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Nannilam - Madhuvaneshwarar Temple


Nannilam - Madhuvaneshwarar Temple


Nannilam is a panchayat town in Thiruvarur District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the headquarters town for Nannilam Taluk.  Nannilam is located 32 km west of Karaikal and 30 km east of Kumbakonam.  Madhuvaneshwarar Temple, is an old Shiva temple praised by Saint Sundarar in his Thevaram hymns which is located center of the town. It is 71st Temple on the southern bank of Cauvery praised in Thevaram hymns.




Nannilam - Sri Madhuvaneshwarar Temple
நன்னிலம் - மதுவனேஸ்வரர் கோவில்
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Name
Sri Madhuvaneshwarar, Madhuvana Nadhar
Goddess Name
Sri Madhuvaneswari, Madhu Vana Nayaki
Location
Nannilam
Significance
Paadal Petra Sivasthalam,
Kaverikarai Sivasthalam,
Ancient
1000 - 2000 years old
Thala Virutcham
Vilwa tree
Travel Base
Kumbakonam / Thiruvarur

This is a madakkovil built at an elevation by Kochenkan Cholan, who has built 78 other temples of this nature. It is considered to be the 71st in the series of Tevara Stalams in the Chola kingdom located south of the river Kaveri. This temple is also known as Madhuvanam, and Shiva is also known as Prakaasa Nayakar.








How to reach : Nannilam is can be reached easily from Thiruvarur, Mayiladuthurai, Kumbakonam & Karaikal.

Sri Madhuvaneswarar Temple, 
Nannilam-610 105, 
Tiruvarur district.
+91- 94426 82346, +91- 99432 09771.

Sri Pasupatheeswarar Temple,Thirukondeecharam is another devera padal petra stalam is around 2 kms from this Nannilam shiva temple.

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