Aavoor Pasupteeswaram Temple - Informative & researched article on Aavoor Pasupteeswaram Temple
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesIndian Temples


in  
 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
History of India|Indian Temples|Indian Museums|Indian Literature|Geography of India|Flora & Fauna|Indian Purans|Indian Philosophy|Indian Administration|Indian Languages|Education
Home > Reference > Indian Temples > Indian Regional Temples > South Indian Temples > Temples of Tamil Nadu > Aavoor Pasupteeswaram Temple
Aavoor Pasupteeswaram Temple
Aavoor Pasupteeswaram Temple is 21st in the series of Tevara Stalams and is located south of the river Kaveri.
 
 Aavoor Pasupteeswaram Temple was built by Kochenkann Cholan. This temple is the 21st in the series of Tevara Stalams located south of the river Kaveri. Kamadhenu came down to the earth here and worshipped Shiva. Brahma, the Saptarishis, the Devas, Indra, Surya, the Navagrahas and Vasishta worshiped Shiva here. The hillock on which the temple is built was a result of the tussle between Adiseshan and Vayu as in Tirunallur.

A five-tiered Rajagopuram sits atop the entrance of the temple. The temple occupies over an acre. Inscriptions from the period of Rajendra Chola III are seen here.

(Last Updated on : 05/12/2009)
More Articles in Temples of Tamil Nadu  (486)
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Temples
Devi Talab Mandir
Devi Talab Mandir is an ancient temple situated in the centre of Jalandhar. It is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas in India.
Shri Sheetala Devi Temple
Shri Sheetala Devi Temple also known as a ‘Shakti Peeth’ is dedicated to Mata Sheetala Devi.
Ambika Mata Temple
Ambika Mata temple located in Rajasthan is dedicated to Goddes Ambika. The temple dating back to the 10th century is maintained by the State Department of Archaeology and Museum.
Temples of Daman and Diu
Temples of Daman and Diu resonates the fabled wonders of the union territory.
Temples of Maharashtra
Temples of Maharashtra are of immense religious and historical importance which forms the major places of visit for devotees.
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
Forum
Forum on Indian Temples
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Reference
 
 
Aavoor Pasupteeswaram Temple - Informative & researched article on Aavoor Pasupteeswaram Temple
Sitemap
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.