Tiruttelicheri Parvatheeswarar Temple

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Tiruttelicheri Parvatheeswarar Temple [1] ( திருத்தெளிச்சேரி பார்வதீசுவரர் கோயில் [2] ])is a Hindu temple located at Tiruttelicheri in Pondicherry, India. Now the place is known as Koilpatthu. [3] The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Parvatheeswarar. His consort is known as Parvathi Ammai. [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 Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar. [4]

Literary mention

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

மந்தி ரந்தரு மாமறை யோர்கள் தவத்தவர்

செந்தி லங்கு மொழியவர் சேர்தெளிச் சேரியீர்
வெந்த லாகிய சாக்கிய ரோடு சமணர்கள்

தந்தி றத்தன நீக்குவித் தீரோர் சதிரரே.

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References

  1. "Sri Parvatheeswarar Temple". Dinamalar temples. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
  2. ta:திருத்தெளிச்சேரி பார்வதீசுவரர் கோயில்
  3. Parvatheeswarar Temple, Tiruthelicheri (now known as Koilpatthu)
  4. 1 2 Sri Parvatheeswarar Temple
  5. Tirugnanasambandar Tevaram, II: 3:10

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