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Sri Jagadeeswarar temple

Moolavar : Jagadeeswarar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Jagan Nayaki ? Pen Amirtha Nayaki
Thala Virutcham : Citric Tree ? Narathai Maram
Theertham : Agni Theertham
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Pereyil
City : Ogai Perayur
District : Tiruvarur
State : Tamil Nadu


   The temple is praised by Saivite Saint Tirunavukkarasar in his Thevaram hymns.This is the 114th Shiva temple on the southern bank of Cauvery praised in hymns.


   Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January and Maha Shivrathri in February March are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Temple's Speciality:

   Lord Shiva in the temple is a swayambumurthi.

Opening Time:

   temple is open from 8.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 4.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


   Sri Jagadeeswarar Temple, Ogai Perayur (Tiru Perayur), Needamangalam Taluk, Tiruvarur district.


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General Information:

   The temple has a 3 tier Rajagopuram facing east with a single prakara.? There are shrines for Lords Karpaga Vinayaka, Muruga, Bhairava, Ayyanar, Sun-Surya, Moon-Chandra, Lingodhbava and Mothers Mahalakshmi and Durga.? It is noteworthy that famous Shiva temples of hymn importance are around this place as Thalayalangadu in south east, Tirunatiyathankudi in northwest, Tiruvarur in southwest and Tiruventhurai in northeast- all praised in hymns.


   Those suffering from leprosy pray here after a dip in the Agni theertha hoping to be cured.

Thanks giving:

   Devotees perform special pujas and abishek to Lord offering vastras.

Greatness Of Temple:

   This is the 114th Lord Shiva temple on the southern bank of Cauvery praised in the Thevaram hymns of Saint Tirunavukkarasar in his Kurnthogai part.? Lord Sabapathi-Nataraja here is more handsome than in other temples, says the sthala purana.? Woman poet of this place Muruvalar?s verses in Kurunthogai and Purananooru-Sangam literatures-speak the reputation of this temple.? The temple celebrates Chithirai Sashti festival for Lord Muruga in? April-May.

Temple History:


Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?This is one of the ancient Shiva temples in Tamilnadu. Lord of the temple is a swayambumurthi.?

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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