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Thiruvottiyur Thyagaraja Temple

Thiyagarajaswamy Temple Thiruvottiyur Chennai

Sri Thiyagarajaswamy - Vadivudai Amman Temple is one of the ancient temples of Lord Shiva, located at Thiruvottiyur in the northern part of Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu State, The temple has been in vogue from Pallava times of 7th century, who was great patron on temple architecture of South India. Later, during 11th century it was expanded by Chola kings. It has a five tiered gateway tower, a tank, and the overall temple area covering one acre.
Thiruvottiyur Thyagaraja Temple
Thiagarajaswamy temple Thiruvottiyur
Lord Shiva is worshiped as Aadhipureeswarar, and is represented by the lingam. His consort Parvati is depicted as Thiripurasundhari (vadivudaiyamman). The presiding deity is revered in the 7th century Tamil Saiva canonical work, the Tevaram, written by Tamil saint poets known as the Nayanmars and classified as Paadal Petra Sthalam. Also  It is one of the Pournami sakthi darshan temples in Chennai Area.

The presiding deity is Sri Aadhipureeswarar is in the form of a mud mound covered by an armour. On the day of the full moon of the Tamil month Karthigai (Nov-Dec), the armour is removed and the representation of the God is visible to devotees. The Lord is anointed with Punugu Javvadhu, and Sampirani oils. 
Thiyagaraja swamy - Vadivudai Amman Temple
Thondai Nadu Shiva Temples Chennai
Egapatha murthy Chennai

Significance of the temple:
v  This is one of the Devara Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 19th siva sthalam in Thondai Nadu Chennai also One of the Tri-Shakti Temples.
v  The temple is reverred in the verses of Tevaram, the 7th century Tamil Saiva canon by 3 saivite saints Thirunavukarasar, Sundarar, and Sambandar.
v  Lord Shiva is known here as Adhipureeswarar, Tyagarajar and Padampakka Nathar.
v  The marriage of Sundarar, one of the Nayanmars, to Paravai Natchiar and Sangli Natchiar was held here with the blessings of Lord Shiva.

Chennai Thiruvottiyur - Sri Thyagarajar Temple
சென்னை திருவொற்றியூர் தியாகராஜ திருக்கோவில்
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Sri Adipureeswarar, Padampakka Nathar, Thyagarajar
Goddess Name
Sri Vadivudaiamman, Thiripurasundari
Historical Name
19th Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam in Tondai Nadu,  
One of 275 Devaram Padal Petram Sthalams,
One of the Ghana Sakthi Peedam
One of the Three Sakthi Amman Temples in Chennai
Egapatha moorthy and Vattapaarai Amman Sannthi
1500 years old
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In this temple there 27 lingam which has represent the 27 stars, similarly in this temple there are panja pootha lingam also there for dharisana's...every friday and full moojn day there will be uchi kaala special poojai for vadivudai amman. 
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Vadivudai amman Sakthi Temple Chennai
Tiruvottriyur Siva Temple
Famous saints like Pattinathar,  and RamalingaSwamigal (Vallalar) lived in this town and prayed Thyagaraja in this temple. This place is also home to Thiruvottiyur Thyagayyar who is a carnatic composer and poet. Sri Thyagaraja (The Famous Composer of Carnatic Music) also sung about this temple.

How To Reach :  The Thyagarajar - Vadivudai Amman Temple is located at Therady bus stop in Thiruvottiyur High Road (T. H. Road), Chennai suburb.  The Therady bus stop is around 2 km from Thiruvottiyur bus terminus.

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