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History

Brief History Of This Temple

Built in the 7th century by Pallava King Rajasimha, this ancient Shaivite shrine reflects the early Dravidian architecture. A unique feature of Thingalur Temple is that during the months of Puratasi and Panguni on the full moon day , the day before and on a succeeding day 3 days, the rays of the rising moon will fall on Lord Siva .This rare phenomenon occurs only in Thingalur and not anywhere else.

Temple Legend

Temple Legend

Legents related to This Temple

Legend has it that there lived a merchant Appoodi Adikal, a nayanar in the village of Thingalur who was a devotee of lord Shiva. Appoodi Adikal held Appar in high regards and wanted to host him. The day arrived, but his son was killed by a venomous snake bite while the saint was being hosted. Appar, moved by Appoodi Adikal's devotion is said to have miraculously restored the lad to live.

Temple Events

Temple Events

Events related to this Temple

Mahashivarathri in February-March, Margazhi December-January, Panguni Uthiram in March-April, Tirutarthikai in November-December are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Map

Map

Map of this Temple

Chandra Navagrahastalam Thanjavur

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Temple Timings

Temple Timings

Timings Of this Temple

06.00 AM to 01.00 PM and 04.00 PM to 08.00 PM.

Extra Information

Extra Information

More information about this Temple

Navagraha Kailasanathar Swamy temple is one of the nine Navagraha sthalas located in the Cauvery Delta region dedicated to planet Moon, called Thingal in Tamil language. There is a separate shrine for Lord Moon Thingalur Kailasanathar temple is noted for the importance of first rice feeding of the infant child known as Anna Prasanam.

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