Thursday, 19 May 2016

For Relief From Skin Diseases - Nardana Pureeswarar Temple, Thalayalangadu, Thiruvarur

Thalayalangadu Temple Front View
Thalayalangadu Temple Front View
Sri Nardana Pureeswarar temple is located in the village named Thalayalangadu, in the district of Tiruvarur, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The main deity of this temple is Nardana Pureeswarar – Aadavallar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Balambikai. The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is Changu theertham. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. This temple is nearly 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this place is Thalayalanganam.

As per the local legends and pundits, “Saint Tirunavukkarasar suggests. “He is penance Himself; He is the Veda and its seed, wearing the crescent moon. He always retrieve me from sufferings, hiding the Ganga in head and has Mother Uma as His part, He is all philosophy. I have wasted and lost all the days being away from Him. That Lord is in Thalayalangadu.” This is the 93rd Shiva temple on the southern bank of Cauvery praised in hymns.”

The main festivals of this shrine are Thai New Moon day in January-February; Aipasi Annabishekam in October-November, Masi Shivrathri in February-March, New Year day as per the Hindu traditional calendar and Georgian calendar, Deepavalli, Pongal, Amavasya, Vaikunta Ekadashi and other festivals related to Lord Shiva. These festivals are celebrated in grand manner with much festivity and charishma in this particular temple. Local people plus devotees cooperation and pilgrims of far and near makes this temple as most sought after temple in the district.

Gopuram Of Main Deity
Gopuram Of Main Deity - Narthana Pureeswarar
People pray here for cure from serious skin diseases as leprosy and for child boon. They bathe in the sacred spring and pray to Lord and Mother. People who have white or pale red coloured skin take bath in pond in this temple and worship lord siva and amman to get remedy.

Temple Timings:

Morning Timings : 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Evening Timings : 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Temple Location:

Nardana Pureeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Thalayalangadu in the Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is dedicated to Shiva. Thalailangadu is 18 km from Thiruvarur on the way to Kumbakonam. 05 KM from Peruvelur one of the Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam. From bus-stand, cross a small bridge of two canals to reach this temple.

Temple Address & Contact Details:

Sri Nardana Pureeswarar Temple,
Thalayalangadu -612 603,
Chimizhi Post, Via Sembangudi,
Kudavasal Taluk, Tiruvarur district,
Tamil Nadu.
Phone: 04366 - 269 235 ; 94435 00235.

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