Valipureeswarar temple, Pandithakudi, Tiruvarur

Sri Valipureeswarar temple is located in the main village referred as Pandithakudi, in the district of Tiruvarur, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The commanding deity of this temple is Valipureeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none.

The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is well water. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. This temple is about 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this spot is Pandithakudi.

The main festival of this temple are Panguni Uthiram in March-April, Maha Shivrathri in February-March; Purattasi Navarathri in September-October,  Mondays of Karthikai Tamil month covering November-December, Thai Poosam in January-February, Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January,  Pongal, Deepvalli, Vinayaka Chaturthi, Margazhi Tiruvadirai in December-January, Vaikasi Thiruvadhirai in May-June, Aipasi and Annabishekam in October-November are celebrated in the shrine.

The temple is open for all the Hindus from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Lord Shiva facing west is a swayambu murthy in this shrine. During the festive and auspicious days plus religious important days are marked with long hours of temple remaining open for devotees and pilgrims. According to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, this temple is a wish fulfiller temple that makes all desires and wishes coming true after a wholehearted prayer to the Lord. Later the same devotee or pilgrim offers thanks giving puja or ritual to the lord with a comfortable heart of happiness and joy.

Address – Sri Valipureeswarar temple, Pandithakudi, Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu

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