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Sakshinatheswarar Temple or Thiruppurambiyam Temple is a Hindu temple in the Thiruppurambiyam, Tamil Nadu , India, dedicated to Shiva. The temple contains the hymns of Thevaram, the Tamil literature of the 7th century and is known as Paadal Petra Sthalam.
- Moolavar :Satchinadeswarar, Satcheeswarar,Punnaivananathar
- Amman / Thayar : Karumbanna Solli, Ikshuvani
- Thala Virutcham : Punnai
- Theertham : Brahmma theertham
- Old year : 1000-2000 years old
- Historical Name :Tirupurambiam, Kalyanamanagar,Punnahavanam
- Location: Tirupurambiam,Thanjavur,Tamil Nadu.
The temple contains the hymns of Thevaram, the Tamil literature of the 7th century and is known as Paadal Petra Sthalam. This is the 100th Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 46th sthalam in Chozha nadu on the north side of river Cauvery. Moovar has sung hymns of this temple in the praise of Lord Shiva.
Thiruppurambiyam was the fierce battlefield that determined the promising future in the 9th century
By Cholas. Chola King Aditya I built a temple in his honour, in sweet memory of the turn of the tide
And it was called Aditeswaram. The presiding deity’s present name is Sakshinathar and the consort;
Kuraivialla Azhagi (Unmatched Beauty).
The consort’s sanctum was designed by Rajaraja Chola I. The wall of the sanctum contains beautiful sculptures of Parivara devatas (other Siva temple deities). Lord Ganesa, on the day of Vinayagar Chathurthi the elephant god conducts honey ablution and all honey passed is consumed.