Perumal temple on the outskirts of Madurai, where Narasimhar’s ferocity was quelled
Temple on the banks of the Kollidam river, considered the birthplace of Nandi
Beautiful Chola temple near Mannargudi connected to Sibi Chakravarti, Suryan and Daksha’s yagna
Where Siva as Guru, initiated Parvati to the truth of OM, the Pranava Mantram
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!
One of the earliest Siva temples in Kumbakonam associated with the legend of the Mahapralayam (great floods)
Paadal Petra Sthalam consecrated by Agastyar, built by Cholas and hidden under the sand until about 200 years ago
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva blessed sage Durvasa to overcome his anger
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 where Siva ate amongst common men, as one in a thousand
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Lord Vishnu is said to have received his conch, Panchajanyam
Paadal Petra Sthalam and avatara sthalam of Chandesa Nayanar, this temple has several puranams associated with it
Divya Desam and Pancha Ranga Kshetram where Vishnu is in Sayana kolam
Divya Desam temple in a place named after love for the Lord!
Beautiful temple near Viluppuram, with a separate temple for Ambal, built by Pallavas with later Chola additions
Simple Chola temple near Tirupporur, south of Chennai