Book Travels Madurai - Thanjavur Chandra Bagwan Temple
Rumors have spread far and wide suggesting that there carried on with a shipper Appoodi Adikal, a nayanar in the town of Thingalur who was a lover of Shiva. Appoodi Adikal held Thirunavukkarasar in high respects. He had numerous foundations in the town named after Thirunavukkarasar. At some point, Appar (Thirunavukkarasar) showed up at Thingalur and was amazed to see such countless foundations in his name. Apoodi Adigal was entranced to meet his godlike object face to face and sent off a fabulous banquet. He sent his child to pick plaintain leaves who was killed by a venomous snake nibble while the holy person was being facilitated. Appar, moved by Appoodi Adikal's commitment is said to have inexplicably reestablished the fellow to life.During the Tamil month of Purattasi (Sep - Oct) and Panguni (March - April), moon light falls straightforwardly on the picture of the managing god. According to another legend, Chandra (moon), the attractive looking divinity, wedded 28 little girls of Dakkan. He showed inclination just to the final remaining one among them, which incensed the others. They generally griped it to Dakkan, who reviled moon to lose every one of his powers. Chandra is accepted to have loved Kailasanathar at this spot and was reestablished every one of his powers.
The Chandiranaar Temple (likewise called Kailasanathar sanctuary or Thingalur sanctuary) is a Hindu sanctuary in the town of Thingalur, 33 kilometers (21 mi) from Kumbakonam on the Kumbakonam - Thiruvayyar street in the South Indian province of Tamil Nadu. The directing god is Soma (moon). In any case, the primary symbol in the sanctuary is that of Kailasanathar or Shiva. The sanctuary is viewed as one of the nine Navagraha sanctuaries in Tamil Nadu. Thingalur is the origination of Appothi Adigal an enthusiastic lover of holy person Thirunavukkarasar, however the sanctuary has no resources connected with the holy person.
The sanctuary has four day to day customs at different times from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and four yearly celebrations on its schedule. Mahasivarathri, Margazhi Thiruvadirai, Panguni Uthiram and Thirukartigai are the significant celebrations celebrated in the sanctuary. The town finds superficial notice in the seventh century Tamil Saiva accepted work, the Tevaram, composed by Tamil holy person writers referred to as the Nayanars and delegated Vaippu Sthalam.
The first complicated is accepted to have been worked by Cholas, while the current workmanship structure was worked during the Nayak during the sixteenth 100 years. In current times, the sanctuary is kept up with and controlled by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu. The sanctuary is well known for first taking care of rice to baby kids.
The sanctuary is situated in the town of Thingalur, 33 kilometers (21 mi) from Kumbakonam on the Kumbakonam - Thiruvayyar street and 18 km (11 mi) away from Thanjavur. The sanctuary has an as of late constructed three-layered rajagopuram encompassed by single prakaram, shut regions of the sanctuary. The spot is respected by the sections of Appar, however since there is no notice about the divinity, it isn't named Padal petra stalam. The picture of Chandra is situated in the principal region and houses the picture made of dark stone and normally clad with white fabric. The sanctuary tank is named Chandrapushkarani.The gopuram and the focal place of worship points toward the East, while the fundamental entry points toward the South. There are different places of worship for Ambal, Subramanya, Gajalakshmi and Bhairavar. In present day times, the sanctuary is kept up with and controlled by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu.
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