Sayavaneswarar Temple

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Sayavaneswarar Temple
Sayavaneswarar Temple is located in Tamil Nadu
Sayavaneswarar Temple
Location in Tamil Nadu
Coordinates11°7′50″N 79°47′24″E / 11.13056°N 79.79000°E / 11.13056; 79.79000Coordinates: 11°7′50″N 79°47′24″E / 11.13056°N 79.79000°E / 11.13056; 79.79000
StateTamil Nadu
LocationTamil Nadu, India
ArchitectureDravidian architecture

Also see Sayavanam Chayavaneswarar Temple

The Sayavaneswarar Temple or Chayavaneswarar is a Hindu temple situated in the village of Thirusaikkadu [or Thiruchaykkadu or Chaayavanam] near Puhar in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is the Hindu god Shiva. The temple dates from the time of the Medieval Cholas. The Saivite Nayanmars have sung of the temple in their songs.

The Temple[edit]

The temple occupies around 2 acres of land and a tank across the temple.


  • Tourist Guide to Tamil Nadu. Sura Books. p. 69. ISBN 81-7478-177-3, ISBN 978-81-7478-177-2.