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115. Tirukkollikkadu


Location: Tirukkollikkadu near Tiruvarur.
(Chola Naadu-South of Kaveri )
Shiva: Theevannanathar, Agneeswarar
Ambal: Panjinumelladiammai .
Theertham: Agni Theertham
Patikam : Sambandar, Appar
Travel Base: Thanjavur
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Description: This Shivastalam is located 4 km southwest of Tirunellikka near Tiruvarur. Tiruttenkoor is a Shivastalam in the vicinity. This shrine is regarded as the 115th in the series of Tevara Stalams in the Chola Region south of the river Kaveri.

Saturn's shrine is of significance here in this shrine where  The image above is that of Saneeswarar at Tirunallar.  The Navagrahas are in a single file as in Tiruvarur. Agni is believed to have worshipped Shiva. This west facing temple occupies an area of about an acre; 5 worship services are offered each day.

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