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Paadal Petra Sthalams

275 Shiva temples praised by the Nayanmars.
  1. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Chola Naadu - Tamil Nadu - North of river Kaveri (63 temples)
  2. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Chola Naadu - Tamil Nadu - South of river Kaveri (128 temples)
  3. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Kongu Naadu - Tamil Nadu (7 temples)
  4. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Nadu Naadu - Tamil Nadu (22 temples)
  5. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Pandya Naadu - Tamil Nadu (14 temples)
  6. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Tondai Naadu - Tamil Nadu (31 temples)
  7. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Tuluva Naadu - Karnataka (1 temple)
  8. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Malai Naadu - Kerala (1 temple)
  9. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Eezha Naadu - Sri Lanka (2 temples)
  10. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Vada Naadu - Andhra Pradesh (2 temples)
  11. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Vada Naadu - Uttarakhand (2 temples)
  12. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Vada Naadu - Nepal (1 temple)
  13. Paadal Petra Sthalams: Vada Naadu - Tibet (1 temple)


1. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Chola Naadu - Tamil Nadu - North of river Kaveri (63 temples)
  1. Chidambaram (Koyil) (சிதம்பரம்) (கோயில்): Where Lord Shiva danced the Ananda Tandava dance in the Thillai forest. Also a Pancha Bhoota Sthalam representing the Akasha element. (Shiva as Natarajar; Ambal as Sivakama Sundari) (Sthala Vriksha: Thillai) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  2. Thiruvetkalam (திருவேட்களம்): Where Lord Shiva gave the Pasupati Astra to Arjuna after fighting with him in the guise of a hunter. (Shiva as Pasupatheswarar; Ambal as Nalla Nayaki) (Sthala Vriksha: Bamboo) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  3. Thirunelvayil (திருநெல்வாயில்): Where Lord Shiva served food to Thirugnanasambandar at noon time in the guise of a temple priest. (Shiva as Uchinatheswarar, Madhyaneswarar; Ambal as Kanakambigai) (Sthala Vriksha: Amalaki) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  4. Thirukkazhippalai (திருக்கழிப்பாலை): Where the Lingam of Lord Shiva was installed by sage Kabila, which was split by the hoof of a king's horse. (Shiva as Palvanna Nathar; Ambal as Vedanayaki) (Sthala Vriksha: Bilva) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  5. Thirunallur Perumanam (Achalapuram) (திருநல்லூர்ப்பெருமணம்): Where Lord Shiva appeared as Jyoti in the marriage of Thirugnana Sambandar with Sthotra Poornambikai, in which the entire gathering merged and attained salvation. (Shiva as Shivaloka Thyagar; Ambal as Vennetru Umai Ammai) (Sthala Vriksha: Bilva) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  6. Thirumayendrappalli (Mahendrapalli) (திருமயேந்திரப்பள்ளி): Where Indra prayed to Lord Shiva to relieve himself from the curse of sage Gautama. Also where Lord Shiva showed his cosmic dance to the gods. (Shiva as Thirumeni Azhagar and Somasundareswarar; Ambal as Vadivambikai) (Sthala Vriksha: Bilva) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  7. Ten Tirumullaivayil ({தென்} திருமுல்லைவாயில்): Where Indra worshipped Lord Shiva. (Shiva as Mullaivananathar; Ambal as Kothaiyammai) (Sthala Vriksha: Mullai) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  8. Thirukkalikamur (Annappan Pettai) (திருக்கலிக்காமூர்): Where sage Parasar prayed to Lord Shiva to atone his sin of killing demon Udhiran who killed his father sage Shakti. Also where a trader installed the idol of Ambal obtained from sea by fishermen, after getting cured of his severe stomach pain. (Lord Shiva as Sundareswarar; Ambal as Azhagammai) (Sthala Vriksha: Bilva) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  9. Thiruchaikadu (Chayavanam) (திருச்சாய்க்காடு): Where Indra made a failed attempt to pull out this temple of Lord Shiva using his white elephant Airavata and take it to heaven, because his mother Aditi worshipped the Lord here. (Shiva as Rathna Chayavaneswarar; Ambal as Kuyilinum Nanmozhi Amman) (Sthala Vriksha: Chai) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  10. Thirupallavaneeswaram (Pallavaneswarar) (திருப்பல்லவனீச்சுரம்): Where Lord Shiva gave the following message to saint Pattinathar (Thiruvenkadar) through his adopted son Marudavanar: "Even a broken needle will not accompany the soul during the last journey". Pattinathar renounced the family after this message. (Shiva as Pallavaneswarar; Ambal as Soundarya Nayaki) (Sthala Vriksha: Mullai) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  11. Thiruvenkadu (திருவெண்காடு): Where Budha worshipped Lord Shiva, and hence this is a Navagraha Sthalam of Budha. Also where Lord Shiva vanquished demon Maruthuvan taking the form of Aghora. Also where Lord Brahma performed penance to regain his power of creation after Muruga held him captive. (Shiva as Swetharanyeswarar; Ambal as Brahma Vidhyambigai) (Sthala Vriksha: Bilva, Vadaval, Konrai) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  12. Keezhai Thirukkattuppalli (கீழைத்திருக்காட்டுப்பள்ளி): Where Indra performed penance worshipping Lord Shiva to atone his sin of killing Vritrasura. Also where Lord Brahma installed ten Shiva Lingams and worshipped Lord Shiva. Also where a crab worshipped Lord Vinayakar and was restored to his original form of a Gandharva. Also where sages Mahakala and Aranya worshipped Lord Shiva. (Shiva as Aranya Sundareswarar; Ambal as Akilandeswari) (Sthala Vriksha: Panneer) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  