Wednesday Jun 19, 2024

Yagneswarar Temple, Thiruvarur

Address

Yagneswarar Temple, Thiruvarur Town Thiruvarur District, Tamilnadu – 610001.

Diety

Yagneswarar Amman: Uthravediambal

Introduction

Yagneswarar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva located near to Thiruvarur Thyagaraja Temple in Thiruvarur Town in Thiruvarur District of Tamilnadu. This Temple is an east facing temple situated beautifully on the banks of the great Thiruvarur Temple pond. Presiding Deity is called as Yagneswarar and is facing east. Mother is called as Uthravediambal and is facing south. Shrines for Ganesha and Navagraha can be found in the prakaram. The specialty here is that the Navagrahas are in one line. The Temple is believed to be 1000 years old. The Temple is located on the opposite side of the western gopuram of Thiruvarur Thyagaraja Temple and on the other side of the pond. Thiruvarur is located at about 70 Kms from Thanjavur, Nearest Railway Station is located at Thiruvarur and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

Festivals

All Shiva related festivals especially Masi Magam is celebrated here with much fanfare.

Century/Period/Age

1000 Years old

Managed By

Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments Department (HRCE)

Nearest Bus Station

Thiruvarur

Nearest Railway Station

Thiruvarur

Nearest Airport

Trichy

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