Saivite Temples - Thiruvannamalai
The name of the village is because of an offering to the Lord that floated upriver to this place.
There is a second Sanctum here for Manalkandeswarar whose consort is Aramvalartha Nayaki.
Lord Hanuman is believed to have installed and worshiped the Shiva Lingam here.
Gangaikonda Choleeswarar, Koozhamandal
The Shiva Lingam is a large and beautiful one, more than 4 feet in height from the base.
Yudishtra or Dharmar of the Mahabaratha is believed to have worshiped the Lord here.
Kasi Viswanathar, Arasankuppam
A Rudraksha Lingam is present here along with an installation of 108 small Shiva Lingams.
A 6 feet tall Mahavishnu idol is present in a separate south facing shrine here.
Lord Rama, after the battle of Lanka, is believed to have worshiped the Shiva Lingam here.
A massive Banyan Tree and a small Amman temple add to the beauty of this wonderful spot.
This is one of the Saptha Kailasha temples in the southern banks of Cheyyar River.
You have to walk through fields to reach this blissfuly peaceful temple.
Two processional idols of the goddess are taken on procession here on festive days.
This is a hill temple that is very difficult to climb at an elevation of about 230 meters above msl.
This is thought to be a Vaippu Sthalam having been mentioned by Sundarar in one of his Hymns in the Thevaram.
The Vimaanams and the adjacent lotus pond make this a beautiful temple.
The ancient idols in this nearly lost temple are simply beautiful. Luckily it has been renovated now.
This is a small temple situated beautifully on the banks of the Palar River.
This is a beautiful little temple situated amidst lush green fields.
The highlight of this temple is the carvings of 63 Nayanmars on the sanctum walls.
This is a small temple located on the south bank of Cheyyar River.
Saptha Karaikandeswarar Sthalam – 4 of 7 created by Lord Muruga.