Where Indra was absolved of his sins for killing demons and having Sage Dadhichi part with his spine
One of the earliest Siva temples in Kumbakonam associated with the legend of the Mahapralayam (great floods)
Divya Desam that has existed across the four yugams, where Vishnu is worshipped as the resplendent and handsome Soundararaja Perumal
Divya Desam temple where Vyaghrapada and Patanjali reached by mistake, and Vishnu showed them His form as in Srirangam
A temple that has existed across the four yugams, where Vishnu appeared to Sanat Kumara
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva, as an old man, cultivated a farmer’s crops instantly
Paadal Petra Sthalam that rids devotees of the fear of death, and where Amman appeared as Vishnu !
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Sage Durvasa witnessed Lord Siva’s cosmic dance
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Sukracharya worshipped to regain the sight he had lost in one eye as a result of the events of Vamana Avataram
Paadal Petra Sthalam and Ashta Veerattanam temple associated with Jalandhara Samharam.
Paadal Petra Sthalam and mukti sthalam of Chandesa Nayanar (Chandikeswarar)
Divya Desam and a Pancha Ranga Kshetram, where Tirumangaiazhvar’s singing infuriated a sage!
Temple where Perumal / Vishnu is worshipped as a pillar, considered to have miraculous powers
Paadal Petra Sthalam and one of the Tiruvaiyaru Satpa Sthanam temples, where the Lingam receives ghee abhishekam every day
Tevara Vaippu sthalam where the Lord is said to have curative powers for all ailments
Very ancient temple, considered the equivalent of Tirupati, and a prarthana sthalam for mental illness
Historically known as Darukavanam, this Paadal Petra Sthalam is the start of one of the stories of Bhikshatanar
A fascinating Chola temple with extremely intricate architecture throughout the temple. The complex also houses a separate cave temple for Lord Siva, and a huge inscription on classical music.
One of the earliest examples of stone temples in Tamil Nadu, and an ASI protected site
Siva temple and Kubera sthalam, featuring exceptional architecture