Paramasivan Temple, Bodinayakkanur in Theni

Sri Paramasivan temple is based in the holy town referred as Bodinayakanur, in the district of Theni, in the state of Tamil Nadu in Southern India. The main deity of this temple is Paramasivan (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none.

The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. 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 holy place is Bodinayakanur.

The main festivals of this temple are Shivarathri in Febuary – March, Arudra darshan-Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January; Aipasi Skanda Sashti and Annabishekam in October-November, Aavani Puttu-pudding festival in August-September; 10 day Brahmmotsavam in Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, 10 day Panguni Uthiram with float festival and flag hoisting in March-April; Masi month, Deepavalli, Pongal, Navarathri, English and Tamil New Year days, Car festival, Aippasi Annabhishekam, Markali Tiruvaathirai, Deepavalli, Pongal, New Year day, Navarathri and other Lord Shiva related festivals in this particular shrine.

The temple remains open for devotees and pilgrims from early morning to mid- noon and later in the late evening to dusk. The temple’s Specialty is that the Lord is Swayambumurthy in the shrine. It is the most sought after ancient Shiva temple in the district, region and south India. Dravidian temple architecture style is reflected on a large scale in this particular shrine in all angles. Head priest performs most of the special pujas and rituals in this temple with great devotion and dedication.

Address- Sri Paramasivan temple, Bodinayakanur, Theni, Tamil Nadu

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