Madhuvaneswarar Temple

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Madhuvaneswarar Temple (மதுவனேஸ்வரர் கோயில்)[1] is a Hindu temple situated in the town of Nannilam in the Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. The temple is believed to have been built by the Early Chola king Kocengannan.


The temple covers an area of 270 X 130 square feet. The gopura is 30 feet tall and faces east. There are shrines to Ganesha, Murugan, Bhairava, Surya and the Navagrahas.


The temple has been praised by Savitie saint Sambandar in the Thevaram.


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