Thiruvaroore Thayagesar Temple.  

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  1. Thiruvaroore :

    The place Thiruvaroore is about 40 kms from Tanjavore. The place is known by several names like Kamalapuram, Musukundapuram, Mooladhapuram, Sakthipuram etc. This place is one of the mukthy sthalam.

    The main Raja Gopuram is of five storey. This is one of 275 Devara Sthalam. This is also prithivi kshetram of Pancha boodha sthalam.

    Here in this temple Thayagaraja sanctum is famous. Thyagesa perumal was brought by Musukundha chakravarthy from heaven and installed here. Thirumal worshiped Lord Siva in seven places which are known as sapthavidangar sthalam. Siva thandavam in the temple is known as Ajaba natanam. Thirumagal worshiped Lord Siva of this temple.

    Main Deity is Swayambu Lingam known as Arulmigu Vanmeega Nadhar and his consort known as Alliyang kodhai ammai.

    Teertham is Deva Teertham. There is a big pushkarani known as Kamalalayam. It is from this pushkarani sundarar took out the gold and gave it to Paravaiyar which was left in Manimutharu. Sundarar got his eye sight back in this place.

    Sthala Vruksham is Padari tree.

    Naminandhi Adigal, Serunthunai Nayanar, Thandi adigal, Veranminda Nayanar, and Kazharsinga Nayanar attained Moksha in this place.

    Sthala purana says, Vanmeega nadhar is called as Putridang kondar, and Thyagesayar is known as Veedhi vedangamudyar. This is mentioned in stone inscriptions also.

    Thiru Gyanaya Sambandhar, Thiru Navukkarasar, and Sundarar sang hymns on Lord Siva of this place. Arunagiri nadhar, Kumara guruparar, Chidambaram Muni, Manikkavachakar and Kachiappa Sivachariyar sang hymns on praise of Lord Siva.

    There are stone inscriptions belonging to 1st Paranthakan, 1st Rajarajan, 1st Rajendran, 1st Rajathirajan, 1st Kulothungan, Vikrama Cholan, and Nayaka kings are seen.

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