Thirupudai Marudhur and Brahma desam temples, Thirunelveli.  

Posted by Shamala Krishnan

  1. Thirupudai marudhur:



    The place is about 7 kms from Ambasamudram, on the banks of River Thamirabarani.







    Main deity is Swayambu Lingam known as Narumba Nadhar and his consort Gomathy Ammai.



    Sthala vruksham Marudha Maram (tree), and River Thamirabarani is teertham.



    Other deities in the temple are as we go around the prakaram, are Kanni Vinayakar, subraminayar, Sooryan, 63 Nayanmars, Agastiyar, Saneeswarar, Saraswathy, Sahasra lingam, Natarjar sanctum, Dakshina Murthy as Koshta deivam.



    Purana Says Indra, penance and worshipped Lord Siva here under Marudha maram (tree), to get rid of his Brahamahathi Dosham. Lord Siva was pleased with his prayers and reveled himself, and Indra was blessed by Lord. Hence the place is known as Marudhur.



    Swayambu manu, Agastiyar, Parvathy, Lakshmi, Saraswathy, and Bhoodevi worshipped Lord Siva of this place.



  2. Brahma Desam:



    Devara Vaippu Sthalam.



    This place is 4 kms away from Ambasamudram, known as Chaturvedi Mangalam.


    The temple was renovated by Chera, Chola, Pandya and Nayakar kings.



    The main Raja Gopuram is of seven storeys and it was built by Nayakar Kings.







    There is a beautiful pushkarani in the main road near the temple



    Main sanctum was built by Chola kings, Mandpams by Pandya Kings and wood decors to roof by Chera kings.







    The huge main doors are carved beautifully decorated. As we enter inside we see a huge Nandi and Dwajasthambam to front. The platform of the dwajasthambam and Nadni has beautiful carvings on them.







    Main Deity here known as Arulmigu Kailasa Nadhar. Nandi here is decorated and beautiful.







    We can see the beauty in the roof of the mandapam.
    The place is one of the Devara vaippu Sthalam




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2 comments

In this temple one more goddess residing. Her name is Sree nalayeerathaman. She is our village safe guard deity. She will residing at the bank of kadana nadhi - river. Her blessings will reach all the residents every day where they have been resided means in this village or out of village or out of country also.

This is the good opportunity for me to share the same to all. This goddess will give all the blessings to all of us.

I am Lakshmanan from residing now in singapore with blessings of Sree nalayeerathaman (4000).

October 17, 2012 at 9:30 AM

In this kailasanathar temple one more powerful deity is residing her name is Sree nalayeerathaman (4000).

She is our village safe guard deity.

She will bless all of us every day.

I will publish pictures later

October 17, 2012 at 9:32 AM

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