One of 4 temples where Nagaraja, lord of the Nagas, is said to have worshipped Lord Siva on Mahasivaratri
One of the earliest Siva temples in Kumbakonam associated with the legend of the Mahapralayam (great floods)
Divya Desam temple connected with the story of how Swetaketu eventually reached Vaikuntam
Divya Desam temple connected with the story of the churning of the ocean
Paadal Petra Sthalam and avatara sthalam of Chandesa Nayanar, this temple has several puranams associated with it
Divya Desam temple where Vishnu, as Kallazhagar, came to give away his sister Meenakshi’s hand in marriage to Siva
Located close to Kumbakonam and Swamimalai, this is the temple Tirumangai Azhvar constructed, funds for which were provided by the Lord himself.
A Paadal Petra Sthalam and one of the 70 Maadakoils built by Kochchenga Cholan, this temple has a legend associated with bees
Paadal Petra Sthalam where the Lingam takes on 5 different colours every day!
Paadal Petra Sthalam and associated with Siva with flowing locks, also home to Vellai Pillaiyar made of sea froth and the site of Vinayakar’s marriage
Paadal Petra Sthalam and maadakoil associated with Kamadhenu and her daughter Patti
One of the nine Nava Tirupati temples and a Divya Desam associated with Suryan, located near Tirunelveli
Kerala-style Siva temple dedicated to Lord Nagaraja, lord of the snakes
Paadal Petra Sthalam located on a hillock, where Siva bent himself to receive the Devas’ worship
Paadal Petra Sthalam in Kongu Nadu with separate shrines for Lord Siva, Saraswati, and Lord Vishnu
Rock temple carved into one side of the Satyagiri hill on which is the Tirumayam fort.
Paadal Petra Sthalam with three aspects and forms of Lord Siva at three levels
Paadal Petra Sthalam and birthplace of Saivite saint Tirugnanasambandar (Sambanar), and a sthalam with a hoary past and tradition
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.