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Ratnasabhapathi Temple at Tiruvalankadu near Madras
(Paadal Petra Stalam, Cosmic Dance, Ratna Sabha)

Deities: Vada Aranyeswarar, Ratna Sabhapathi (Nataraja, Shiva), Kaali

Shiva is worshipped as the dancer UrdhvaThandavaMurthy here, along with Kali with whom he is said to have engaged in a dance contest..This is a very ancient shrine sung by the revered Saint poets. The cosmic dance hall is referred to as Ratna Sabha. Tiruvalankadu is within a couple of hours reach from Madras.

Access and Accomodation: Chennai, Tiruvalloor, Tiruttani

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