Paadal Petra Sthalam located inside the Uchchi Pillaiyar hill in Trichy, associated with the legend where Lord Siva played midwife to aid a childbirth
Manicka Vinayakar temple on an 83m high hill, which houses two other temples (including a Paadal Petra Sthalam)
Once a large bamboo forest and paddy fields, this Paadal Petra Sthalam and Pancha Sabhai temple is home to Siva’s Muni tandavam, and considered one of the places where Vishnu visited to solemnize the wedding of his sister Parvati and Siva
Dravidian architecture temple that is home to the trinity – Siva, Vishnu and Brahma
Where the Goddess Bhagavati waited for Siva to come and marry her, and continues to protect the shores till this day
One of the Arupadai Veedu temples of Murugan, located near Thoothukudi, associated with Murugan’s slaying of the demon Surapadman – Soora Samharam
Located at the site where Vibhishana sought refuge in Rama, this is the only historical structure that survived the 1964 cyclone that washed away Danushkodi
Where Rama worshipped a Siva lingam hand-made by Sita out of the sand, after victory over Ravana. Also a spiritual centre, tied to Kasi (the Kasi-Rameswaram yatra), and one of the 12 Jyotirlingam temples
Beautiful Paadal Petra Sthalam located Mayiladuthurai, associated with the legend of Parvati as a peacock.
Paadal petra sthalam as well as one of the Kumbakonam Navagraha Sthalams associated with curative powers of the Lord, and also has a Ramayanam connection
Paadal Petra Sthalam near Mayiladuthurai, known for the legend of Markandeya who overcame Yama through the power of his devotion to Siva, and the birthplace of Abhirami Andadhi
The Holy of Holies for Saivites, where Siva as Natarajar dances the Ananda Tandavam. The temple also houses the Govindaraja Perumal shrine, a Vaishnava Divya Desam.