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Cheyyur : About 24 kms SE of Maduranthagam, the place Cheyyur is located.

As we enter we see Dwajasthambam.

We see the entrance to, inner sanctum.

Main Deity is Swayambu Lingam known as Somanadhar and his consort known as Meenakshi Ammai.

As we go around the sanctum we see to south west corner a sanctum for Lord Subramanian known as Mutthukumara swamy. He is also known as Samhara Moorthy.
To north side of the prakaram there is a sanctum for Sri Kandha Swamy in standing posture with Abahya hastham along with peacock and Vel. To his either side, we see Valli and Devani.

There are other deities like Vinayakar, Dakshina Moorthy and Channdikeswarar.

Purana says Boodha Ganagal of Lord Siva worshiped Lord Murugan of this place.

As we go around the prakaram we see different form of Lord Murugan. Boodha Ganangal is seen in the outer prakaram.

Nruthya Skandar.

Brahma Sastha

Bala Skandar


Pulinthar. (Hunter)

Arunagirinadhar sang Thirupugazh on Lord Murugan of this temple.

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