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| Last Updated:: 14/11/2019

Nandi guards this ancient temple

 

 

 

 

 

As one of the 275 Padal Petra Sthalam, the deity at the Vilvanathishwarar temple has been praised in ancient Tamil hymns.

 

 

 

 

Sacred tree – the Sthala Vriksham of this temple is the Vilvam.

 

Temple tank – the sacred tank is called Gowri Thirtham.

 

Location – the temple is on the banks of River Ponnai.

 

Annual festival – the Brahmotsavam is in the Tamil month of Masi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: The New Indian Express, 14 November 2019, Chennai.