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Makaleshwarar Temple

Makaleshwarar Temple is located at Tiruvirumbaimakalam in Viluppuram District. The temple is one among the 275 Shivasthalams in Tamil Nadu. The main deity of this temple is Lord Shiva in the form of Makaleshwarar. There is a separate worship place for Goddess Kuyinmozhi Nayaki. Saint Sambandar is said to have composed pathigams praising the lord Makaleshwarar. The temple is approximately 8 km north-west from Pondicherry railway station.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Viluppuram


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