13. Thirukkarukavur (திருக்கருகாவூர்): Where the Lingam of Lord Shiva was found in Mullai grove. Also where Devi Parvati protected the pregnancy of Vedhikai, the wife of sage Nithruvan, who was cursed by sage Urthuvapadar. One of the Pancha Aranya Sthalams. (Shiva as Mullaivananathar; Ambal as Garbha Rakshambikai) (Sthala Vriksha: Mullai) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  14. Sirkazhi (சீர்காழி): Where Lord Brahma worshipped Lord Shiva to get back his power of creation, so Shiva is known as Brahmapureeswarar. Also where Lord Shiva carried the 64 arts in a raft (Thoni) during a deluge, so He is known as Thoniappar. Also where Lord Shiva as Bhairavar quelled the pride of Trivikrama incarnation of Vishnu, hence He is known as Sattainathar. Also where Devi Parvati fed her milk to child Thirugnanasambandar and bestowed on him Shiva gnana. This is the birthplace of Thirugnanasambandar. (Shiva as Brahmapureeswarar, Thoniappar, Sattainathar; Ambal as Thirunalai Nayaki, Periyanayaki) (Sthala Vriksha: Parijata) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  15. Thirukkolakka (திருக்கோலக்கா): Where Lord Shiva gave two golden plates (Thala) to Thirugnanasambandar for clapping during singing; and where Devi Parvati infused those plates with the power to produce music. Also where the wedding of Lord Vishnu and Devi Lakshmi took place. (Shiva as Thalapureeswarar; Ambal as Osai Nayaki) (Sthala Vriksha: Konrai) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  16. Pullirukkuvelur (Vaitheeswaran Koil): Where Lord Shiva is worshipped as a Vaidya or doctor, as the Lord of Healing. Where Lord Shiva cured the disease of leprosy of Angaraka (Mars) and hence this is a Navagraha Sthalam of Angaraka. Also where Devi Parvati gave the weapon of Vel to Muruga. (Shiva as Vaidyanatha Swamy; Ambal as Thayyal Nayagi) (Sthala Vriksha: Margosa or Neem) (புள்ளிருக்குவேளுர்) (வைத்தீஸ்வரன் கோயில்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  17. Thirukkannar Kovil (Kurumanakkudi) (திருக்கண்ணார்கோயில்): Where Indra prayed to Lord Shiva to relieve himself from the curse of sage Gautama. Also where the Vamana Avatar of Lord Vishnu worshipped Lord Shiva seeking his blessings. (Shiva as Kannayira Nathar, Sahashranethreswarar; Ambal as Murugu Valarkothai Nayaki, Kodaiyammai) (Sthala Vriksha: Konrai) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  18. Thirukkadaimudi (திருக்கடைமூடி) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  19. Thiruninriyur (திருநின்றியூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  20. Thiruppunkur (திருப்பூன்கூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  21. Thiruneedur (திருநீடூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  22. Thiru Anniyur (திரு அன்னியூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  23. Thiruvelvikudi (திருவேள்விக்குடி) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  24. Edirkolpadi (எதிர்கோள்பாடி) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  25. Thirumanancheri (திருமணஞ்சேரி) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  26. Thirukkurukkai (திருக்குறுக்கை) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  27. Thirukaruppariyalur (திருக்கருப்பறியலூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  28. Thirukurakkukka (திருக்குரக்குக்கா) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  29. Thiruvalaputhur (திருவாளப்புத்தூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  30. Pazhamannippadikkarai (பழமண்ணிப்படிக்கரை) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  31. Omampuliyar (ஒமாம்புலியூர்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  32. Thirukkanattumullur (Kanattampuliyur) (திருகானாட்டுமுள்ளூர்) (கானாட்டம்புலியூர்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  33. Thirunaraiyur (திருநாரையூர்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  34. Thirukadambur (திருக்கடம்பூர்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  35. Thiruppandanainallur (திருபந்தணைநல்லூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  36. Thirukanjanur (திருகஞ்சனூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  37. Thirukkodikka (திருக்கோடிகா) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  38. Thirumangalakudi (திருமங்கலக்குடி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  39. Thiruppanandal (திருப்பனந்தாள்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  40. Thiruvaippadi (Tiru Appadi) (திருவாய்ப்பாடி) (திருஆப்பாடி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  41. Thiruseinjalur (Tirucheignalur) (திருசேய்ஞலூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  42. Thirundudevankudi (திருந்துதேவன்குடி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  43. Thiruviyalur (திருவியலூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  44. Kottaiyur (கொட்டையூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  45. Innambar (இன்னம்பர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  46. Thiruppurambayam (திருப்புறம்பயம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  47. Thiruvijayamangai (திருவிசயமங்கை) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  48. Thiruvaikavur (திருவைகாவூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  49. Vada Kurangaduturai (Aduturai Perumal Koil) (வட குரங்காடுதுறை) (ஆடுதுறை பெருமாள் கோயில்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  50. Thiruppazhanam (திருப்பழனம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  51. Thiruvaiyaru (திருவையாறு) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  52. Thiruneithanam (திருநெய்தானம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  53. Thirupperumpuliyur (திருபெரும்புலியூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  54. Thirumazhapadi (திருமழப்பாடி) (Ariyalur district, Tamil Nadu)

