaambana Tholiammai.

Some of the important features of this temple are ....
  1. King Kaambeeli’s eye sight was got back after worshiping Iraivan and temple tank side was called as Kambosa mannan thurai.
  2.  The story of Kaamadhenu as Umadevi  got back sabavimisanam. This as happened when played a ball made of 4 vedhams, which was given by Iraivan.
  3. The raja gopuram is of 5 tiers.
  4. Beeranki gundukal  are on display which are found when near fort was excavated.
  5. There is no sannadhi in the prakaram.
  6. Sannadhi for Aadhikesava perumal,  with Padmavathi Thayar.
  7. Thiruganasambandar in front of moolavar sannadhi.
  8. Kalyana sundarar thala varalaru in the peedam.
  9. Sila roopam for Dwara Vinayagar, Subramaniyar, Naalvar ( Ganasambandar – little big), Sattanathar, Brahma & , Vaali worshipe lingam, Gajalakshmi, Annapoorni.
  10. Navgrahas in a single row.
  11. In Kshtam : Narthana Vinayagar, Dhakshinamoorthy, Sattainathar, Lingothbavar, Bramha, Vishnu Durgai.
  12. Moolavar is suyambu of prithivi, covered always.No abishekam is done. 
  13. At the entrance Rajagopuram, right side Kottai muniyasamy, poojas are performed to get relief from pilli sunyam and eval.How to reach:
HOW TO REACH :
  1. Mayiladuthurai to Thiruppananthal bus runs through Pandanallur. 
CONTACT DETAILS :

LOCATION OF THE TEMPLECLICK HERE


 Entrance arch sudhai sirpam  from the Mahamandapam )
                                      ( Sthala puranam  under the base of Shiva and Parvathy )


 --- OM SHIVAYA NAMA ---

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