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Padikasu Nathar Temple

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Country  India
Location  Alagaputhur
District  Thanjavur district
State  Tamil Nadu
Architectural styles  Dravidian architecture
Architectural style  Dravidian architecture
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Primary deity  Padikasu Nathar (Shiva)
Consort  Soundaranayagi (Parvathi)
Similar  Amirthakadeswarar Temple - Sakkottai, Appakkudathaan Perumal Temple, Sakshinatheswarar Temple - Thiruppurambiyam, Sakthivanesvara Temple, Thirukoteeswarar Temple

Padikasu Nathar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Alagaputhur in the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. The temple dates to the Chola period.

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Location

The Padikasu Nathar Temple is located in the village of Alagaputhur which is situated at a distance of 6 kilometres from Kumbakonam on the way to Tiruvarur.

Significance

Praises of the temple have been sung in the Thevaram. Alagaputhur is the birthplace of Pugalthunai Nayanar, one of the 63 Nayanmars.

Architecture

There are shrines to Shiva, Vishnu and Murugan. The idol of Shiva is a swayambhumurthy.

References

Padikasu Nathar Temple Wikipedia


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