Sahasra Lakshmeeswarar Temple, Theeyathur, Pudukottai
Sahasra Lakshmeeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Theeyathur Village in Avudaiyar Koil Taluk in Pudukottai District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Sahasra Lakshmeeswarar and Mother is called as Brihannayaki. The temple is associated with Uthiratadhi Nakshathra and is called as Uthiratadhi Star Temple.
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Presiding Deity is called as Sahasra Lakshmeeswarar. Lord of the temple is a Swayambumurthy gracing eastward. Mother is called as Brihannayaki and she is facing south. There are shrines for Vinayaka, Nandhi, Dakshinamurthy, Lingodhbava, Brahmma, Nagar, Lord Muruga with his consorts Valli and Deivanai, Navagrahas the nine planets, Chandikeswara, Bhairava, Surya-Sun, Chandra-Moon and a separate shrine for Vancha Ganapathi in the Temple premises. Sthala Vriksham is Neem Tree. Theertham associated with this Temple is Thamaraikulam (Lotus Tank).
Temple Opening Time
This temple is open for a few hours in the morning only and one has to speak to the Priests in advance.
Maha Shivarathri is celebrated in this Temple with much fanfare.
Uthiratadhi starrers pray seeking solutions to their problems. Devotees seek the blessings of Lord for relief from debt burdens and child boon and prosperity. People perform special abishek, archanas and Homas and offer Sweet Pudding with cashews, grapes, honey and Badam as Nivedhana to Lord and Mother and distribute it to poor. Hence the starrers are advised to visit the temple as often as they can or at least on their annual star day. As Agni worshipped here, those suffering from heat related diseases worship here.
Sahasra Lakshmeeswarar Temple,
Theeyathur, Avudayar Koil Taluk,
Pudukkottai District – 614 629
Phone: +91 4371 239 212
Mobile: +91 99652 11768 / 97861 57348
The Temple is located at about 8 Kms from Thiruppunavasal, 11 Kms from Mimisal, 23 Kms from Avudaiyar Koil, 29 Kms from Thiruvadanai, 35 Kms from Aranthangi Railway Station, 67 Kms from Pudukkottai, 125 Kms from Madurai and 131 Kms from Madurai Airport.