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Sri Aathmanaatheswarar temple

Moolavar : Aathmanaatheswarar, Vadamooleswarar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Gnaanambigai
Thala Virutcham : Banyan Tree (not available now), Bael tree
Theertham : Kaveri
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Tiruvalampolil
District : Thanjavur
State : Tamil Nadu


   TirunavukkarasarThevaram songPollata en alukkil pukuvan ennaipPuram purame cotita punitan tannaiEllarum tannaiye ikala annallItupali enru akamtiriyum empiranaic


   Avanimoolam, sashti, Navarathiri, Karthikai Somavarams, Sivarathiri, Markali Tiruvatirai, Aipaci Annabishekam.

Temple's Speciality:

   Here the Prime Deity Aaathmanaatheswarar, the self-manifested deity (swayambu) stands facing west and blesses. This is a place worshipped by the ashtavasus and is also one of the sapta sthanas. Goddess Durga in this pl

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from morning 7 till noon and from 4?o clock in the evening upto 8?o clock


   Arulmigu Aaathmanaatheswarar Temple, Tiruvalam Polil P.O. Tiruppanturuti ? 613 103, via Tirukkantiyur ? Tiruvayyaru Taluk, Thanjavur District. Ph: +91-4365-284573, 322290


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General Information:

   In the paved corridor of the temple are seen Moola Vinayakar, Panca Lingam, Dakshinamurti, Chandikeswarar, Kasi Viswanathar, Lord Muruga with his Consorts Valli and Deivanai, the Navagrahas, Kasi Visalakshi, and Nataraja.


    Prayers are offered to the Lord to cast off the obstacles in marriage proposals, to beget issues and to have the best acquisition in knowledge and education.

Thanks giving:

   After the fulfillment of the prayers, people complete their vow by conducting ?abhishekam? (Sacred Bath) to the Deity and adorning Him with new clothes.

Greatness Of Temple:

    Worshipped by Kasyapar, Ashtavasus. Within the temple, are the sanctum sanctorum of Lord Subrahmanya, Navagrahas and for the Quartets of Thevaram (?Naalvar?). Lord Indra had his bath in the white lotus pond of this temple and got his curse warded off. Sundarar was reminded of the wedding of Nandi in this place. The tradition is that by worshipping the Goddess here, one can attain wisdom.

Temple History:

   The inscription of this holy place notes the Lord as "tenparampaikuti tiruvalam polil utaya nathar". Appar also in his Tirutantakam has sung "tenparampaikutiyinmeya tiruvalm polilanai cinti nence". From this we can understand that the city was known as parampaikuti and the temple tiruvalam polil.

Special Features:

   Miracle Based: The Prime Deity Aathmanaatheswarar as a self-manifested icon faces west and renders blessings.

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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