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Thirupugalur Agneeswara swami Temple 

Sri Agneeswaraswami temple is located in the small village named Thirupugalur, in the district of Nagapattinam, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India.

Thirupugalur Shiva Temple

The primary deity of this temple is Agneeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Karundharkuzhali. Lord Shiva in this temple is praised by Saint Tirugnana Sambandar in his Thevaram hymns.  This is the 75th Lord Shiva temple on the southern bank of Cauvery praised in Thevaram hymns.

Thirupugalur Temple For Vastu Poojas

Tirupugalur Temple

Vastu Poojas Temple


Significance of Tirupugalur Temple:
  • Lord Shiva is Swayambumurthi, Swayambhu lingam (Self manifested).
  • Saint Tirunavukkarasar, also known as Appar attained salvation in this place. Muruga Nayanar, one among the 63 celebrated Saivite Nayanars was born here.
  • Agni Bagwan graces with 7 Jyoti lines, five hands and three legs, an idol too rare.
  • Pregnant women worship Ambica for safe delivery.  According to the Sthala Purana, Ambica Herself as a midwife took care of a woman in labour pain and ensured safety to both mother and child.  A prasad oil is offered in the temple for the purpose. 
  • Devotees worship Lord Agneeswarar for mental peace.  They are blessed with boons of wedding, child, job opportunity, progress in trade, promotions and welfare.
Thirupugalur Agneeswara swami Temple

Agni Theertham Tirupugalur

Konapiran Temple

Sharanyapureeswarar Temple

Temple Famous for Vastu Poojas

Vastu Poojas: Vasthu purity is an important basis for constructing buildings.  Vasthu is a science that deals with the designing of the apartments in a particular direction – Kitchen, bathrooms, main hall, bedrooms etc. – at appropriate sides.  This would avoid any invisible troubles entering in to the home.

Vasthu prayer - Before beginning the construction, people use to bring the bricks to the temple, perform archanas and take them back for the building work. 

Thirupugalur - Agneeswara swami Temple
திருப்புகலூர் - அக்னீபுரீசுவரர் திருக்கோயில்
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Agneeswarar /  Sharanyapureeswarar / Konapiran
Goddess Name
Punnai Tree
75th of 127 Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam in southern bank of River Cauvery,
One of 275 Devaram Padal Petram Sthalams,
Temple is Famous for Vastu Poojas
1500 years old
Travel Base
Nagapattinam or Thiruvarur

How To Reach :  Tirupugalur is 10 km far from Nannilam on the Nagapattinam bus route. Bus facilities are available from Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai also. The temple is 20 km from Tiruvarur, 10 from Nannilam, 30 from Mayiladuthurai and 25 from Nagapattinam.

Address : Sri Agneeswaraswami Temple, Thirupugalur, Nagapattinam Dt.

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