Tiruppariyalur Temple, Parasalur near Mayiladuturai, Semponaar Koyil, Tamil Nadu
This temple is located at Parasalur near Mayiladuturai, Semponaar Koyil. The deity worshipped is Shiva.
(Last Updated on : 22/01/2009)
Tiruppariyalur Temple is one of the 8 Veerattastalams of Shiva, and is also known as Dakshapuram. The Yaga Samhara moorthy is of great craftsmanship. It is the 15th in the series of Tevara Stalams located south of the river Kaveri.
Dakshan and his ego were vanquished here. The temple tank is regarded as the sacrificial altar of Daksha. During drought the actual altar is visible at the bottom. The gods got rid of their fear caused by the demon Dharuka here.
This is a small temple with a single prakaram. Inscriptions from the period of Jatavarman Sundara Pandya and Krishnadevaraya are found here.
: Sundays in the month of Kartikai (Scorpio) are considered sacred, and the festival images are taken around in procession. Other festivals celebrated here include Arudra Darisanam, Aadi Pooram and Navaratri.
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