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Kailasanathar Temple of Shiva

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Kailasanathar Temple of Shiva

About Kailasanathar Temple :

Sage Romasa wanted to establish the Shivalingas on the banks of the Thamiraparani. So, he approached his guru Agasthya, who advised to throw flowers used for Shiva puja on the river and do the installations where the flowers reached the shores.Based on his advice , sage Ramosa threw lotus flower , nine of this flower reached the bank. One of the Lotus flower reached in the village near Kodaganallur, This temple is dedicated to the one of the planet, Chevvai (Mars).

It is believed that the temple was built in the 12th century . However, it was renovated multiple times. It is a very small and simple temple.There are only two shrines and a prakaram. Like other temples there is no prakara deities or other deities except Moolavar and Ambal. The Moolavar so very big such that 8 dhothies measuring 8 muzham (yards) each is used to cover the deity.

The main shrine Sri Kailasanathar is facing the east direction.The Goddess Sivakami is found in a separate north-facing shrine.The idols of Ganesha and Kartikeya are found in the entrance of the main shrine instead of the ususal presence of Dwarabalahars.

Temple Famous for :

This is 3rd in Nava Kailasm which is dedicated to the Planet Mars, God Angaragan (God Chevvai).
Belief / Faith :

Fulfill Wishes, Prosperty, To Get Married, Unfavourable Influence (Dosha),
Temple Tank and Sacred Tree :

Sthalamvruksham : Wild Puli Temple Tank - Thamirabarani River

Temple Timings

07:00 to 12:00 (All days of the week(Morning))
16:00 to 19:00 (All days of the week(Evening))

Kodaganallur Kailasanathar Temple is a Hindu Temple & Navagraha Temple(Mars/Chevvai).
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