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Sri Uchinatheswarar Temple - Thirunelvayil (Sivapuri), Chidambaram,Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu(276 Shiva Sthalangal)

This is one of the 276 Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalams and 3rd Shiva Sthalam on the northern bank of the Cauvery River in Chozha Nadu (Vadakarai). Lord Shiva in this temple is a (self-manifested) Swayambumurthi. This temple facing east has a single corridor and a 5-tiered main tower (Rajagopuram).

  • Moolavar : Uchinathar – Madhyaneswarar
  • Amman / Thayar : Kanakambikai
  • Thala Virutcham : Ghooseberry
  • Theertham : Krupa Samudram
  • Old year : 1000-2000 years old
  • Historical Name : Tirunelvoyil
  • Location : Sivapuri, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu.

Thirunelvoyil is the historical name of this place. “Thiru” a respectable prefix, “nel voyil” means “sprawling paddy fields at the village entrance” Now that position is called “Shiva Puri,” however.

In the corridors you will see besides Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy’s shrines, shrines and idols of lords Vinayakar, Murugan, Narthana Vinayakar, Natarajar, Dakshinamurthy, Lingothbavar, Brahma, Pancha Lingams, Saneeswaran, Chandiran, Suryan, Thirugnanasaambanthar, Kasi Viswanathar, Navagraham, Bairavar, Durgai and Chandikeswarar.

There is a sculpture behind the principal deity in the sanctum sanctorum that depicts Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi in their wedding form.

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