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MUZHAIYUR - VADA THALI SRI DHARMAPUREESWARAR TEMPLE VALLALAR

Pateeswaram is considered to be the 24th in the series of Tevara Stalams in the Chola kingdom located south of the river Kaveri.

Temple History - An Overview

The Vadatali temple houses Dharmapureeswarar & Vimalanayaki, while Pazhayarai houses the grand Somanathar temple now in ruins. Vadatali is also known as Vallalar Kovil.Saint Appar has sung Thevaram Hymn on this Deity after observing fast to free it from the clutches of Jains who kept it closed. 

Temple Name  SRI DHARMAPUREESWARAR TEMPLE
Opening Time  8 to 9 AM
 4 to 6 PM
Sthala  PAADAL PETRA
Praised By   APPAR
Thala Virutcham   VILVAM
Thala Theertham  --

ARCHITECTURE

Construction Btw (AD)  700 -800
Architecture Type  MADAKOVIL with VAIPUTHALAM PADAL
RAJAGOPURAM  One with 1 tiers
PRAGHAM  2 (TOP AND BOTTOM)
AGAMA /POOJA VIDHI  SHIVAGAMA with 2 times pooja

GRABHAGRIHA

Moolavar (Main Detites )  SRI DHARMAPUREESWARAR
TYPE  SWAMBYU
FORM  BEEJAKSHARA LINGA with  16 strips
(NEENDA KOMBU NEDUNDHIDAI LINGA)
GOD Facing Towards  WEST
 
GODDESS  SRI VIMALANAYAKI
GODDESS Position to GOD    RIGHT SIDE
GODDESS Facing Towards  NORTH
RIGHT SIDE DEITIES  LORD BRAHMA
 GODDESS DURGA
 LORD CHANDIKESWARAR
BACK DEITIES  LORD LINGOTHBAVA MOORTHI
LEFT SIDE DEITIES  LORD DAKSHINAMOORTHY
 LORD GANESHA

ENTRANCE

DEITIES  LORD NANDHI

ALL PRAKARAM 

Special DEITIES  AMAR NEEDHI NAYANMAR
General DEITIES  APPAR FASTING VIMAN
 LORD SURIYA
 LORD PATTA LINGAM
 LORD BRAHMMA
 LORD BHAIRAVAR

NAVA GRAGHA

PRESENCE  NO
PRADISHTA  --
CONTROL  --

PRAYERS FOR KARMIC CLEARANCES

Remedies / Cure / Nivardhi  GENERAL
  RASI LINGA AVAL FOR PRAYER

FESTIVALS

PRADOSHAM

 FULL MOON DAY - GIRIVARALAM

 MAHA SHIVA RATHIRI

KEY ASPECT ABOUT TEMPLE

 1) ONLY TEMPLE IN THE WORLD WHICH HAS 12 RASI LINGA ON STRAIGHT LINE

 2) BIRTH PLACE OF MANGAIYARKARASI

 3) SEPARATE SHRINE FOR SAINTAPPAR - AT FASING POSITION

WHO WORKSHIPPED HERE

 NANDHINI, APPAR

SAINT PRAISED

APPAR, SUNDARAR

HOW TO REACH

Geo Location    
Devara Pathigam Name    PAZHAYARAI VADA THALI 
Present Name  

 MUZHAYUR

Routes  
Bus No
 PATTESWARAM to KUMBAKONAM
 A35
Contact Person / Number

 

Team  TiriKala

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