Monday Jun 17, 2024

Vattathur Yogeshwarar Shiva Temple, Cuddalore

Address

Vattathur Yogeshwarar Shiva Temple, Cuddalore

Vattathur, Srimushnam Circle,

Cuddalore District,

Tamil Nadu – 608702

Moolavar

Yogeshwarar

Amman

Yogeshwari

Introduction

               Vattathur Yogeshwarar Temple is dedicated to lord Shiva, located in the Vattathur village, Srimushnam circle, Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu. Here there are Shiva temple, a Varadaraja Perumal temple and an amman temple are located in this town. The Shiva temple is small and is situated towards the east. Here the Presiding deity is called as Yogeshwarar in the form of lingam and Mother is called as Yogehwari. Other deities, Ganesha and Muruga are present at the gate of the sanctum sanctorum. The goddess faces south. There is also a Nandi Mandapam in front of the Lord. The sanctum sanctorum of Yogeshwari has Dakshanamurthy on the south side and Durga on the north side. In the north side is Sandesar. The temple is said to be more than 1000 years old.

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

Century/Period

1000 years old.

Nearest Bus Station

Vattathur

Nearest Railway Station

Cuddalore

Nearest Airport

Puducherry

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