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Tiruvarur Arur Araneri - Sri Achaleswarar Temple

Araneri Achaleswarar Temple is a Hindu temple located in the premises of Thyagaraja Temple in Tiruvarur of Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India.
Arur Araneri Shiva Temple
Araneri Achaleswarar Temple
Araneriyappar Siva Temple
Historical name of this place is Arur Araneri. The temple is dedicated to Shiva, as the moolavar presiding deity, in his manifestation as Araneriyappar. His consort, Parvati, is known as Vandarakuzhali. It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams - Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirunavukkarasar.
Tiruvarur Arur Araneri
Tiruvarur kovil Tank
Significance of the temple:
v  The temple is praised in Thevaram hymns. This is the 88th Shiva temple on the southern bank of Cauvery praised in Thevaram hymns (Paadal Petra Sthalam).
v  Achaleswaram is the 88th Devara Koil in Chola Nadu south of the river Kaveri, which is located inside the Thiruvarur Thiyagaraja Swamy Temple (87th Paadal Petra Sthalam ).
v  Naminandi Adigal, one of the 63 Nayanmars, kept the temple lamp burning with water, when oil supply failed.
v  The holy tree is the Pathiri (Thala Virutcham) and Sangu theertham is the holy spring.  This temple is about 2000 years old. 
Thiruvarur - Sri Achaleswarar Temple
திருவாரூர் ஆரூர் அரநெறி - அசலேஸ்வரர் திருக்கோவில்
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Sri Araneriyappar, Achaleswarar   (அரநெறியப்பர், அசலேசுவரர்)
Goddess Name
Sri Vandarkuzhali, Achaleswari
Tiruvarur - Arur Araneri
Historical Name
Aaroor, Arur, Arur Araneri
88th Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam in South of cauvery region,
Two Devaram Padal Petram Sthalams present in same premises
1500 years old
Travel Base

How To Reach : The temple is located in the second prakaram (2nd outer ring) of Thiagarajar temple in Tiruvarur.

1 comment:

  1. Can you share with me the information about the Panchalinga shrines in Tiruvarur like Siddeshvara Anandeshwara,and Hatakeshwara.... Glorified in Muthuswamy Dikshitar's Kriti's.


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