Tuesday Jun 18, 2024

Palavai Sokkanathar Shiva Temple- Thiruvarur


Palavai Sokkanathar Shiva Temple Palavai, Thiruvarur Circle, Thiruvarur District – 610104.


Sokkanathar Amman: Kamatchi


Palavai village is located in Thiruvarur Tehsil of Thiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu, India. Palavai is a very small village with a total of ten houses. The Temple is believed to be 1000 years old. Here the presiding deity is called as Sokkanathar and Mother is called as Kamatchi amman. The temple is east facing Shiva temple. The name Alavai may have been later known as Palavai. The name of the Goddess is Kamatchi. In fact, it must have been Meenakshi. Being ten houses away from the Shiva temple. Located on the shores of the large pond. The Lord has the sanctuary facing east and the mother has the sanctuary facing south. In front of the Lord there is a home hall at the gate of the sanctum sanctorum are the temples of Ganesha Murugan and Valli. On the other side of the hall are the Bhairavar, the sun and the moon. “With the kind permission of Sri Kadambur K. Vijayan, these are extracted from his posts”.


1000 Years old

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Thiruvarur Station

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