Aiyarappar Temple, Thiruvaiyaru, Thanjavur

Sri Aiyarappar temple is located in the village named Thiruvaiyaru, in the district of Thanjavur, in state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The primary deity of this temple is Aiyarappar (Lord Shiva) and his consorts are none.

The holy tree of this temple is none. The holy water of this temple is none. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. This temple is nearly 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this place is none.

The important festivals of this temple are Maha Shivrathri in February-March, on April 14, Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September; Deepavali in October-November, Vaikasi Visakam in May-June; Aani Tirumanjanam in June-July, Chithirai first day being Tamil New Years day, Purattasi Navarathri in September-October and Panguni Uthiram in March-April are the festivals celebrated in grand manner in this temple.

It is one of the sought after temple in this region. The temple remains open for devotees and pilgrims from early morning to mid- noon and later in the late evening to dusk. Even thanks giving pujas are performed in this temple wholeheartedly by the devotees and pilgrims. In this temple, Lord Shiva is a Swayambumurthi. Pujas and rituals are grandly performed for this Linga only. It is to be noted that in this temple, devotees and pilgrims worshipping will never ever suffer from poverty and are really sure to attain salvation, according to the strong belief. On the other hand, the temple remains open throughout the day during all the auspicious days and religious important days for the devotees.

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