  55. Thiruppazhuvur (Aalanturaiyar) (திருப்பழுவூர்) (ஆலந்துரையார்) (Ariyalur district, Tamil Nadu)

  56. Thirukkanoor (திருக்கானூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  57. Anbilanturai (ஆன்பிலாந்துறை) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  58. Thirumanturai (திருமாந்துறை) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  59. Thiruppatrurai (திருபாற்றுறை) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  60. Thiruvanaikal (Tiru Anaikka) (திருவானைக்கால்) (திரு ஆனைக்கா) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)
  61. Thiruppainjili (திருப்பைஞ்ஞீலி) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  62. Thiruppachilasramam (திருப்பாச்சிலாச்சிராமம்) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  63. Thiruveengoimalai (திருஈங்கோய்மலை) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

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2. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Chola Naadu - Tamil Nadu - South of river Kaveri (128 temples)
  1. Thiruvatpokki (திருவாட்போக்கி) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  2. Kadambandurai (Kadambar Kovil) (கடம்பந்துறை) (கடம்பர் கோயில்) (Karur district, Tamil Nadu)

  3. Thirupparaithurai (திருப்பராய்த்துறை) (Karur district, Tamil Nadu)

  4. Thirukkarkudi (Uyyakkondan Malai) (திருகற்குடி) (உய்யக்கொண்டான் மலை) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  5. Thirumukeeswaram (Uraiyur) (திருமூக்கீச்சுரம்) (உறையூர்) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  6. Thiruchirapalli (திருச்சிராப்பள்ளி) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  7. Thiruverumbur (Tiru Erumbiyur) (திருவெறும்பூர்) (திரு எறும்பியூர்) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  8. Thirunedunkulam (திருநெடுங்குளம்) (Tiruchirapalli district, Tamil Nadu)

