... a continuation post to Devipattinam Sri Thilakeswarar Temple )
10th January 2016.
After Dharshan of Sri Maragatha natarajar at Uthirakosamangai, we returned to Ramanathapuram, fearing crowd for Abhishekam. So Thought of attending Parathosham and Aruthra abhishekam in any of the Shiva temple at Ramanathapuram. The above temple is near the palace and under the control of Ramanathapuram samasthanam.
Iraivan : Sri Chokkanathar
Iraivi : Sri Meenakshi
Some of the important details are as follows.....
The temple is facing east with an entrance arch. Dwajasthambam, Palipedam and nandhi are in the mandapam.
In the outer prakaram sannadhi for Ganapathy, Subramaniyar and navagrahas.
In the inner prakaram sannadhi for Sekizhar, Namasivaya yatheskar, Adhikaranandhi, Suryan, Ganapathi, Urchavars, Gajalakshmi, Saraswathy, Sri Meenakshi, Bairavar and Chandran. Setupathy kings sirpams are there in the mandapam pillars and above entrance too facing Lord Shiva.
The temple was built by Sethupathy Kings about 30 Years ago.
HOW TO REACH:
The temple is about 3 Km diatsnce from ramanathapuram bus stand.
Town buses are available at Ranmanai / Palace.
---OM SHIVAYA NAMA---