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Kaichinam (கிகினம்)

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Kaichinam (கிகினம்)
Primary Deity: Hrudaya Kamala Natha (ஹ்ருடய கமல னத, கரகின்னெஸ்வர)
also known as Karachinneswara Consorts: Matsayadakshi (மட்ஸயடக்ஸி)

Travel base, Address references
Located at: Tirunellikka
Near: Tiruvarur
Travelbase: Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

– 3 KMs East (Exactly) from Tirunellikka
– near Tirutturaippundi

Shrines in & around
– Rishibha Dakshinamurthy

Legends and Notes
– Indra is believed to have worshiped here. Finger imprints, said to be that of Indra are seen on this Shivalingam made of earth and hence the name Kaichinnam. Indar is said to have been relieved of his afflictions upon worshipping here, and is said to have been blessed with a vision of Tyagarajar

– Drinabindu muni is believed to have worshipped here.

– Agasthya is blessed here

Other Information
This temple is considered to be Siva Sthalam

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