  9. Melaittirukkattuppalli (மேலைதிருக்காட்டுப்பள்ளி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  10. Thiruvalampozhil (Tiru Alampozhil) (திருவாலம்பொழில்) (திரு ஆலம்பொழில்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  11. Thiruppunturutti (திருப்பூந்துருத்தி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  12. Thirukkandiyur (திருக்கண்டியூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  13. Thiruchotrutturai (திருச்சோற்றுத்துறை) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  14. Thiruvedikkudi (திருவேதிக்குடி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  15. Tenkudithittai (தென்குடித்திட்டை) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  16. Thiruppullamangai (திருப்புள்ளமங்கை) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  17. Thiruchakkarappalli (திருசக்கரப்பள்ளி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  18. Thirukkarukavur (திருக்கருக்காவூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  19. Thiruppalaithurai (Papanasam) (திருப்பாலைத்துறை) (பாபநாசம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  20. Thirunallur (திருநல்லூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  21. Avur Pasupatheeswaram (ஆவூர்பசுபதீச்சுரம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  22. Thirusatthi Mutram (திருச்சத்தி முற்றம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  23. Patteeswaram (பட்டீச்சுரம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  24. Pazhayaarai Vadathali (பழையாறை வடதளி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  25. Thiruvalanchuzi (திருவலஞ்சுழி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  26. Thirukkudamookku (Thanjavur) (திருகுடமூக்கு) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  27. Thirukkudanthai Keezhkottam (திருகுடந்தைக் கீழ்கோட்டம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  28. Thirukkundanthai Kaaronam (திருகுடந்தைக் காரோணம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  29. Thirunageswaram (திருநாகேச்சுரம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  30. Thiruvidaimarudur (திருவிடைமருதூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  31. Tenkurangaduthurai (தென்குரங்காடுதூறை) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  32. Thiruneelakkudi (திருநீலக்குடி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  33. Thiruvaikal (திருவைகல்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  34. Thirunallam (திருநல்லம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  35. Thirukozhambam (திருக்கோழம்பம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  36. Thiruvavaduthurai (திருவாவடுதுறை) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  37. Thirutturutti (Kuttalam) (திருத்துருத்தி) (குத்தாலம்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  38. Thiruvazhundur (Therazhundur) (திருவழுந்தூர்) (தேரழுந்தூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  39. Mayiladuthurai (Mayavaram) (மயிலாடுதுறை) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  40. Thiruvilanagar (திருவிளநகர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  41. Thiruppariyalur (Parasalur) (திருப்பறியலூர்) (பரசலூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  42. Thiruchemponpalli (திருச்செம்பொன்பள்ளி) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  43. Thirunanipalli (Punjai) (திருநனிபள்ளி) (புஞ்சை) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  44. Thiruvalampuram (திருவலம்புரம்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  45. Thiruthalaichangadu (திருதலைச்சங்காடு) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  46. Aakkur (ஆக்கூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  47. Thirukkadavur (திருக்கடவூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  48. Thirukkadavur Mayanam (திருக்கடவூர் மயானம்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  49. Thiruvettakkudi (திருவேட்டக்குடி) (Puducherry)

