Saturday Jun 22, 2024

Thethiyur Sundareswarar Shiva Temple, Thiruvarur

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Thethiyur Sundareswarar Shiva Temple, Thiruvarur

Thethiyur, Kudavasal Circle,

Thiruvarur District,

Tamil Nadu – 610105

Moolavar

Sundareswarar

Amman

Triloka Sundari

Introduction

                       Thethiyur Sundareswarar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Located in the Thethiyur village, Kudavasal circle, Thiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu. 15 kms on the road from Nachiyar temple to Tiruveezhimila is Thethiyur village.There are three Shiva temples in this town. The temple is located on the main road behind Thethiyur bus stop. Located on the banks of Arisol River, “Lokasundari Sametha Sundareswarar” temple got its name as riverside temple because of its location on the banks of the river.The temple remains locked except during puja hours.

Puranic Significance 

           The temple is said to be more than 1500 years old. To return to visit the Thirukalyana Vaibhava in Madurai, the Brahmins living in Thethiyur accepted the request of the Brahmins to chant Vedakosha in memory of Meenakshi Sundareswar and Maha Vishnu and entered Thethiyur village. Stay at Vishnupuram which is the Andapuram of Maha Vishnu. This is the place where Meenakshi Sundareswarar posture was shown to the devotees. Here Lord is facing east and Goddess is facing south side.

“With the kind permission of Sri Kadambur K. Vijayan, these are extracted from his posts”.

Century/Period

1500 years old

Nearest Bus Station

Thethiyur

Nearest Railway Station

Thiruvarur

Nearest Airport

Trichy

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