Nagannathaswamy Temple, Keezhaperumpallam

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Naganatha Swamy Temple
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Proper name: Kethu Sthalam
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu
District: Nagapatnam
Location: Keezhaperumpallam
Temple Details
Primary Deity: Naganatha Swamy(Shiva)
Consort: Sowndara Nayagi(Parvathi)
Temple Tank: Naga Theertham
Architecture and culture
Architectural styles: Dravidian architecture

The Naganatha Swamy Temple or Kethu Sthalam is a Hindu temple in the village of Keezhaperumpallam, 2 kilometres from Poompuhar. The presiding deity is Ketu, a shadow planet. However, the main idol in the temple is that of "Naganatha Swamy" or Shiva.

The temple has a 2-tier rajagopuram surrounded by two prakaram(closed precincts of a temple).

Keezhaperumpallam is one of the nine Navagraha sthalas located in the Cauvery Delta region dedicated to shadow planet Ketu.[1]


  1. ^ "Navagraha temples". Thanjavur District Administration. Retrieved 2013-07-07.