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Tiruninriyur (திருனின்ரியுர் or வர்டி னிர்வபன புரம்)

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Tiruninriyur (திருனின்ரியுர் or வர்டி னிர்வபன புரம்)
Traditionally known as Varthi Nirvapana Puram.
Primary Deity: Mahalakshmeswara (மஹலக்ஷ்மெஸ்வர, பரிகெஸ்வர)
also known as Parikeswara
Consorts: Ulaga Nayaki (உலக னயகி)

Travel base, Address references
Located at:
Near: Mayiladuturai
Travelbase: Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India

– 7 KMs (Exactly) from Mayiladuturai enroute to Vaideeswaran Koyil

Shrines in & around
– Ganesha
– Subramanya
– Mahalakshmi
– Navagraha
– Bhairava
– Chandra

Legends and Notes
– Jamdagni, Parasurama and Agasthya are said to have worshipped here

– Vishnu and Lakshmi are said to have worshipped here and hence the name

– Parasuraama is believed to have endowed 36 measures (Veli) of land to this temple with the idea that the income generated from each measure would be used for a days worship here

– Lakshmi has worshipped Siva here to get a place in Vishnu’s heart

– The Chola King’s retinue’s lamps used to get put out upon crossing this temple

– The theertham has been described as one with fragrant blue flowers

Other Information
This temple is considered to be Siva Sthalam

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