(Last Updated on : 13-02-2015)
Tenkoor temple is a holy shrine nestled in the Tamil Nadu state of India
. Tenkoor temple is 116th in the series of Tevara Stalams south of the river Kaveri
. It is situated in the vicinity of Tirunellikka near Tiruvarur. This temple
is considered to be Siva Sthalam.
Legends of Tenkoor Temple
As per legends, Navagrahams and Lakshmi
worshipped Shiva here. Shiva
's shrine is located in front of Lakshmi's. The Shiva Ganga
tank is located north of the temple. Asura Guru Sukracharyar
regained his eyesight after worshipping Shiva here. After the great deluge that submerged the earth
, this temple tank is where clear water
collected, hence the name Tengoor. Vaikasi Vishakam is celebrated here.
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