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Vaideeswaran Temple at Vaideeswaran Koil near Chidambaram
(Navagraha Stalam, Paadal Petra Stalam)

Deities: Vaideeswaran, Taiyal Nayaki, Muthukumaraswamy (Shiva, Parvati, Subramanya Swamy)

An ancient temple dedicated to Shiva - as Vaideeswaran literally meaning the divine provider of cures. Adorned with imposing towers, mandapams and pillars, this well visited shrine has been sung by the Saivite Saint Poets. It is of said that Angarakan - Mars, Kartikeya, Jatayu and the Rig Veda worshipped Shiva here. This shrine is also referred to as an Angarakasthalam.

Access and Accomodation: Chidambaram, Mayiladuturai

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