  50. Thiruttelicheri (திருத்தெளிசேரி) (Puducherry)

  51. Thirudharumapuram (திருதருமபுரம்) (Puducherry)

  52. Thirunalluru (திருநள்ளாறு) (Puducherry)

  53. Thirukkottaru (திருகோட்டாரு) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  54. Ambar (அம்பர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  55. Ambar Maakalam (அம்பர் மாகாளம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  56. Thirumeeyachur (திருமீயச்சூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  57. Thirumeeyachur Ilankoyil (திருமீயச்சூர் இளங்கொயில்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  58. Thiruthiladaipathi (திருதிலதைப்பதி) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  59. Thiruppambaram (திருப்பாம்பரம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  60. Sirukudi (சிறுகுடி) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  61. Thiruveezhimizhalai (திருவீழிமிழலை) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  62. Thiru Anniyur (திரு அன்னியூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  63. Karuvilikottitai (கருவிலிகொட்டிட்டை) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  64. Penuperunthurai (பேணுபெருந்துறை) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  65. Thirunaraiyur (திருநறையூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  66. Arisirkaraiputhur (அரிசிற்கரைப்புத்தூர்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  67. Sivapuram (சிவபுரம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  68. Thirukalayanallur (Sakkottai) (திருகலயநல்லூர்) (சாக்கோட்டை) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  69. Thirukarukkudi (திருகருக்குடி) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  70. Thiruvanchiyam (திருவாஞ்சியம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  71. Nannilam (நன்னிலம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  72. Thirukondeeswaram (திருகொண்டீச்சரம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  73. Thiruppanaiyur (திருப்பனையூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  74. Thiruvirkudi (திருவீற்குடி) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  75. Thiruppugalur (திருப்புகலூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  76. Thiruppugalur Vardhamaneeswaram (திருப்புகலூர் வர்த்தமானீச்சரம்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  77. Ramanadeeswaram (Tirukkannapuram) (இராமனதீச்சுரம்) (திருக்கண்ணபுரம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  78. Thiruppayattrur (திருப்பயற்றூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  79. Thiruchengattankudi (திருச்செங்காட்டங்குடி) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  80. Thirumarugal (திருமருகல்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  81. Thiruchattamangai (திருச்சாத்தமங்கை) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  82. Nagaikaronam (நாகைக்காரோணம்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  83. Sikkal (சிக்கல்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  84. Keevalur (கீவளூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  85. Thiruttevur (திருதேவூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  86. Thirupalliyin Mukkudal (திருப்பள்ளியின் முக்கூடல்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  87. Thiruvarur (திருவாரூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  88. Thiruvarur Araneri (திருவாரூர் அரநெறி) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  89. Thiruvarur Paravayunmandali (திருவாரூர்ப் பரவையுண்மண்டளி) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  90. Thiruvilamar (திருவிளமர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  91. Karaveeram (கரவீரம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  92. Peruvelur (பெருவேளூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  93. Talaiyalankadu (தலையாலங்காடு) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  94. Thirukkudavayil (திருக்குடவாயில்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  95. Thirucherai (திருச்சேறை) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  96. Thirunalurmayanam (திருநாலூர்மயானம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  97. Kaduvaikaraiputtur (கடுவாய்க்கரைப்புத்தூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  98. Thiruvirumpoolai (Irumpulai) (திருவிரும்பூளை) (இரும்பூளை) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  99. Aradaiperumpazhi (அரதைபெரும்பாழி) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  100. Avalivanallur (அவளிவணல்லூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  101. Paridiniyamam (பரிதிநியமம்) (Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu)

  102. Koyil Venni (கோயில் வெண்ணி) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  103. Thiruppuvanur (திருப்பூவனூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  104. Paadaleswaram (பாதாளேச்சுரம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  105. Thirukkalar (திருக்களர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  106. Thiruchitremam (திருச்சிற்றேமம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  107. Thiruvusattanam (திருவுசாத்தானம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  108. Thiruidumbavanam (திருஇடும்பாவனம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  109. Kaddikulam (கடிக்குளம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  110. Tandalaineelneri (தண்டலைநீள்நெறி) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  111. Kottur (கோட்டூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  112. Thiruvendurai (திருவெண்டுறை) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  113. Thirukkollampudur (திருக்கொள்ளம்புதூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  114. Pereyil (பேரெயில்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  115. Thirukkollikkadu (திருக்கொள்ளிக்காடு) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  116. Thiruttenkur (திருத்தெங்கூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  117. Thirunellikka (திருநெல்லிக்கா) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  118. Thirunattiyattankudi (திருநாட்டியத்தான்குடி) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  119. Thirukarayil (திருகாறாயில்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  120. Kanrappur (கன்றாப்பூர்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  121. Thiruvalivalam (திருவலிவலம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  122. Kaichinam (கைச்சினம்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

  123. Thirukkolili (திருக்கோளிலி) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  124. Thiruvaimur (திருவாய்மூர்) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  125. Thirumaraikkadu (திருமறைக்காடு) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  126. Thiru Agathiyanpalli (திரு அகத்தியான்பள்ளி) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  127. Kodikkarai (கோடிக்கறை) (Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu)

  128. Thiruvidaivai (திருவிடைவாய்) (Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu)

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3. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Kongu Naadu - Tamil Nadu (7 temples)
  1. Thiruppugoliyur (Avinashi) (திருப்புக்கொளியூர்) (அவிநாசி) (Tiruppur district, Tamil Nadu)

