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Kundrathur - Nageswarar Temple


The Kundrathur Nageswarar Temple (நாகேஸ்வர சுவாமி) is located near Bazaar Street in Kundrathur. The temple is around 1 km from the Kundrathur bus terminus. This temple is believed to be built by Poet Sekkizhar. 



Kundrathur - Sri Nageswarar Temple
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Name
Sri Nageswarar
Goddess Name
Sri Kamakshi Amman
Location
Kundrathur
Significance
Poet Sekkizhar built this temple,
Vada Tirunageswaram - Ragu Sthalam,
Sekkizhar Birth place
Ancient
500 years old
Travel Base
Chennai
Near By
Porur, Pallavaram



Sri Kamakshi Sametha Nageshwarar is the presiding deity here. The Nagabharanam around the lingam is considered Ragu here. This temple is also called Vada Thirunageshwaram. The temple also houses Kasi Viswanathar, Arunachaleshwarar in the inner praharam and in the outer praharam there is a temple for Lord Saneeswaran. This temple is also considered as one of the Navakailasams in Tamil Nadu.



Lord Shiva : Nageswarar represents the attributes of planet Raghu. This is considered as Raagu sthalam of the Navagraha Temples around Chennai. The temple and its tank are clean and well maintained. This place is also called as “Vada Thirunageswaram” i.e. temple similar to the Tirunageswarm temple (Raagu sthalam) near Kumbakonam.




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