Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Pamani Naganathar Temple, Thiruvarur

Pamani Naganathar Temple, Thiruvarur
Pamani Naganathar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Pamani in Tiruvarur District of Tamilnadu. The temple is dedicated to Shiva, as the moolavar presiding deity, in his manifestation as Naganathar. His consort, Parvati, is known as Amirtha Nayaki. The Temple is also called as Sarpa Pureeswarar Temple. The historical name of the place is Tiru Padaleswaram. It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams - Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Thevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Thirugnana Sambandar. This is the 221st Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam on the south side of river Cauvery and 104th Sthalam in Chozha Nadu.













Legends
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History
Tirugnanasambandar (7th Century CE) has rendered Thevaram Hymns here for the lord. About 7 stone inscriptions mentioning donations and services provided by Rajaraja I (985 CE), Rajaraja III (1238 CE), Sundara Pandya (1283 CE) are some of them.
The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Festivals
Vaikasi Brahmmotsavam in May-June; Thai Poosam Theerthavari in January-February; Aipasi Skanda Sashti in October-November; Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January and Maha Shivarathri in February-March are the festivals celebrated in the temple.
Singers
Saint Gnanasambandhar had sung the glory of the Lord of the temple in his Thevaram hymns. This is the 221st Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam on the south side of river Cauvery and 104th Sthalam in Chozha Nadu.
Prayers
People pray to Divine Serpent Adisesha by lighting ghee lamps for relief from adverse aspects of serpent planets as Rahu and Ketu and those under the Kalasarpa Dosha. Those belonging to Simha, Kumba, Danus, Mesha and Vrichika signs pray to Lord Simha Dakshinamurthy for a peaceful life. Devotees perform special abishek and pujas to Lord and offer vastras.
Contact
Sri Naganathar Temple,
Tiru Padaleswaram,
Pamani – 614 014,
Mannargudi Taluk,
Thiruvarur District
Mobile: +91 – 93606 85073 / 9578579416 / 9788544971
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 3 Kms from Mannargudi, 43 Kms from Thanjavur, 30 Kms from Thiruvarur and 96 Kms from Trichy. Bus facilities are available to Pamani from Mannargudi. Town bus A-37 from Mannargudi and a Mini bus from Mannargudi to Rishiyur pass through this temple. Nearest Railway Station is located at Mannargudi and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

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