2014-08-07 (2), Vishamangaleswarar Temple, Thudaiyur, Trichy
2014-08-07 (2), Vishamangaleswarar Temple, Thudaiyur, Trichy

Vishamangaleswarar Temple, Thudaiyur, Trichy

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Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
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 Vishamangaleswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Thudaiyur Village near Tiruvasi in Trichy District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Vishamangaleswarar / Kadambavaneswarar. Mother is called as Veeramangaleswari. Thudaiyur is also called as Thodaiyur. This Temple finds a place in Appar’s Thevaram. Hence it is also considered as Thevara Vaipu Sthalam.


Legend / Local stories

Visham Theenda Pathi:

It is believed that people in this place do not suffer from any poisonous bites. Hence this place is called as Visham Theenda Pathi.


The Lord is called Visha (poison) Mangaleswarar (one who gives Mangalam, prosperity, happiness, wellbeing) as he had consumed the Alakala Poison coming out of the sea when it was churned.

People who worshipped Lord Shiva here:

Sahadevan, one of the Pandavas, was believed to have prayed here and became an expert in astrology. Banumathi, wife of Duryodhana, had also prayed here. As per the temple legend, Achala Nisumithra Maharishi prays here even today.

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How to Reach:

The Temple is located at about 7 Kms from Thiruvasi, 11 Kms from Thirupparaithurai, 13 Kms from Jeeyapuram, 10 Kms from Elamanur, 10 Kms from Srirangam, 17 Kms from Trichy. The Temple is situated in Trichy Salem road. The temple is on the left of the road on a bit of land which is between the Kaveri and the left bank canal. Nearest Railway Stations are located at Srirangam, Elamanur and Trichy. Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

See also  Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

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