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Sat, 01/04/2017 - 10:33

The Sun God had venerated Mother Veyuru Tholi Ammai in this sanctuary. As Sun-Aditya revered, She is commended as Aditya Varada Ambica. Planet Saturn is inverse Ambica holy place confronting east. The aficionado can have the darshan of Mother and Saturn all the while for evacuation of the unfriendly part of the planet. There is no Navagraha-9 planets-place of worship in the sanctuary.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

The nearest bus stop is Needur is 5 km from Mayiladuthurai.

The closest railway station is Needur.

By Air

The closest airport is in Trichy, with the next closest in Chennai.


Sri Arulsomanatheswarar Temple Tiruneedur

Temple Legend

Indira the king of Devas could not get a Shiva Linga for his worship in the morning hours when he once came to earth. He gathered the sand from Cauvery, made a Linga for his worship. He also sang a melodious song seeking the dance darshan of the Lord. Lord was pleased with his devotion and granted the darshan he desired and is praised with name Gana Nardana Sankara – Lord who danced to a devotional song. When he left the place, Indira left the Linga made by him here. His finger symbols are visible on the Linga.

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