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Edaganathar Temple

Edaganathar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva situated at Thiruvedagam Village in Madurai district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The temple is situated on the banks of Vaigai River. In Thiruvedagam, the Vaigai River flows from north to south.

  • Moolavar : Yedaga Natheswarar
  • Amman / Thayar : Elavar Kuzhali, Sugantha Kundalambikai
  • Thala Virutcham : Vilwa
  • Theertham : Brahmma Theertha Kulam, Vaigai River
  • Old year : 1000-2000 years old
  • Historical Name : Tiru Yedagam
  • Location : Thiruvedagam, Madurai,Tamil Nadu.

The temple complex spans five acres and it houses two gateway towers known as gopurams, each facing the Edaganathar and Elavarkuzhali shrine.


The temple has a number of shrines, with those of Edaganathar and his consort being the most prominent.

The original complex is believed to have been founded by Pandyan Empire, while the present masonry structure was established during the Nayak during the  16th century.

This temple was built to commemorate the Saivites’ victory over the Jains
And to stress that the greatest God of all is Shiva.

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