Perumal temple on the outskirts of Madurai, where Narasimhar’s ferocity was quelled
An overview of the 11 Divya Desam temples (ekadasa divya desam) and related 11 Siva temples (rudra peethams) in and around Tirunangur, in Mayiladuthurai dt.
Pancha aranya kshetram near Kumbakonam, where Sambandar’s difficulties in reaching the temple are reimagined as part of the boat festival every year
Temple in Pazhaiyarai where Sabali (one of the daughters of Kamadhenu) prayed
A Siva temple where Yama is accorded higest priority and respect; and where you can go only if the Lord wishes so!
Divya Desam temple connected with the quelling of Rudra’s anger after Daksha’s yagam
Divya Desam temple connected with the Ramayanam and the construction of the temple using gold
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva blessed sage Durvasa to overcome his anger
Divya Desam and Pancha Ranga Kshetram where Vishnu is in Sayana kolam
Massive temple complex with a large Lignam, and home of several legends and puranams, this temple is the focal point of what could be considered the largest temple complex ever
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva showed the way across the river to His devotees including Sambandar
A 108-lingam Siva temple in Papanasam, with a Ramayanam connection
Paadal Petra Sthalam near Kumbakonam
Nava Kailasam temple on the banks of the Tambraparani, consecrated by Sage Romaharshana
Divya Desam temple in Kandiyur, where Siva is said to have been relieved of his Brahma-haththi dosham (for having severed one of Brahma’s heads)
Paadal Petra Sthalam and Ashta Veerattanam temple associated with Siva decapitating Brahma’s fifth head
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 and birthplace of Saivite saint Tirugnanasambandar (Sambanar), and a sthalam with a hoary past and tradition