Veezhinatheswarar Temple in Thiruveezhimizhalai, Tiruvarur

Sri Veezhinatheswarar temple is located in the village named Thiruveezhimizhalai in the district of Tiruvarur, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The main deity of this temple is Veezhinatheswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Sundarakushanmbikai. The festival deity of this temple is Kalyanasundareswarar.

The holy tree of this temple is Veezhi. The holy water of this temple is Vishnu theertham. 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.

It is to be noted that near the flag post, there is also a Shiva Linga called (Dwajasthamba). In the temple complex, as a marriage hall, the Mahamandapa appears. It is to be noted that there is a rare deity named as Mappillaiswami (Mappillai – son-in-law) in this temple. It is to be remembered that most of the people who attain the age of their 61st birth day with family members, relatives, well wishers and friends.

The devotees and pilgrims pray wholeheartedly for removal of immediate obstacles in marriage talks and success for child boon. They indulge in thanks giving prayers, archanas, abishek and offer cloths to Mother Godddess and Lord. The festivals of this temple are Shivarathri in February – March, Vaikunta Ekadahi day, Amavasya day, Pournima, New Year day according to Georgian calendar and Hindi traditional calendar.  It is to be highly noted that in this temple, in the sanctum Sanctorum, the Lord appears in the Wedding Form.

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