Pushpavananathar Temple, Tiruppoonturutti

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Pushpavananathar Temple
Pushpavananathar Temple, Tiruppoonturutti is located in Tamil Nadu
Pushpavananathar Temple, Tiruppoonturutti
Location in Tamil Nadu
Geography
Coordinates10°51′38″N 79°4′46″E / 10.86056°N 79.07944°E / 10.86056; 79.07944Coordinates: 10°51′38″N 79°4′46″E / 10.86056°N 79.07944°E / 10.86056; 79.07944
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictThanjavur
LocaleTiruppoonturutti
Culture
SanctumPushpavananathar
(Shiva)
Architecture
ArchitectureDravidian architecture

Pushpavananathar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located near Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is incarnated by the hymns of Appar and is. classified as Paadal Petra Sthalam.

Thiruvalampozhil Shiva Temple, another Padal petra sthalm is located nearby in the same village.

Legend[edit]

The temple is revered by the hymns of 7th century Tamil saint poet, Appar. The temple is built in the early Chola style of 9th century made of granite[1]

Location[edit]

The temple is located 5 km south-west of Tiruvaiyaru.

Saptha Stanam[edit]

The sapthasthanam festival is conducted at Tiruvaiyaru during April[2] every year. Hundreds of people witness the convergence of seven glass palanquins carrying principal deities of respective temples from seven places at Tiruvaiyaru. The palanquins are paraded near the car stand, the crowd witnessed the Poochorithal(flower festival) in which a doll offers flowers to the principal deities in the palanquins. After the Poochorithal, the palanquins left for their respective places.[3] The seven temples are

During the 'sapthasthanam festival Village people Made Sapthasthanam panthal in main entrance on Tiruppoonturutti.
Temple Place District
Aiyarappar temple Thiruvaiyaru Thanjavur
Apathsahayar Temple Tirupazhanam Thanjavur
Odhanavaneswarar Temple Tiruchotruthurai Thanjavur
Vedapuriswarar Temple Thiruvedhikudi Thanjavur
Kandeeswarar Temple Thirukkandiyur Thanjavur
Puvananathar Temple Thirupanturuthi Thanjavur
Neyyadiappar Temple Tiruneithaanam Thanjavur

References[edit]

  1. ^ Concise classified dictionary of Hinduism .P.66.Kodayanallur Vanamamalai Soundara Rajan.
  2. ^ Tourist Guide to Tamil Nadu.
  3. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2011/04/22/stories/2011042255521400.htm.The Hindu