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Sirkazhi

Originally posted on March 23, 2020 @ 2:21 pm

At a distance of 20 Kms from Chidambaram, 45 kms from Karaikal and 110 Kms from Thanjavur (situated in Nagapattinam district), the Bhramapureeswarar temple in Sirkazhi is construct by the Chola kings of Vikrama Chola, Kulottunga II and III in 10th Century.

The Bhramapureeswarar is an unlimited temple complicated with three completely different Shiva Shrines often called Bhramapureeswarar shrine, Thoniappar Shrine and Sattainathar/Vatukanathar Shrine. The Bhramapureeswarar shrine is housed within the decrease stage. The second stage homes Periyanakar with Periyanayaki on a ‘Thoni'(boat), therefore the identify Thoniappar (The boat symbolizes that Thoniappar helps folks cross their sea of start). The Thoniappar shrine on a mound west of the central shrine, and the Sattainathar shrine within the second ground reached from the southern prakaram of the Thoniappar shrine by a flight of steps.

The well-known Thirumulaippal Utsav is held yearly throughout Chithirai month.

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