(Last Updated on : 08/12/2009)
Paridiniyamam Temple is 101st in the series of Tevara Stalams south of the river Kaveri. Markandeyar was blessed here on the day of Margazhi Tiruvadirai. There are legends associated with King Sibi discovering this shrine by accident.It has two prakarams and covers an area of about an acre. The Sun's rays fall on the sanctum on the 19th day of the month of Panguni (Pisces), hence the name Paridiniyamam. Shiva is called Paruthiappar. The temple faces east and has a five tiered Rajagopuram. The Ambal shrine is in the outermost prakaram. There is an image of Surya worshipping Shiva.
Kartikai Deepam, Arudra Darisanam, Tai Poosam, Masi Magam, Pankuni Uthiram, Chitra Pournami, Aadi Pooram, Aavani Moolam, Navaratri & Deepavali are celebrated here.
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