Thirumandhurai, Lalgudi, Trichy  

Posted by Shamala Krishnan

  1. Thirumandhurai:

    This is one of 275 important Siva sthalam. The Place is about 5 kms from Lalgudi.

    Main Deity is Amravaneswarar, Mrugandeeswarar and his consort known as Azagammi, Balambika. Sthala Vruksham is Mango tree. Teertham is Gayatri river.

    Importance: Surya, Chandra, Indra, And Mrugandu muni worshipped Siva of this place.
    Other deities are Brahma,Vishnu, and Durgai to main sanctum. Subramanya swamy with family and Dandaudhapani in separate small sanctum.

    Arunagiri nadhar sang thirupugazh on muruga here. Sambandhar sang hymns on Siva in this place.

  2. Then Pandaripuram: Panduranga temple.

    The temple is 6 kms from Srirangm near Utthamar koil.

    Main Deity: Radha , Rukmani and Pandurangar.

    Importance: This is a small temple. There is no difference among the devotees who visit the temple. Everyone is allowed to embrace God and pray here, which is unique. Prasadam given here is known as pada doolhi or bukka which is like black mud.

    The temple is about 75 years old. The idol that is installed in the temple was taken from the well. This was identified by god to a devotee parangkusadas in dream and to construct a temple. This is a private temple.

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