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ThiruValanchuzhi Nathar Temple - ThiruValanchuzhi,Thanjavur,Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)
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This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 25th Shiva Sthalam at Chozha Nadu (Thenkarai) on the southern bank of the Cauveri River.

  • Moolavar:Sri Kapartheeswarar, Sri Karpaganatheswarar, Sri Senchatai Nathar, Sri Valanchuzhi Nathar
  • Ambal:Sri Mangalanayagi, Sri Brahannayaki, Sri Periyanakai Amman
  • Theertham (Holy water):River Cauvery, Arasalaru and Jada Theertham
  • Sthala Vriksham (Sacred Tree): Vilvam tree
  • Pathigam (Hymn) rendered by :Saint Thirugnanasambanthar-3 and Saint Thirunavukarasar (Appar)-3.
  • Location:ThiruValanchuzhi,Thanjavur,Tamil Nadu.

Lord Shiva in that temple is a (self-manifested) Swayambumurthi.

This temple is known popularly as the temple of “Vellai Pillayar” (White Vinayakar).

This temple facing east has three halls, and it has 5-thirds of its main tower (Rajagopuram).

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