  2. Thirumuruganpoondi (திருமுருகன்பூண்டி) (Tiruppur district, Tamil Nadu)

  3. Thirunanaa (திருநணா) (Erode district, Tamil Nadu)

  4. Kodimadachengundrur (கொடிமாடச்செங்குன்றூர்) (Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu)

  5. Venchamakudal (வெஞ்சமாக்கூடல்) (Karur district, Tamil Nadu)

  6. Thiruppandikkodumudi (திருப்பாண்டிக்கொடிமுடி) (Erode district, Tamil Nadu)

  7. Karuvur (கருவூர்) (Karur district, Tamil Nadu)

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4. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Nadu Naadu - Tamil Nadu (22 temples)
  1. Thirunelvayil Aratturai (திருநெல்வாயல் அரத்துறை) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  2. Pennagadam (பெண்ணாகடம்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  3. Thirukudalaiyatrur (திருக்கூடலையாற்றூர்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  4. Thiru Erukkattampuliyur (திருஎருக்கத்தம்புலியூர்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  5. Thiruttinai Nagar (திருத்தினைநகர்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  6. Thiruchopuram (திருச்சோபுரம்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  7. Thiruvatikai (திருவதிகை) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  8. Thirunavalur (திருநாவலூர்) (Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  9. Thirumudukunram (திருமுதுகுன்றம்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  10. Thirunelvennei (திருநெல்வெண்ணெய்) (Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  11. Thirukkovalur (Tirukoilur) (திருக்கோவலூர்) (திருக்கோயிலூர்) (Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  12. Araiyaninallur (Arakandanallur) (அறையணிநல்லூர்) (அரகண்டநல்லூர்) (Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  13. Thiruvidaiyaru (திருவிடையாறு) (Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  14. Thiruvennainallur (திருவெண்ணெய்நல்லூர்) (Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  15. Thirutturaiyur (திருத்துறையூர்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  16. Vatukur (வடுகூர்) (Puducherry district, Tamil Nadu)

  17. Thirumanikuzhi (திருமாணிகுழி) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  18. Thiruppadirippuliyur (திருப்பாதிரிப்புலியூர்) (Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu)

  19. Thirumundeeswaram (திருமுண்டீச்சரம்) (Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  20. Puravar Panankattur (புறவார் பனங்காட்டுர்) (Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  21. Thiru Aamathur (திரு ஆமாத்தூர்) (Viluppuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  22. Thiruvannamalai (திருவண்ணாமலை) (Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu)

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5. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Pandya Naadu - Tamil Nadu (14 temples)
  1. Thiru Aalavai (Madurai) (திருஆலவாய்) (மதுரை) (Madurai district, Tamil Nadu)

  2. Thiru Aappanur (Aappudaiyar Kovil) (திருஆப்பனூர்) (ஆப்புடையார்   கோயில்) (Madurai district, Tamil Nadu)

  3. Thirupparankunram (திருப்பரங்குன்றம்) (Madurai district, Tamil Nadu)

  4. Thiruvedakam (Tiru Edakam) (திருவெடகம்) (திருஎடகம்) (Madurai district, Tamil Nadu)

  5. Thirukkodunkunram (திருக்கொடுங்குன்றம்) (Shivaganga district, Tamil Nadu)

  6. Thirupputhur (திருப்புத்தூர்) (Shivaganga district, Tamil Nadu)

  7. Thiruppunavayil (திருப்புனவாயில்) (Pudukottai district, Tamil Nadu)

  8. Rameswaram (இராமேஸ்வரம்) (Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  9. Thiruvadanai (Tiru Aadanai) (திருவாடானை) (திருஆடானை) (Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  10. Thirukkanapper (திருக்கானப்பேர்) (Shivaganga district, Tamil Nadu)

  11. Thiruppuvanam (திருப்பூவணம்) (Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  12. Thiruchuzhiyal (திருச்சுழியல்) (Virudhunagar district, Tamil Nadu)

