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59. Arulmigu Akilandeswari sameda Jambukeswarar Temple, Thiruaanaikkaa
|Mulavar||Jambukeswarar, Appulingeshwarar, Vennaveleeshwar, Jambunathar|
|Paadiyavar||Appar, Gyanasambandar, Sundarar|
|Nearest Railway Station||Srirangam|
This temple is between the Trichy and Srirangam. There are lot of local buses from Trichy.
This Temple is being built in 18 acres of Land with lofty Gopuram. There are 5 praharam and an ornate Mandapam inside this temple. Ambal Akilandeswari has a separate praharam. The walls of this temple are 32 feet in height and 8000 feet in length. It is believed that Lord Shiva himself came as Sithar and paid the Holy Water as the wages for constructing this wall.
Thiru Annaika is located between Trichy and Srirangam. It
is one of the Pancha Bootha Sthalam referring Water. The primordial element
water, is represented by an undying natural spring in the sanctum. The
saptastanams of this temple are Tiruchendurai, Tirupparaitturai,
Tiruppainneeli, Tiruppaachilasramam, Tiruvedikkudi and Tiruvalaindurai. This
temple was also called as Jambukeswaram.
The Annual festival includes Panguni Bramhotsavam, Vasantha Utsavam, float festival in Thai, Aadi Pooram and Pancha Prahara Festival.