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Swetharanyeswarar Temple (Budhan Sthalam) is a Hindu temple located in the village of Thiruvengadu near Poompuhar. The main deity is Lord Shiva - Swetharanyeswarar (lord of white forest) and the goddess is Brahma Vidya ambal. There is a separate Sannidhi for Budha (mercury). The temple is quite large and all four important Saivite saints have sung in praise of this lord.Thiruvenkadu Temple
Significance of the temple:
v  The Tiruvengadu temple has the pride of being sung by the Great Four, Thirugnanasambandar, Thirunavukkarasar, Sundarar and Manickavasagar.
v  This is the 11th Shiva temple on the northern bank of Cauvery river praised in Thevaram hymns (Paadal Petra Sthalam).
v  It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams - Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems.
v  This temple is especially known for its unique incarnate of Lord Shiva called "Agora Murthi". He is one of the main god who is being prayed in this village.
v  Indiran, Airavatam, Budhan, Sun God Sooriyan and Moon God Chandiran are said to have worshipped God Shiva here.
v  From the stone inscriptions found inside this temple, it is seen that the earlier chola kings Aditya Chola and Rajaraja Chola have made a lot of contributions to this temple.
v  It is the fourth Navagraha sthalam of the 9 Navagraha Temples around kumbakonam, is the abode of Bhudhan or Bhudha (planet Mercury).

v  Budhan is the planetary ruler for knowledge, music, astrology, Maths, sculpting, medicine and language skills. Wednesdays are very auspicious day .
Swetharanyeswarar Temple
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Thiruvengadu village is also famous for its unique structure of pools in temples. This temple has 3 pools, 3 Gods. The sthala vrikshams are also three in number - Vilvam, Vadaval and Konrai. It is a belief that who takes bath in all these pools, the one will be free from their problems like diseases, delay in marriage, etc.,.

This Shiva temple is one of the 6 most sacred places on the banks of river manikanigai and Cauvery which is considered as equivalent to the Kasi temple at Varanasi. The other 5 shivasthalams are Thiruvaiyaru, Chaayaavanam, Mayiladuthurai, Thiruvidaimarudur and Thiruvanchiyam.
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Thiruvenkadu - Sri Swetharanyeswarar Temple
திருவெண்காடு - சுவேதாரண்யேஸ்வரர் திருக்கோயில்
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Sri Suvedharanyeswarar
Goddess Name
Sri Brahma Vidya Ambal
Sri Veiyanaiya thol Umai,
Sri Panmoitha inmozhiyaal
Temple Tank
Agni Theertha, Suriya Theertha and Chandra Theertha
11th Paadal Petra Sthalam in North of cauvery region,
One of 275 Devaram Padal Petram Sthalams,
Equivalent to the Kashi temple at Varanasi,
Budhan Sthalam (Mercury Planet),
One of the Navagragha Temples,
1000 years old
Travel Base

How To Reach :  Swetharanyeswarar Temple is situated 24 kilometers away from Mayiladuthurai, on the Sirkali – Poompuhar linking road. The temple is 14 km from Sirkazhi and 60 km from Kumbakonam. Buses are available from Sirkali and Mayiladuthurai.
Sri Swedaranyeswarar Temple, Near Cauveripoompattinam,
Sirkali Taluk, Thiruvengadu , Nagapattinam, 609114, Tamilnadu

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