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Nagore Naganathar Temple

Nagoor Naganathar Temple

Nagore is also very famous for the Lord Shiva Temple as it is one of the Rahu - Kethu  Stalam. (Rahu Kethu Kala sarpa Dosha Nivarthi Sthalam)
Nagoor Shiva Temple
Naganatha Swami Temple at Nagore is regarded as an important shrine in the Puranas. 

According to the Legend, the Great Serpent, Adhisesha worships Shiva on 
Maha Shivarathri at 
Nageswara swami Temple Kumbakonam
Nageswara Swami Temple at Thiru Nageswaram
Seshapureeswarar Temple at Thiruppaamburam and finally at 
Naganatha Swami Temple, Nagore.

Nagore Ragu Kethu Temple
Nagore Naganathar Temple
Naganatha Swami Temple Nagore
A five Tier Raja Gopuram adorns the entrance and a majestic Nandi is seen in the front Mandapam. Beautiful images of Gaja Samharamurthi, Bhikshadana, Ekapadha Murthi,Ganga Visarjana Murthi and Sarabeswara are seen in the front side of the Gopuram. People visiting Thirunallaru should not miss visiting this sacred Temple.
Naganatha Swami ThiruNagore
Nagoor Siva Temple Kethu Stalam
Lord Brahamma, Indira, Moon, Sage Durvasa, Saptha Rishis, Rudrasanma, Andhana and other noted souls had worshipped Lord Shiva during all the Yugas in this holy land.  Serpent King Nagaraja was relieved of his sin in this holy place only.  The holy spring Chandra Theertham was created by planet Moon.  Any one performing Shrardha for the ancestors, do charities etc. here shall reap the benefits of doing such rituals in the Holy Gaya.
Nagore - Sri Naganathar Temple
நாகூர் - நாகநாதர் திருக்கோவில்
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Sri Naganatha Swami
Goddess Name
Sri Nagavalli Ambal
Nagoor , ThiruNagore , Nagore
Thala Virutcham
Chandra Theertham
Punnai  Tree  (புன்னை மரம்)
Aadiseshan worshipped lord shiva ,
Rahu Kethu Kala Sarpa Dosha Parihara Sthalam
1000 years old
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Rahu Kethu Dosha Nivarthi Sthalam : Great Serpent Aadiseshan worships Lord Shiva on Maha Shiva Rathri and offered prayers to
Kudanthai Nageshwarar in the morning,
Thirunageshwaram at the noon,
Thirupamburam Pambureswarar in the evening and
Nagoor Nageshwarar at the night. 
நாகூர் நாகநாதர் திருக்கோவில்
Rahgu - Kethu Stalam Nagore
How To Reach :  Nagore is a small town in the Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located approximately 12 km south of Karaikal and 6 km north of Nagapattinam. The Nagur shiva temple is on the Nagapattinam - Karikal Road. The devotee has to get down at the Theradi bus stop and walk a km to reach the temple.   (Very close to famous Nagore Dharga)
Address : Nagoor Naganathar Temple, 
Shivan Sannidhi, Nagoor - 611 002.  Tamil Nadu.


  1. You have given full details including address. Thank you very much

  2. I am from Nagapattinam but settled in chennai, but I'm not aware of these details. Thanks a lot for these details

  3. நாகநாதசாமியின் பெயரில் இருந்தே நாகூர் என்ற பெயர் இந்த ஊருக்கு வந்தது.

  4. Nice info Velmuruganji. Kindly permit me to use this content for using in my blog duly mentioning your name.

    1. No Problem , Please use it ,the content you want for your blog

  5. Hello Sir, Can I please get the phone number of this temple or the priest. Thanks

  6. Good Evening
    Sir, I am in Chennai My Periappa (My Father's Elder brpther) lived behind the temple
    Now they are not.. Now I want to know how about the temple. How about the condition of the Gopuram. Please provide Contact Number. My E Mail Id


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