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75. Arulmigu Mangalanayaki sameda Bramha-sira-Kandeeswarar Temple, Thirukkandiyur

 

Mulavar   Bramhasirakandeeswarar, Veerateeswarar, Bramhanadhar
Ambal   Mangalanayaki
Kshethram   Aadhivilvaaranya Kshethram
Direction   West facing Tower
Theertham   Nandhi Theertham, Daksha Theertham, Bramha Theertham
Sthala Vruksham   Vilvam Vruksham
Paadiyavar   Appar, Gyanasambandar
Travel Base   Thanjavur
Nearest Railway Station   Paapanaasam
Continent   South Cauvery
Circle   Thiruvaiyaaru
District   Thanjavur
State   Tamil Nadu

Location

The temple is located on the Thanjavur - Thiruvaiyaaru Road. The temple is on road-side. We have to stay at Thanjavur and visit this temple.

Architecture

 

History

This temple is one of the Atta Veeraattanar Sthalam, where Lord Bramha's fifth head was couched here. This temple is also one among the Saptha Staanam Sthalam.

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