Thiru Pugaloore and Thiru Kannapuram Temple.  

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  1. Thiru Kannapuram Siva temple.

    This is one of 275 Siva Devara Sthalams.

    The place Thiru Ramanatheechram is on the banks of River Mudikondan about 11 kms from Nanilam. The temple has a Raja gopuram and two prakarams.

    Main Deity is Swayambu Lingam known as Arulmigu Ramanadeeswarar and his consort
    Karuvar kuzhali ammai.

    Sri Rama worshipped Lord Siva of this place, hence the name Ramanadeecharam. Other deities seen in the temple are Vinayakar, Murugan, Gaja Lakshmi, Kala biravar, Nalwar, Sooryan, Dakshina Moorthy, lingothbhavar, and Durgai.

    Sambandhar sang hymns on Lord Siva of this place.

  2. Thiru Pugaloore, and Thiru Vardhamaneecharam

    These two temple is considered as two different Siva Devara sthalam of 275 Devara sthalam
    . They are seen in the same temple compound.

    The place Punnaga Vanam is about 7 kms to east of Nanilam. The temple is big with five storey, Raja gopuram and two prkarams. We see urchava idols of Nayanmars, Agni, Natarajar in the artha mandapam of the temple.

    Main Deity of Thiru Pugaloore is Swayambu Lingam known as Agneeswarar and his consort Manonmani Ammai. Teertham is known as Agni teertham. Punnai is Sthala vruksham of the temple.

    Main deity of vardhamaneecharm is Swayambu Lingam known as Sarnya pureeswarar and his consort known as karuthandar Kuzhali.

    Importance: Agni Bhagawan and Baradwaja muni worshipped Lord Siva of this Place. Thiru Navukkarasar attained Mukthy in this place. This is the birth place of one of the nayanar known as Muruga Nayanar.

    This was the place where ordinary bricks which Sundarar, kept in the night, turned out to be Gold Bricks.

    Thiru Gyana Sambandhar, Sundarar, and Thiru Navuakkarasar sang hymns on Lord Siva of this temple.

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