Pallavaneswarar Temple

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Pallavaneswarar Temple (பல்லவனேஸ்வரர் கோயில்)[1]is a Hindu temple located in the town of Kaveripoompattinam or Poompuhar, an archaeological site in Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is dedicated to Shiva. It is situated on the birthplace of Saivite saint Pattinathar. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Pallavaneswarar. His consort is known as Soundaryanayaki.[2]

Significance[edit]

It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams - Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar.

Literary Mention[edit]

Tirugnanasambandar describes the feature of the deity as:[3]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Sri Pallavaneswarar temple". Dinamalar.
  • "Pallavaneswarar Temple, Tiruppallavaneecharam". Shiva Temples of Tamilnadu, Paadal Petra Sivasthalangal.
  • "Pallavaneeswaram". TUV.