One of 4 temples where Nagaraja, lord of the Nagas, is said to have worshipped Lord Siva on Mahasivaratri
Paadal Petra Sthalam and the birthplace of Nambiyandar Nambi, without whom we would not have the Tevaram!
Where Indra was absolved of his sins for killing demons and having Sage Dadhichi part with his spine
Maadakoil built by Kochchenga Chola, with the legend of Valian, the bird, who was blessed by Lord Siva with the Mrityunjaya mantram
Paadal Petra Sthalam that rids devotees of the fear of death, and where Amman appeared as Vishnu !
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva ate amongst common men, as one in a thousand
Paadal Petra Sthalam connected with Siruthondar Nayanar and Vatapi Ganapati
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Karikala Chola spent eight years in hiding, and where Siva gave Sambandar a vision of His cosmic dance
Paadal Petra Sthalam, considered as Aadi Chidambaram, where Vishnu witnessed Siva’s Ananda tandavam
Paadal Petra Sthalam connected with the story of Siva, Parvati, Vinayakar, Murugan and the mango!
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Brahma regained his original form, this is the last of 78 Maadakoils built by Kochchenga Cholan
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Vinayakar, as a crow, turned to gold after worshipping Lord Siva here
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Siva met Parvati on Bhulokam prior to their wedding at Tirumananjeri
Paadal Petra Sthalam and a maadakoils built by Kochchenga Chola, this temple is connected to the story of Kumbakonam
Paadal Petra Sthalam and considered a prarthana sthalam for getting rid of debt
Paadal Petra Sthalam where Murugan regained his power of speech after being punished by Lord Siva
Paadal Petra Sthalam and associated with Siva with flowing locks, also home to Vellai Pillaiyar made of sea froth and the site of Vinayakar’s marriage