Saturday, January 28, 2017

Suyambunatha Swami Temple (Thaan Thondreeswarar Temple), Thiruvilayattam, Nagapattinam

Suyambunatha Swami Temple (Thaan Thondreeswarar Temple), Thiruvilayattam, Nagapattinam
Suyambunatha Swami Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at Thiruvilayattam Village in Nagapattinam District of Tamilnadu. It is also called as Thaan Thondreeswarar Temple. The old name of the place is Perumbalai. It is a Maada Koil, built by Kochengata Chozhan. The Mahalingam is “swayambu”, hence called “Thaan Thondreeswarar”. Ambal is known as “Mullaivana Nayaki”. 

Rajaraja Cholan renovated this temple. It is believed that there is an underground passage from Thanjavur big temple to this temple. Many stone inscriptions are found in this temple. Tharangampadi is nearest town to Thiruvilayattam. Nearest Railway Station is located at Sirkazhi and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

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