  13. Kutralam (குற்றாலம்) (Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu)

  14. Thirunelveli (திருநேல்வெலி) (Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu)

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6. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Tondai Naadu - Tamil Nadu (31 temples)
  1. Thirukachi Ekambam (திருக்கச்சி எகம்பம்) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  2. Thirukachi Metrali (திருக்கச்சி மேற்றளி) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  3. Onakanthan Tali (ஒணகாந்தன் தளி) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  4. Kachi Anekatangavatam (கச்சி அநேகதங்காவதம்) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  5. Kachi Nerikkaraikkadu (கச்சி நெறிக்காரைக்காடு) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  6. Kuranganilmuttam (குரங்கணில்முட்டம்) (Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu)

  7. Thiru Makaral (திரு மாகறல்) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  8. Thiruvothur (திருவோத்தூர்) (Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu)

  9. Vanparthan Panankattur (வன்பார்த்தான் பனங்காட்டூர்) (Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu)

  10. Thiruvallam (திருவல்லம்) (Vellore district, Tamil Nadu)

  11. Thirumalpur (திருமால்பூர்) (Vellore district, Tamil Nadu)

  12. Thiruvural (திருவூறல்) (Vellore district, Tamil Nadu)

  13. Ilampaiyankottur (இலம்பையங்கொட்டூர்) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  14. Thiruvirkolam (திருவிற்கோலம்) (Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu)

  15. Thiruvalangadu (திருவாலங்காடு) (Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu)

  16. Thiruppasur (திருப்பாசூர்) (Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu)

  17. Thiruvenpakkam (திருவெண்பாக்கம்) (Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu)

  18. Thirukkallil (திருக்கள்ளில்) (Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu)

  19. Thiruvotriyur (திருவொற்றியூர்) (Chennai district, Tamil Nadu)

  20. Thiruvalithayam (Padi) (திருவலிதாயம்) (பாடி) (Chennai district, Tamil Nadu)

  21. Vada Tirumullaivayil (வட திருமுல்லைவாயில்) (Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu)

  22. Thiruverkadu (திருவேற்காடு) (Chennai district, Tamil Nadu)

  23. Thirumayilai (Mylapore) (மயிலாப்பூர்) (Chennai district, Tamil Nadu)

  24. Thiruvanmiyur (திருவான்மியூர்) (Chennai district, Tamil Nadu)

  25. Thirukkachur (திருக்கச்சூர்) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  26. Thiruvidaichuram (Tiru Idaichuram) (திருவிடைச்சுரம்) (திரு இடைச்சுரம்) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  27. Thirukkazhukkunram (திருக்கழுக்குன்றம்) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  28. Thiru Achirupakkam (திரு அச்சிறுபாக்கம்) (Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  29. Thiruvakkarai (திருவக்கரை) (Vilupuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  30. Thiru Arasili (திரு அரசிலி) (Vilupuram district, Tamil Nadu)

  31. Thiru Irumbaimakalam (திரு இரும்பைமாகாளம்) (Vilupuram district, Tamil Nadu)

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7. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Tuluva Naadu - Karnataka (1 temple)
  1. Thirugokarnam (Gokarna) (திருகோகர்ணம்) (Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka)

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8. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Malai Naadu - Kerala (1 temple)
  1. Thiru Anchaikkalam (திரு அஞ்சைக்களம்) (Thrissur district, Kerala)

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9. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Eezha Naadu - Sri Lanka (2 temples)
  1. Thirukkonamalai (திருக்கொணமலை) (Sri Lanka)

  2. Thirukketheeswaram (திருக்கேதீச்சரம்) (Sri Lanka)

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10. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Vada Naadu - Andhra Pradesh (2 temples)
  1. Thirupparuppadam (Srisailam) (திருப்பருப்பதம்) (ஸ்ரீ சைலம்) (Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh)

  2. Thirukkalathi (Sri Kalahasti) (திருக்காளத்தி) (ஸ்ரீ காளஹஸ்தி) (Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh)

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11. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Vada Naadu - Uttarakhand (2 temples)
  1. Anekathangapadam (Gaurikund) (அநேகதங்காபதம்) (Rudra Prayag district, Uttarakhand)

  2. Thirukkedaram (Kedarnath) (திருக்கேதாரம்) (கேதார்நாத்) (Rudra Prayag district, Uttarakhand)

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12. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Vada Naadu - Nepal (1 temple)
  1. Indiraneelparubatham (Indraneelaparvatam) (இந்தீரநீலபருப்பதம்) (Nepal)

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13. Paadal Petra Sthalams - Vada Naadu - Tibet (1 temple)
  1. Kailasam (Tiru Kailayam) (Tibet)

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