Friday, July 7, 2017

Vilvaranyeswarar Temple, Thirukollampudhur, Thiruvarur

Vilvaranyeswarar Temple, Thirukollampudhur, Thiruvarur
Vilvaranyeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at Thirukollampudhur in Thiruvarur District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Vilvaranyeswarar / Vilva Nathar. Lord Shiva blesses devotees as a Swayambu Murthy in the temple. Mother is called as Soundaranayagi / Azhakunachiyar. The historical name of the place is Koovilambur. It is considered as one of the Pancha Aranya Sthalams. 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 230th Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 113th Sthalam on the south side of River Cauvery in Chozha Nadu.







Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 7.00 a.m. and 11.30 a.m. and from 6.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m.
Festivals
Chithirai Brahmmotsavam and Panchamurthy procession on Chitra Poornima – full moon day in April-May; Lord’s procession on Karthikai Pradosham day and special pujas on Mondays of the month in November-December; Saint Tirugnanasambandar festival on the new moon day and Skanda Sashti in Aipasi-October-November; Mother Soundara Nayaki procession during Navarathri in September-October; Margazhi Dhanur Puja in December-January and Thai Poosam in January-February are the festivals celebrated in the temple.
Singers
Tirugnanasambandar has sung hymns in praise of Lord Shiva of this temple. This is the 230th Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 113th Sthalam on the south side of River Cauvery in Chozha Nadu.
Prayers
Those mentally confused are advised to bathe in the Brahmma Theertha and pray to Lord Shiva for relief. Devotees perform abishek to Lord and offer vastras.
Contact
Vilvaranyeswarar Temple,
Thirukollampudhur, Chellur – 613 705,
Via Kudavasal, Thiruvarur District
Phone: +91 – 4366 – 262 239 / 295 569
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 7 Kms from Koradacherry, 8 Kms from Kudavasal, 17 Kms from Needamangalam, 1.5 Kms from Sellur, 26 Kms from Kumbakonam, 10 Kms from Alangudi, 25 Kms from Thiruvarur, 17 Kms from Valangaiman and 104 Kms from Trichy. The devotee coming from Kumbakonam has to get down at Sellur stop. Thirukollampudhur is located at about 1.5 Kms west of this place. The place is located on the bus route from Kumbakonam to Kudavasal. Nearest Railway Station is located at Koradacherry and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

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