Tirupperuvelur Abhimuktheeswarar Temple

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Tirupperuvelur Abhimuktheeswarar Temple
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Religion
Affiliation Hinduism
District Tiruvarur
Deity Lord (Shiva),
Location
Location Manakkal ayyempet in Tiruvarur district
State Tamil Nadu
CountryFlag of India.svg  India

Tirupperuvelur Abhimuktheeswarar Temple [1] (Tamil : மணக்கால் ஐயன்பேட்டை அபிமுகேசுவரர் கோயில்) [2] is a Hindu temple located at Manakkal ayyempet in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India. [3] The temple is dedicated to Shiva, as the moolavar presiding deity, in his manifestation as Avimuktheswarar. His consort, Parvati, is known as Baagampriyal. The place is also known as Tirupperuvelur. [4]

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Significance

It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams - Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanars Tirugnanasambandar and Tirunavukkarasar. [4]

Literary mention

Tirugnanasambandar describes the feature of the deity as: [5]

விழையாதார் விழைவார்போல் விகிர்தங்கள் பலபேசிக்

குழையாதார் குழைவார்போற் குணம்நல்ல பலகூறி
அழையாவு மரற்றாவு மடிவீழ்வார் தமக்கென்றும்

பிழையாத பெருமானார் பெருவேளூர் பிரியாரே.

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References

  1. "Sri Abhi Muktheeswarar temple". Dinamalar temples. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  2. ta: மணக்கால் ஐயன்பேட்டை அபிமுகேசுவரர் கோயில்
  3. "Sri Abhi Muktheeswarar temple". temple.dinamalar.com. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  4. 1 2 Priyanathar Temple, Tirupperuvelur
  5. Tirugnanasambandar Tevaram, III:64:5

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