Paadal Petra Sthalam and the birthplace of Nambiyandar Nambi, without whom we would not have the Tevaram!
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 associated with Naminandi Adigal Nayanar who lit the temple lamps using water in place of ghee
Two Paadal Petra Sthalams in a single temple, and mukti sthalam of Appar (Tirunavukkararasar)
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Brahma got back his lost powers after worshipping Siva
Paadal Petra Sthalam temple referenced in Kalki’s Ponniyn Selvan, associated with the legend of the churning of the ocean
Paadal Petra Sthalam and one of the five temples where Sage Vyaghrapada he witnessed Siva’s cosmic dance
Tevara Vaippu sthalam where the Lord is said to have curative powers for all ailments
Large Divya Desam temple, built in the design of a fort, with a swastika-shaped temple tank
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Vinayakar, as a crow, turned to gold after worshipping Lord Siva here
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva overcame Muyalagan, who was sent to overcome Bhikshatanar
Paadal Petra Sthalam that is regarded as existing across the 4 yugams, associated with Rohini nakshatram and Rishabha rasi.
Ancient Siva temple and Paadal Petra Sthalam, located close to Kumbakonam and Tiruvidaimaruthur
Sivan temple with a story of how Sani tried to stop Siva himself
Ancient Siva temple and Paadal Petra Sthalam, shaped like a chariot, located very close to Kumbakonam
Paadal Petra Sthalam located on a hillock, where Siva bent himself to receive the Devas’ worship
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva appeared in five colours and forms
The Holy of Holies for Saivites, where Siva as Natarajar dances the Ananda Tandavam. The temple also houses the Govindaraja Perumal shrine, a Vaishnava Divya Desam.