• Shiva

Aratturai Nathar Temple

When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way. When Thirugnana Sambandar was visiting temples along the Cauvery river, he stayed at the Eraiyur temple as he was hungry. Sensing his hunger, Ambal (goddess) appeared in front of him and offered him food. And when he felt thirsty, Lord Shiva appeared in front of him and created a pond for him to drink water from. Since the Goddess gave him food, she is known as 'Anna Poorani' and since Lord Shiva gave him water and quenched his thirst, he is known as 'Thaakam Theertha Pureeswarar'.It is said that Lord Mahavishnu, Adisesha (The divine serpent), planets Saturn and Mars, Kings Janaka, Chera, Chozha and Pandya had worshipped the Lord at this temple.To the left of the sanctum, there is an entrance known as Magam Vasal. Women, on the first death anniversary of their husbands, enter the temple through this gate, worship the Lord and exit the same way.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Seeking name and fame
  • Acquire wealth
Shlokas

Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree

Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.

Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat

Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.

Timings

6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a

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