Rengha Holidays & Tourism Private Limited, the reliable DTO (Domestic…
Kalyanasundaresar Temple, Nallur or Thirunallur is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Shiva deity, situated in the outskirts of Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu , India. Shiva is worshipped as Kalyansundaresar, and the lingam is represented here. His consort, Girisundari, is portrayed as Parvati.
- Moolavar: Sri Kalyanasundareswarar, Sri Panchavarneswarar, Sri Periyandeswarar, Sri Soundara Naayakar, Sri Amirthalingar.
- Ambal:Sri Kalyana Sundari, Sri Giri Sundari, Sri Thiripurasundari, Sri Parvatha Sundari, Sri Vanduvaazh kuzhali, Sri Thirumalai Sokki.
- Theertham (Holy water): Saptha Sahara Theertham, river Kaveri
- Sthala Vriksham (Sacred Tree): Vilvam tree
- Pathigam (Hymn) rendered by :Saint Thirugnanasambanthar-3,Saint Thirunavukarasar (Appar)-2.
- Location:Thiru Nallur,Thanjavur,Tamil Nadu.
This is one of 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 20th Shiva Sthalams in Chozha Nadu (Thenkarai) on the Southern bank of the Cauvery River.
Lord Shiva in that temple is a (self-manifested) Swayambumurthi.
This temple is counted as one of the King Kochengat Cholan established Maadak Koils.
According to Hindu mythology, Adisheshan (the serpent upon which Sri Mahavishnu rests) and Vayu (the lord of the winds) often fought among themselves to test their supremacy. During one such battle, Adhiseshan failed to hold on to Mount Meru against Vayu ‘s extreme wind.