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Paridhiyappar Temple

Paridhiyappar Temple is a Shivasthalam located at Tiruparidhiniyamam, 13 km south-west of Saliamangalam in Thanjavur District. Covering an area of about one acre, the temple has two prakarams. The temple deity is Lord Shiva in the form of Paridhiyappar. Goddess Mangalanayagi is also worshipped in the temple. The specialty of the temple is that the rays of the sun illuminate the sanctum on the 19th day of the month of Panguni (Pisces). The temple teertham is called Surya. It celebrates Kartikai Deepam, Arudra Darisanam, Tai Poosam, Masi Magam, Pankuni Uthiram, Chitra Pournami, Aadi Pooram, Aavani Moolam, Navaratri and Deepavali. Saint Sambandar is said to have sung pathigams praising the lord.

Updated on 28th January, 2016
District: Thanjavur


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