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Temples of Tamilnadu
Navagraha Temples of Tamilnadu

The Naganathar temple known as the Kethu Navagrahastalam is located in the hamlet of Keezhperumpallam in the vicinity of Tiruvenkaadu near Mayiladuturai /Chidambaram in Tamilnadu.

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This is an ancient Saivite shrine where legend has it that Kethu, one of the 9 celestial bodies central to astrological beliefs worshipped Shiva.

Rahu and Ketu are associated with the legend of the churning of the milky ocean.   There is a shrine dedicated to Kethu in this temple where worship services are offered.


Templenet thanks Mr. C. Vedanarayanan (UK) for the photograph of the Keezhperumpallam temple shown above.

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