Thyagaraja Temple, Thiruvarur – Durga Shrine
A shrine for the fierce form of Lord Shiva’s consort called Durga is also there in this temple. She is called the Rowdhra Durga aka Erisina Kottravai. There are 8 shrines of different Durga all over this temple. The first shrine is of Mahishasura Mardhini and 3 more Durga in the first shrine and 4 more in the 2nd shrine. Sri Muthuswami Dishithar had sung the glory of the Durgas in his celebrated Keerthanas.