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Sri Ezhuthari Nathar temple

Moolavar : Ezhuthari Nathar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Nithya Kalyani ? Sugantha Kundalambal
Thala Virutcham : Shenbagam
Theertham : Iravadha Theertham
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Innambur
City : Innambur
District : Thanjavur
State : Tamil Nadu


   Saint Tirunavukkarasar had sung the glory of Lord of the temple in his Thevaram hymns. This is the 46th Shiva temple on the northern bank of Cauvery praised in Thevaram hymns.


   10 day Purattasi Navarathri festival in September-October; Chithirai Kodabishekam in April-May; Aipasi Annabishekam in October-November; Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January; Shivrathri in March-April are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Temple's Speciality:

   Lord of the temple is a swayambumurthi. This is a sacred land offering high achievements in academic field for the worshippers.

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


   Sri Ezhutharinathar Temple, Innambur, Thanjavur district.


   91 435 200 0157, 96558 64958

General Information:



   People bring their children studying in primary standards to the temple and write on their tongue with flowers.??For children of kindergarten classes, they write on their tongue with paddy.

Thanks giving:

   Realizing their wishes and to succeed in their efforts, devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother and offer vastras.

Greatness Of Temple:

   During Navarathri festival, devotees submit their education prayers for their children and for those suffering from stammering. They also pray before admitting their children to schools.

Temple History:

   The king ruling this place asked his accountant to submit the temple accounts to him. The books were not up to date. He was reluctant to go before the king. Next day, the king called the accountant and paid rich tributes saying that of the temple accounts maintained so far, his was perfect and correct. The accountant came to know that it was Lord?s grace that He went and submitted the books. As Lord wrote His own temple accounts, He is praised as Ezhuthari Nathar.

Special Features:

   Miracle Based: Lord of the temple is a swayambumurthy.

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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