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Vedaranyeswarar Temple -Vedaranyam, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu (276 Shiva Sthalangal)

A Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva, situated in the town of Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu , India, is the Vedaranyeswarar Temple. Vedaranyeswarar is revered in the canonical work of Tamil Saiva of the 7th century, the Tevaram, written by saintly Tamil poets known as the Nayanars and graded as Paadal Petra Sthalam. Temple Vedaranyeswarar is a member of Aditya Chola (871-907 CE) constructed a series of temples along the banks of the River Cauvery to commemorate his victory in the battle of Thiruppurambiyam. It has a number of inscriptions dating from the Chola period.

  • Moolavar : Thirumaraikadar (vedharanyeswarar)
  • Amman / Thayar : Vedanayaki
  • Thala Virutcham : Vanni and Punnai trees
  • Theertham : Veda Theertham and Mani Karnika
  • Old year : 1000-2000 years old
  • Historical Name : Thiru Marai Kadu
  • Location  : Vedaranyam,Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu.

The temple has six daily rituals from 5:30 a.m., at different times. By 8 P.M.

Thousands of devotees from far and near are present for the annual Brahmotsavam (prime festival).

The place Thirumarai Kadu / Vedaranyam is from Nagapattinam about 45 Kms away. This is one of Siva Sthalam Devara 275. One of the temples is Saptha Vidanga Sthalam.

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