Sunday, June 28, 2015

Arulmigu Kailasanathar Temple, Thingalur, Thanjavur



Name of God
Kailasanathar
Color
White
Goddess
Periya Nayagi Amman
Thala Virutcham
Plantain Tree and Vilva Tree
Theertham
Chandra Theertham and River Cauery
Gem Stone
Moonstone/Pearl
Special Day
Monday
Temple History
Legend has it that there lived a merchant Appoodi Adikal in the village of Tingaloor who was a devotee of Shiva. Appoodi Adikal held Tirunavukkarasar in high regard and looked forward to the day when he would be able to host the saint poet. The day arrived, but his son got killed by a venomous snake bite while the saint was being hosted. The saint moved by Appoodi Adikal's devotion is said to have miraculously restored the lad to life.
Speciality
Chandra Bagavan whose dress is white and as his grains were paddy and raw rice. He has to be offered with raw rice pudding mixed with jaggery, white flowers (White Arali) and white clothing. It is believed that this pooja will remove obstacles in one’s life.
Contact Address
Arulmigu Kailasanathar Temple, Thingalur, Thanjavur
Opening Timing
The temple is open from 5.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 4.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Location
The temple is 10 Kms by road from Sirkazhi on the way to Poompuhar. And lies about 20 Kms from Mayiladudurai towards Poompuhar, where the Kaveri flows into the sea.