Tirucherai, Tingalore, Tiruvyaru, Iyarappar, Melai Thiru poonthuruthy, Perumpuliyur and Thiru kandiyoor Temple. Kumbakonam.  

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  1. Tirucherai:

    One of important 275 Siva temple. The place is about 9 kms from Kumbakonam,and 5kms distance from Nachiyar koil.

    Main deity: Saraparameswarar-Swayambu lingam, His Consort Gyanavalliammai

    Sthalavrusham is Mavilangai. Teertham is Markandeya theertham.

    We see Vinayakar, Natarajar, Rishabarudar, Dakshina moorthy, Kalabairavar, Durgai, Sooryan,and Sani Bagwan.

    have composed hymns in praise of this lord. One can get rid of his indebtedness by worshiping this Lord.

  2. Vishnu Temple: One of the 108 divya desam.

    Main deity: Saranatha perumal-Standing posture. His Consort Saranayagi

    Teertham: Sara teertham, Vimanam: Saravimanam.

    Here Perumal is giving darshan with five of his consorts: Sridevi, Bhoodevi, Neeladevi, Mahalakshmi and Saranayagi.This place is known as Panchasarashetram.

  3. Thingalore:

    One of 275 important Siva temple.The place is about 12 km from Tanjore and 2km from Thiruvaiyaru.

    Main deity: Swayambu lingam. Kailasanadhar and Pereyia Nayaki ambal.
    Teertham: chandra pushkarani. Moon worshiped the lord in this place, so the place is named after him as Thingalore.

    Importance: Birth place of Apputhi adigal. His son died due to snake bite. Navukkuarasar devotee of siva sung in praise of this lord of this place, GOD was pleased gave life to the boy. On panguni uthiram day sun light falls on main diety in the morning, and the next fullmoon moon light falls on diety.

  4. Thiruvyaru:

    The place is about 10kms from Tanjore. Birth place of Saint Sri Thyagaraja, born on 4-5-1767. Samadhi on 6-1-1847.

    Thyagaraja is One of the trimoorthy and his compositions are mainly on Sree Rama. Even today Thyagaraja aradhan takes place during the thithi of his, samadhi day. All musicians sing together pancha rathna krities and there after his composition in individual as a tribute to him.

  5. Iyarappar temple:

    Iyarappar One of 275 important temple of Lord Siva.

    Main Deity: Swyambhu linga Iyarappar and his consort Aram valartha nayaki.
    Teertham: surya teertham, seven pancha teertham. Sthala vruksham: Vilva vrikshum.

    Importance: This place is considered equal to kasi. Siva performed pooja for himself over here. Lord Siva rewarded Silaatha muni for his penance. Rewad was nandi devar as his child in a box in the place where yaga is performed. Vyagyapadhar's daughter got married to nandi at this place.

    Navukuarasar was blessed with glimpse of kayalasa sundarar.

    Navukarasar Sambandar sung hymns on praise of lord over here. Arunagiri nathar praised and sung about Lord Muruga of this place.

  6. Melai Thiru poonthuruthi:

    one of 275 important Siva devara Sthalam. the place is about 5kms from Thiruvayaru.

    Main Deity: swayambu Pushpavana nathar and his consort Azagalamarntha nayaki
    Teertham: kasyapa teertham.

    Importance: The place is inbetween cavery and kudamuruti river. Hence the name turuthi, one of eamoor sapthsthana.

    Nandi here is not in straight line to deity it has moved towards to side on request for Sambandhar who is a devotee. Here Dakshina moorthy is with veena which is a rare thing.

    Navukuarasar has composed poem about the lord. Arunagirinadhar sang about Murugan of this temple.

  7. Perumpuliur:

    The Siva temple is about 2kms from Thiruvayaru.

    Main Deity: Swayambu lingam Known as Vyagya pureeswarar, and his consort sowandra nayaki.

    Importance: Vyagyapadhar worshipped in his place so the deity is named after him. Arunagirinadhar has sung about lord Murugan.

  8. Thiru kandioor:

    One of 275 important Siva Devara Sthalam. The place is about 2kms from Thiruvayaru. One of Amoor sapthasthana sthalam.

    Main Deity: Veerattaneswarar and his consort Mangala nayaki.
    Name: on request of Parvathi, Siva removed the 5th head of Brahama so the place is called as kandioor veerattam.

    Teertham: kapala, daksha, brahama, pathala, ganga. Sthala vruksham: vilvam.

    Importance: Lord Muruga with japamalai in right vjra sakthi in left hand. Arunagirinathar has sung about lord Murugan. Harasapa vimochana perumal temple is there in the premises. Brahma has seperate temple over here.

    Sambandhar and Appar sang hymns on Lord Siva here

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