Keeralathur / Thiru Kollikadu Temple. Thiruthurai Poondy.  

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  1. Keeralathur

    The place Thiru Kollikadu is about 15 Kms to North from Thiruthurai poondy, and 16 kms South of Thiruvarore. This temple Keeralathur is one of 275 Siva Devara Sthalam.

    Main deity is Swayambu Lingam known as Arulmigu Agnieeswarar facing west and his consort known as Panjin Melladi Ammai.

    Sthala Vruksham is Vilvam. Teertham is Agni Teertham.

    Agni Devan worshiped Lord Siva of this temple and was blessed by him, hence the name Kollikadu for this place. Sani Bagwan is important in this place.Sani Bagawn meditate here and was blessed by Lord Siva in the form of Agni,and bestowed him as Anugraha moorthy. Here sani Bagawan is considered as Pongu sani, and one who worship him here,in this place is blessed, by him.

    Here in this temple we see Navagraha in the shape of tamil letter pa. (they are in line to three sides.

    Thiru Gyana Sambandhar sang hymns on Lord Siva of this place. Thiru Navukkarasar mentions about this place in his Thiru Thandagam.

    The temple is under renovation work

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