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Where is Vedaranyam located?

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Asked by Kamal Kumar, 20 May '12 10:57 pm
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On the coast of Bay of Bengal in Thanjavur District of Tamilnadu.
Answered by Seshadri Srinivasan, 20 May '12 10:58 pm

 
  
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This Shiva temple at Vedaranyam (Tirumaraikkaadu) is one of the Sapthavidanga Sthalams of Lord Shiva. The Sivalingam of the presiding male deity Maraikattunathar is a Swayambu Lingam. The shrine for Thyagesar is also very famous here. The temple with a 5 tier gopuram is facing east. The main shrine for Lord Vedaranyeswarar is facing east. The Manikarnigai Theertham (tank) inside this temple is considered to be very sacred because it is believed that a holy bath in this well is equivalent to taking bath in the sacred rivers of Ganges, Yamuna, Narmada, Cauvery etc. The presiding female deity's shrine is also facing east and She is known as Yazhinum Iniya Mozhiyal in Tamil which means that the voice of the Goddess is sweeter and melodious than the sound of Veena (a musical instrument). Hence it is pertinent to note that the Shrine for Saraswathi in this temple is different in the sense that Goddess Saraswathi is seen here without her Veena in her laps as normally seen everywhere. There ar ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 20 May '12 11:13 pm

 
  
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East side of tamil nadu near bay of bengal in Thiruvaroor district.
Answered by Panneer Selvam, 20 May '12 11:11 pm

 
  
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South tamilnadu near tutocorin
Answered by hitler, 20 May '12 10:58 pm

 
  
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Thanjavur District of Tamilnadu
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 21 May '12 04:24 am

 
  
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