The origin of Maragatha Lingam and Sapta Vitanga Sthalams, and the story of Muchukunda Chakravarti
Pancha aranya kshetram near Kumbakonam, where Sambandar’s difficulties in reaching the temple are reimagined as part of the boat festival every year
Where Siva revealed to the world, the secret to a happy marriage!
One of 4 temples where Nagaraja, lord of the Nagas, is said to have worshipped Lord Siva on Mahasivaratri
A Siva temple where Yama is accorded higest priority and respect; and where you can go only if the Lord wishes so!
Temple with exquisite sculptures and architecture, where the story of Ardhanari comes to life
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 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 where Siva danced his Ajapa Natanam and showed His Rudra Padam to Patanjali and Vyaghrapada
Paadal Petra Sthalam associated with Naminandi Adigal Nayanar who lit the temple lamps using water in place of ghee
Paadal Petra Sthalam connected with Siruthondar Nayanar and Vatapi Ganapati
Paadal Petra Sthalam and Ashta Veerattanam temple associated with Jalandhara Samharam.
Paadal Petra Sthalam associated with Muchukunda Chakravarti and the maragatha Lingam
Paadal Petra Sthalam associated with Indra’s penitence, which features the Lingam he created, imprinted with his hand marks
Paadal Petra Sthalam associated with two Nayanmars – Kochchenga Chola and Arivattaya Nayanar
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!