A Siva temple where Yama is accorded higest priority and respect; and where you can go only if the Lord wishes so!
Paadal Petra Sthalam, and Ashta Veerattanam temple associated with Siva culling Daksha’s head
Home of the original maragatha lingam from the legend of Muchununda Chakravarti
Paadal Petra Sthalam that rids devotees of the fear of death, and where Amman appeared as Vishnu !
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva danced his Ajapa Natanam and showed His Rudra Padam to Patanjali and Vyaghrapada
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Nandi almost stopped Rama from worshipping Siva
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Brahma regained his original form, this is the last of 78 Maadakoils built by Kochchenga Cholan
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva is said to protect devotees till the end of the world
Paadal Petra Sthalam whose legends are all about Lord Siva aiding those in distress
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Vishnu (as Mohini) worshipped Lord Siva, and home of the Lalita Trisati
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva overcame Muyalagan, who was sent to overcome Bhikshatanar
Paadal Petra Sthalam and a maadakoils built by Kochchenga Chola, this temple is connected to the story of Kumbakonam
Paadal Petra Sthalam and considered a prarthana sthalam for getting rid of debt
Paadal Petra Sthalam that is regarded as existing across the 4 yugams, associated with Rohini nakshatram and Rishabha rasi.
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
Sivan temple with a story of how Sani tried to stop Siva himself
Paadal Petra Sthalam located on a hillock, where Siva bent himself to receive the Devas’ worship
This 9th century CE temple is said to be the place where Murugan worshipped Lord Siva, which gives both the place and the deity their respective names.
Paadal Petra Sthalam associated with Sundarar’s bringing a dead child back to life
Paadal Petra Sthalam in the Pandya Nadu region with a unique Navagraham arrangement