Anbil, Trichy.  

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  1. Anbil:

    This is one of 275 important Siva Devara sthalam. The place is about 8 kms from Lalgudi.

    Main Deity is Sathyavageeswarar and his consort Soundranayaki amman in different sanctum.Sthala Vruksham is Banian tree, and teertham is Chandra teertham.

    Importance: Vinayaka of this place is known as Sevisaiyttha vinayakar. Reason is once when Sambandhar sang hymns on Siva near the river, he was too keen in hearing the music.

    Anbil is name of the place, the temple is known as Alandhurai. Brahma and Vageesa muni worshipped Siva of this place.

    Other deities in the temple are Pichandar, Sapthakanniar, Kasi Viswanadhar, Vislakshi, Bairavar, Valli, and Devayana and Subramanya.

    Sambandhar, and Navukkarasar sang hymns on Siva of this place.

  2. Thiru Anbil: Vishnu temple.

    The temple is one of 108 Divya Desam. The place is about 8 kms from Lalgudi.

    Main Deity is VadivazagiyaNambi in lying posture, and Thyar Azagiyavalli nachiar in different sanctum,Teertham is Mandooka pushkarani, and Kolliddam.

    Importance: Manduka muni who was meditating under the water, did not realise the presence of Durvasa muni, and he was cursed to become as mandooka. Muni realised his mistake and asked Durvasa for sapa vimochana. He was advised to come to this place and worship. The place is known after him. This is one of pancha Ranga Kshetram.

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