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.
Divya Desam temple connected with the story of Arjuna’s thirst being quenched
Divya Desam temple connected with the Ramayanam and the construction of the temple using gold
Divya Desam temple connected with the story of Vyaghrapada and his son Upamanyu being blessed by Vishnu
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva, as an old man, cultivated a farmer’s crops instantly
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva blessed sage Durvasa to overcome his anger
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva danced his Ajapa Natanam and showed His Rudra Padam to Patanjali and Vyaghrapada
Paadal Petra Sthalam and Ashta Veerattanam temple associated with Jalandhara Samharam.
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Rama sought and obtained advice from Lord Siva before advancing upon Lanka
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Brahma got back his lost powers after worshipping Siva
Paadal Petra Sthalam connected with the story of Siva, Parvati, Vinayakar, Murugan and the mango!
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 five Pancha-Ka kshetrams, Anjaneyar has worshipped Lord Siva here.
Divya Desam and “Mummurti kshetram” that has shrines for the Hindu Trinity of Siva, Vishnu and Brahma, with their consorts
Large Divya Desam temple, built in the design of a fort, with a swastika-shaped temple tank
Divya Desam temple and Krishan Aranya Kshetram, where a 12-foot tall Perumal is in the garbhagriham, with Sage Markandeya, Prahlada, and a cow and calf representing His sister Parvati
Divya Desam connected with the Ramayanam, where it is Rama in bhujanga sayanam
Paadal Petra Sthalam with a Ramayanam connection, referred to as Paravai Rameswaram