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Paadal Petra Sthalams - 275 Shiva Temples

The Paadal Petra Sthalams are 275 temples that are revered in the verses of Saiva Nayanars in the 6th-9th century CE and are amongst the greatest Shiva temples of the continent. The Divya Desams, by comparison, are the 108 Vishnu temples glorified in the poems of the contemporary Vaishnava Alvars of Tamil Nadu, India.

  All Temples under Paadal Petra Sthalams - 275 Shiva Temples

Thyagaraja Temple Tiruvarur

Thyagaragar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in the town of Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu, India. Shiva is worshipped as Moolanathar and is represented by the lingam.

Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Srisailam

Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva situated at Srisailam in South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams.

Ramanathaswamy Temple Rameswaram

Ramanathaswamy Temple  is a Hindu temple dedicated to god Shiva located on Rameswaram island in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Tripurantaka Temple Tiruvirkolam

Tripurantaka temple located in Tiruvirkolam. This small village is located near Kadambattur junction and can be reached from Chennai and Kanchi.

Marundeeswarar Temple Thiruvanmiyur

Marundeeswarar Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu deity Shiva, located in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai adjacent to the beach of Bay of Bengal.

Kedarnath Temple Uttarakhand

Kedarnath Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Bhagwan Shiva. It is in the Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini river in Kedarnath, Uttarakhand in India.

Brihaspati Aabathsahayeswarar Temple Tiruvarur

Alangudi is the divine place, where Lord Guru can be propitiated in the form of Sri Dakshinamurthy. This sacred shrine of Jupiter is renowned for its tri-glories,Moorthy , sthalam and theertham .

Pashupatinath Temple Nepal

Pashupatinath temple is one of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams on the continent.The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath.This temple complex is on UNESCO World Heritage

Ekambareswarar Temple Kanchipuram

Ekambaranathar Temple or Ekambareswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva, located in Kanchipuram in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

Thillai Nataraja Temple Chidambaram

Chidambaram Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in the heart of the temple town of Chidambaram,Tamil Nadu.The temple , 78 km south of Pondicherry and 235 Km from Chennai, the c