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Sri Karavera Nathar (Brahmmapureeswarar) temple

Moolavar : Karavera Nathar (Brahmmapureeswarar)
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Pratyakasha Minnammai
Thala Virutcham : Sevvarali-Red flower plant, Alari
Theertham : Anavaradha theertham
Agamam / Pooja : Karana Agama
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Karaveeram
City : Karaiveeram
District : Tiruvarur
State : Tamil Nadu


   The shrine is praised by the three celebrated Saivite Saints, Sambandar, Tirunavukkarasar and Sundarar.? This is the 91st Lord Shiva temple on the southern bank of Cauvery praised in Thevaram hymns.


   Every new moon day is a festival day in the temple. Also, Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January; Maha Shivrathri in February-March and Panguni Uthiram in March-April are grandly celebrated in the temple.

Temple's Speciality:

   Lord Shiva in the temple is a swayambumurthy.

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.


   Sri Brahmmapureeswarar Temple, Karaiveeram, Tirukannamangai Post-610 104, Tiruvarur district.


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General Information:

   Vinayaka of the temple is praised as Lord Raja Ganapathy.


   On new moon days, women water the Sthala Vruksha ? sacred tree near the Samadhi of Sage Gautama and worship Lord Brahmmapureeswarar then in the hope that their marriage would be materialized before next new moon day.??Devotees stay in the temple for a night and worship the Lord next day to overcome various hardships they face in life.

Thanks giving:

   Realizing their wishes, devotees perform abishek to Lord offering vastras.

Greatness Of Temple:


Temple History:

   Women of the celestial world once met Lord and Mother at?Mount?Kailash?and sought wedding boon.??Mother Parvathi looked at Lord for the reply.??Lord Shiva made a Shivalinga Himself, installed it on the southern bank of Cauvery and advised the women to worship the Linga.??They followed the advice and were rewarded with suitable matches.??Even today, women use to water the sacred tree here on new moon days and worship Lord Brahmmapureeswara then to gain wedding boon.??It is believed that their wish is materialized before the next new moon day.

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*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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