Saivite Temples - Cuddalore
This is an ancient temple that is connected with the legend of Sage Pathanjali.
This temple is connected with the life of Thiruneelakandar, one of the 63 Nayanmars.
The temple has been built a few hundred years ago and is not very ancient. The 3 tier Rajagopuram is visible from a little distance itself.
Dhagamtheertha Pureeswarar, Eraiyur
Thirugnanasambandar has visited this temple and stayed here, but has not sung his hymns.
This temple was built by King Mahendra Pallavan repenting for the sins he committed upon the great saivite saint Thirunavukkarasar.
This is the place where the wedding of Queen Sembian Mahadevi (10th Century CE) took place.
This temple was built in 935 CE in the period of Prantaka Chola I by a King called Irungolan Gunavan Aparajitan.
Kasi Viswanathar, Vasaputhur
People consider that a visit to the Chidambaram temple is not complete without visiting this temple.
This temple is a stone and brick structure with many old sculptures and carvings.
A large and beautiful temple situated on the banks of the river Sankaraparani.