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Kanattampuliyur Pathanchalinathar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Kanattampuliyur in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu, India. The historical name of the place is Tirukanattumullur.The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Patanjaleeswarar. His consort is known as Kola Valai Kai Ambicai.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

Buses are available from all places to the temple in Kanattampuliyur in Cuddalore

The nearest railway station is Aanathandavapuram Railway Station which is 17.6 km away. Local buses and private taxis are available from here to visit the temple.

By Air

The nearest airport is Trichy Airport which is 131 km away.Bus and taxi services are available to access the temple.

Temple Legend

Divine serpent Adisesha serving as a bed to Lord Mahavishnu in the nectar sea appeared as Sage Patanjali to appreciate the move of Lord Shiva. Master Shiva allowed Adisesha His Dance Darshan in Chidambaram. Sage Patanjali resulted in these present circumstances put as exhorted by Lord Shiva and performed compensation. Master showed up before the sage and inquired as to whether he was fulfilled by His move darshan, Patanjali answered that he could never be content with the darshan a few times and that ought to be before him for eternity. Ruler guaranteed Patanjali that He would offer the darshan in numerous spots. As a sign of acknowledgement of the dedication of the savvy, Lord took the name Patanjaleeswarar Himself.

Timings and Events

Shivarathri in February-March, Tirukarthikai in November-December, Aipasi Annabishekam in October-November and Tiruvadhirai in December-January are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

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