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149. Tiruttinai Nagar

திருத்தினை  நகர்

Location: Teertanagiri near Cuddalore, Aalappakkam
(Nadu Naadu)
Shiva: Sivakkozhuntheeswarar .
Ambal: Oppilaa Nayaki, Neelambika
Vriksham: Konrai
Theertham: Jambava Thadakam
Patikam : Sundarar
Travel Base:Chidambaram
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Description: This Shivastalam is located in the vicinity of Cuddalore in Nadu Naadu. This is the 5th of the 22 Tevara Stalams in the Nadu Naadu  region of Tamilnadu.

Legends: Jambavan is said to have worshipped Shiva here. Local legend holds that Shiva tilled the land and grown 'Thinai' & blessed a devotee and his family, who had promised a meal to him.  The Sivalingam is said to have been discovered in the relatively large temple tank here. (The image above is that of a Shivalingam at the Margabanduswamy temple at Virinchipuram near Vellore).

Festivals: Four worship services are carried out each day here.This temple celebrates its Bhramotsavam in the month of Vaikasi (Taurus).

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