Friday, December 23, 2016

Mullaivananathar Temple, Thirumullaivasal – The Temple

Mullaivananathar Temple, Thirumullaivasal – The Temple
Lord Mullaivana Nathar is 3.5 feet tall big swayambumurthy. The sword cut scar on the head of the Linga is still visible. He is also praised as Yuthika Parameswarar. Mother Anikonda Kothai, also praised as Sathyanada Soundari worshipped Lord here to learn the Panchakshara Mantra. Lord is a Guru here; hence there is no Palli Arai and Pujas. 


Dwarabalagars are made of sudhai. In koshta moortham only Dhakshina Moorthy is present. Idols of Vinayagar and Subramaniyar can be found in this Temple. There is no Rajagopuram and Kodimaram is without Kavasam. Mandapam is of flat stone slabs roof. Sannadhi for Ganapathy, Lingams, Pitchadanar and Thiruganasambhandar can be found in this Temple.

Idols of Naalvar, Bairavar, Mahalakshmi, Navagrahams, Chandran, and Suryan are found in the prakaram. Sthalavruksham is Mullai on the Kiluvai maram. Theertham of this Temple is Chandra Theertham. 

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