Temple on the banks of the Kollidam river, considered the birthplace of Nandi
A temple in Pazhaiyarai where Sabali (one of the daughters of Kamadhenu) prayed; today in a run-down state but would have once been a beautiful temple.
A Siva temple where Yama is accorded higest priority and respect; and where you can go only if the Lord wishes so!
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)
Maadakoil built by Kochchenga Chola, with the legend of Valian, the bird, who was blessed by Lord Siva with the Mrityunjaya mantram
Divya Desam that has existed across the four yugams, where Vishnu is worshipped as the resplendent and handsome Soundararaja Perumal
Two temples that are one Divya Desam, associated with the arrival of Tirumangaiazhvar
Divya Desam temple connected with the story of Vyaghrapada and his son Upamanyu being blessed by Vishnu
Divya Desam connected with Swami Vedanta Desikar, and Hayagreevar, where Vishnu helped the Devas to vanquish the asuras who were helped by Siva
Divya Desam temple where Vishnu attended the wedding of his grandson Aniruddha
Paadal Petra Sthalam consecrated by Agastyar, built by Cholas and hidden under the sand until about 200 years ago
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 Indra located and worshipped a Lingam made of nectar
Kottur is located 15km from Mannargudi and 27km from Tiruvarur.
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 near Tiruvarur and Mannargudi, with a beautiful sculpture of Sabapati Natarajar
Paadal Petra Sthalam associated with Naminandi Adigal Nayanar who lit the temple lamps using water in place of ghee
Paadal Petra Sthalam connected to Mahabharatam and Kiratarnjuneeyam
Two Paadal Petra Sthalams in a single temple, and mukti sthalam of Appar (Tirunavukkararasar)