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Panchavarneswarar Temple - Uraiyur,Trichy ,Tamil Nadu(276 Shiva Sthalangal)

Panchavarnaswamy Temple (usually the Temple of Panjavarnaswamy) is a temple dedicated to Shiva, Located in Woraiyur, a suburb of Tiruchirappalli village in Tamilnadu, India.

  • Moolavar :Panchavarneswarar, Mukkeeshurathu Adigal
  • Amman / Thayar : Gandhimathi Ammai
  • Thala Virutcham : Vilwa
  • Theertham : Shiva theertham, Naga theertham
  • Old year : 1000-2000 years old
  • Historical Name : Mukkeeswaram
  • Location : Urayur,Thiruchirapalli,Tamil Nadu.

Shiva is thought to represent five distinct colours, giving Panchavarnaswamy, the name of the presiding deity.

Panchavarnaswamy is revered in the canonical work of Tamil Saiva of the 7th century, Thevaram, written by saintly Tamil poets known as the Nayanmars and graded as Paadal Petra Sthalam.

Here, as was Tirupanazhwar, were born Pugazh Chola Nayanar and Kochengata Cholan. Also known as Mukkeeswaram, this shrine is considered the fifth in Thevara Sthalams sequence in the Chola Kingdom situated south of the Cauvery River.

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