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Tirukkudavaayil (திருக்குடவயில்)

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Tirukkudavaayil (திருக்குடவயில்)
Primary Deity: Koneswara (கொனெஸ்வர, கொன னத)
also known as Kona Natha
Consorts: Brihannayaki (ப்ரிஹன்னயகி)

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

– 16 KMs (Exactly) from Nannilam

Related temples
– located nearby is 1114 – Tirukkollampudur, Vilva Vaneswara

Legends and Notes
– Shiva is said to have appeared out of a pot (Kudam) and relieved Drinabindu Munivar of his leprosy

– It is believed that when the great deluge submerged the earth, Vishnu remained afloat in an earthen vessel that stretched from Kodavasal to Kumbhakonam

– It is also believed that a part of the celestial nectar Amritam dropped here; hence a bath in the temple tank here is considered sacred (mandatory by some) during the Mahamagam festival at Kumbhakonam

Other Information
This temple is considered to be Siva Sthalam

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