Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Bhoomeeswarar Temple, Kunnam, Nagapattinam

Bhoomeeswarar Temple, Kunnam, Nagapattinam
Bhoomeeswarar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at Kunnam Village in Nagapattinam District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Bhoomeeswarar and Mother is called as Aruna Vidruma Nayaki. Sthala Vriksham is Vilwa Tree and Theertham is Chakkara Theertham. During the rule of the Cholas in this region having Poompuhar as their capital, a king Sangaman by name did lot of renovations to this temple according to some historical findings.

Legends
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The Temple
Presiding Deity is called as Bhoomeeswarar and Mother is called as Aruna Vidruma Nayaki. Sthala Vriksham is Vilwa Tree and Theertham is Chakkara Theertham. Ku means Earth.  Based on this, the place is presently called Kunnam. A Vaishnava temple is on Vadarangam on the west side of this place. On the east is a famous Murugan Temple in Mayiladi where the young Lord, graces in his penance form.  On the south also is a Murugan temple praised in Thevaram and Thirupugazh hymns in Kondal Karia Vana Nagar. The Kollidam River praised as Uthara Cauvery runs on the northern side.
Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 8.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Prayers
People pray for relief from all evil and sin impacts and for prosperity. Devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother and offer Vastras.
Contact
Sri Aruna Vidruma Nayaki – Sri Bhoomeeswarar Temple,
Kunnam, Nagapattinam District
Mobile: +91 9487033094
Connectivity
Puthur is 6 km far from Sirkali on the Chidambaram route. The temple at Kunnam Village is 6 km far from Puthur on the west. Bus facility is available. Nearest Railway Station is located at Sirkali and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

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