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Paadal Petra Sthalams



Paadal Petra Sthalams:

Sri Shiva The Paadal Petra Sthalams are 275 Shiva temples whose praises has been sung by the Nayanmars. These songs are recorded in Thevaram, the sacred scripture of the Shaivites.
  • Andhra Pradesh: Tirupparuppadam (Srisailam) - Sri Kalahasti

  • Karnataka (Tuluva Naadu): Gokarna (Gokarnam)

  • Kerala (Malai Naadu): Thiruvanchikkalam

  • Tamil Nadu (Chola Naadu) (North of river Kaveri): Koyil (Chidambaram) - Tiruvetkalam - Tirunelvayil - Tirukkazhippaalai - Tirunallurperumanam - Mahendrappalli - Ten Tirumullaivayil - Kalikkaamoor - Tiruchaaikadu - Pallavaneeswaram - Tiruvenkaadu - Keezhai Tirukkaattuppalli - Tirukkurukaavur - Sirkazhi - Tirukkolakka - Pullirukkuvelur (Vaitheeswaran Koyil) - Kannaar Kovil - Tirukkadaimudi - Tiruninriyur - Tiruppunkur - Tiruneedur - Tiru Anniyur - Tiruvelvikkudi - Edirkolpaadi - Tirumanancheri - Tirukkurukkai - Karuppariyalur - Kurakkukka - Tiruvaalkoliputrur - Tirumannippadikkarai - Omampuliyur - Tirukkaanaattumullur - Tirunaarayur - Kadambur - Pandanainallur - Kanjanoor - Tirukkodikka - Tirumangalakkudi - Tiruppanantaal - Tiruvaappaadi - Tirucheignalur - Tirundudevankudi - Tiruviyalur - Kottaiyur - Innambar - Tiruppurampayam - Vijayamangai - Tiruvaikavur - Kurangaaduturai - Tiruppazhanam - Tiruvaiyaru - Tiruneittanam - Thirupperumpuliyur - Tirumazhapadi - Tiruppazhuvur (Aalanturai) - Tirukkaanoor - Anbilalanturai - Tirumaanturai - Tirupaatrurai - Tiru Aanaikkaa - Tiruppainneeli - Tiruppachilaasramam - Tiruveengoimalai - Tiruveengoimalai

  • Tamil Nadu (Chola Naadu) (South of river Kaveri): Vaatpokki - Kadambar Kovil - Tirupparaaitturai - Tirukkarkudi (Uyyakkondan Malai) - Uraiyur - Tiruchirappalli - Tiruverumbur - Nedunkalam - Melaittirukkattuppalli - Tiruvalampozhil - Tiruppoonturutti - Tirukkandiyur - Tiruchotrutturai - Tiruvedikkudi - Tenkudittitai - Tiruppullamangai - Tiruchakkrappalli - Tirukkarukavoor - Tirupaalaitturai - Tirunallur - Aavoor Pasupateeswaram - Satthi Mutram - Patteeswaram - Pazhayaarai Vadathali - Tiruvalanchuzhi - Tirukkudamookku - Tirukudandaikeezhkottum - Kudandaikkaaronam - Tirunageswaram - Tiruvidaimarudur - Ten Kurangaaduturai - Ten Tiruneelakkudi - Vaikanmadakkovil - Tirunallam - Tirukkozhambam - Tiruvavaduturai - Tirutturutti - Tiruvazhundur - Mayiladuturai - Vilanagar - Tiruppariyalur - Tiruchemponpalli - Tirunanipalli - Tiruvalampuram - Tirutalaichandaadu - Aakkoor - Tirukkadayur - Tirukkadavur Mayaanam - Tiruvettakudi - Tiruttelicheri - Dharumapuram - Tirunallar - Tirukkottaru - Ambar - Ambar Maakaalam - Tirumeeyachur - Tirumeeyachur Illamkovil - Thilataipati - Tiruppaampuram - Sirukudi - Tiruveezhimizhalai - Tiruvanniyur - Karuvili Kottitai - Penu Perunthurai - Narayur Sidheeswaram - Arisirkaraiputtur - Sivapuram - Kalayanallur (Saakkottai) - Tirukkarukudi - Tiruvanchiyam - Nannilam - Tirukondeeswaram - Tiruppanaiyur - Virkudi - Tiruppugalur - Tiruppugalur Vardhamaneeswaram - Ramanadeeswaram - Tiruppayattrankudi - Tiruchenkattankudi - Tirumarugal - Tiruchattamangai - Nagaikaronam - Sikkal - Keevalur - Tiruttevur - Palliyin Mukoodal - Achaleswaram - Tiruvarur - Aarurparavaiumandali - Vilamar - Karaveeram - Peruvelur - Talaiyalankadu - Tirukkudavaayil - Tirucherai - Tirunaalurmayaanam - Kaduvaaikaraiputtur - Tiruvirumpoolai - Aradaiperumpaazhi - Avalivanallur - Paridiniyamam - Tiruvenniyur (Koyil Venni) - Tiruppoovanur - Paadaaleeswaram - Tirukkalar - Tiruchitremam - Tiru Usaattaanam - Tiruidumbavanam - Kaddikulam - Tandalaineeneri - Kottur - Vanduturai - Tirukkollampudur - Pereyil - Tirukkollikkadu - Tenkoor - Tirunellikka - Tirunatyattankudi - Tirukkaaraayil - Kanraappur - Tiru Valivalam - Kaichinam - Tirukkolili - Tiruvaimur - Tirumaraikkaadu - Tiru Agathiyaanpalli - Kodikkarai - Tiruvidaivai

