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Paalvanna Nathar Temple

Paalvanna Nathar Temple is situated at Papanasam near Kumbakonam, Thanjavur District. The presiding deity is Lord Shiva in the form of Paalvanna Nathar. Goddess Dhavala Vennakaimangai is also worshipped here. Enclosed in an area of three acres, the temple consists of a five-tiered Rajagopuram and two prakarams. The temple teertham is Kaveri. Various inscriptions from the Chola and Vijayanagar periods are preserved in the temple. The main festival is the Arudra Darisanam.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Thanjavur
Location: Papanasam    


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