Swetharanyeswarar Temple, Sirkazhi
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Located at Thiruvenkadu(one of the Navagraha Sthalams), this very old temple is dedicated to Lord Budhan or Planet Mercury who is said to bestow wisdom and intellect. This temple is also known as The ... read more »
This temple is one of the Navagraha Sthalams dedicated to Bhudh or Mercury. The main temple (as in all other Navagraha Sthalams) is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Lord Budhans temple is behind the main temp... read more »
Much better than Vaideeswaran Temple , Cleanly maintained Very Big with Two temple ponds ( agni and Moon) Lord Budan was wearing Green and felt the blessing. Travelled from Sirkali via Bus. You can se... read more »
Three in one Shiva temple. Everything is in triple. Thevaram paadal petra sthalam.
Swetharanyeswarar Temple [Budhan Temple] Other name is Aadhi Chidambaram Swetharanyeswarar means ("lord of white forest") Lord Shiva called "Aghora Murthi" is one of the main god who is being prayed in this temple. This is also one of the Navagraha temples, the planet worshiped here is Budhan(mercury). Parvati devi in Brahma Vidya form.
Swetharanyeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple located in the town of Thiruvengadu near Sirkazhi. The main deity is Shiva - Swetharanyeswarar ("lord of white forest") and the goddess is Brahma Vidya ambal. There is a separate Sannidhi for Bhudhan (mercury). The temple is quite large and all four important Saivite saints have sung in praise of this lord. This temple is especially known for its unique incarnate of Lord Shiva called "Agora Murthi". He is one of the main god who is being prayed in this village. Thiruvengadu village is also famous for its unique structure of pools in temples. This temple has 3 pools, 3 Gods. It is a belief that who takes bath in all these pools, the one will be free from their problems like diseases, delay in marriage, etc., Swetharanyeswarar is the main God in this temple. It is said that Agora Murthi was one of the furious incarnation of Lord Shiva. There was an Evil named "Maruthuvasuran" in Thiruvengadu. He had a deep meditation on Lord Bhrama for power. Being satisfied with his meditation, Lord Bhrama offered him many powers. But he used those powers in a wrong ways. He started to torture the saints and innocent people. Having nothing to do, all the saints and people requested Lord Shiva to put an end to this evil. As they asked, Lord Shiva took his incarnation 'Agora murthi' and killed the 'Maruthuvasuran under a tree (which is now in Thiruvengadu temple, back to the entrance of Agora murthi). All the people thanked Lord Shiva for saving them.
Beautiful temple. Navagra Butan Temple.
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