Kallidaikuruchi, Cheranmadevi and Veeravanallore temples, Ambasamudram, Thirunelveli  

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  1. Kallidakuruchi: Siva Temple.

    This place is about 3 kms from Ambasamudram town.

    Main deity is Swayambu Lingam known as Arulmigu Manendiappar and his consort Vadivambikai Amman.

    Teertham is Kanva teertham and River Thamirabarani.
    The other deities seen in the temple are Vinayakar, Subramanyar Natarajar, and Dakshina Murthy.

    Kanva Maharishi had darshan of Lord Siva and was blessed by him.

    Stone inscriptions are there about renovation of the temple done by Madurai Veerappa Nayakar.

  2. Thiruvavduthurai Adeenam:

    This is near Siva temple of Kallidakurachi.

    The premises is very big, there is an office in the premises. There is a big hall and a room where the chief madathipathy stay when he visits the place.

  3. Cheranmadevi: Lord Siva Temple.

    The temple is about 5 kms from Veerava nallore, and 22 kms from Thirunelveli Town.The main raja Gopuram is of five storeys, and as we enter we see Dwajasthambam and Nandi to front.

    Main Deity: Swayambu Lingam known as Ammai nadhar and his consort Avudai Nayaki.

    Teertham is River Thamirabarani.
    Other deities in the temple are Vinayakar, Subramanyar, Viswanadhar, Natarajar, Nalwar, Karikal ammaiar, Nava kanniar and Navagraham.

    Romesa Muni had darshan of Lord Siva here and was blessed.

  4. Cheranmadevi Perumal Temple:

    Here in this temple we see Lord in three postures, standing, sitting and sleeping or relaxing.

    Main Deity here is Sri Adi Narayana Perumal with Sridevi and Bhoodevi in standing posture.

    The main Gopuram is of three stories and two prakrams. Vimanam to the main sanctum is known as Ashtanga Vimanam. Brugu Muni and Markandeya had darshan of Lord Siva and were blessed by him.

    Other deities seen in the temple are Sri Lakshmi Narashimar, Krishnar, Sri Ramar, Anjaneyar, Manavala Mamunigal, and twelve Azwars.
    We see Urchava Vigraharam of Sri Adi Narayanar and Chakkratazwar.

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