  • Tamil Nadu (Kongu Naadu): Avinashi - Tirumuruganpoondi - Tiru Nana - Kodimaadachenkunroor - Venchamaakoodal - Paandikkodumudi - Karuvoor Aanilai

  • Tamil Nadu (Nadu Naadu): Tirunelvaayil Arratturai - Pennaagadam - Goodalaiyatrur - Erukkattampuliyur - Tiruttinai Nagar - Tiruchopuram - Tiruvatikai - Tirunaavalur - Tirumudukunram - Tirunelvennei - Tirukkovalur Veerattam - Arankandanallur - Tiruvidaiyaru - Tiruvennainallur - Tirutturaiyur - Vatukur - Tirumaanikuzhi - Tiruppaadirippuliyur - Tirumundeeswaram - Puravaar Panankaattur - Tiru Aamaathur - Tiru Annamalai

  • Tamil Nadu (Pandya Naadu): Aalavaai (Madurai) - Aappudaiyaar Kovil - Tirupparankunram - Tiruvedakam - Tirukkodunkunram - Tirupputhur - Tiruppunavayil - Rameswaram - Tiruvaadaanai - Tirukkaanapper - Tiruppoovanam - Tiruchuzhial - Kutralam - Tirunelveli

  • Tamil Nadu (Tondai Naadu): Kachi Ekambam - Kachi Metrali - Onakanthan Tali - Kachi Anekatangapadam - Kachi Nerikkaaraikkaadu - Kuranganilmuttam - Tiru Maakaral - Tiruvothur - Panankattur - Tiruvallam - Tirumalper - Tiruvooral - Ilambiankottur - Tiruvirkolam - Tiruvalankadu - Tiruppaasur - Tiruvenpakkam - Tirukkallil - Tiruvotriyur - Tiruvalithaayam - Tirumullaivayil - Tiruverkaadu - Tirumayilai (Mylapore) - Tiruvanmiyur - Tirukkachoor - Tiruvidaichuram - Tirukkalukunram - Tiru Acharapakkam - Tiruvakkarai - Arasili - Irumbai Maakalam - Irumbai Maakalam

  • Uttarakhand: Gowrikund (Anekatangavadam) - Kedarnath

  • Nepal: Indraneelaparvatam

  • Sri Lanka (Eezha Naadu): Tirukkonamalai - Tirukketheeswaram

  • Tibet: Kailasam (Tiru Kailayam)

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