Category Archives: Nine Nagara Kovil

The Nagarathars or Nattukottai chettiars community is classified on the basis of nine temples of nine different villages called, “Nagara Kovils”. Though these nine villages doesn’t fall under ‘Nagarathar oor’ i.e. Chettinad towns, every nagarathar family belongs to one of the clans from any one of these temples.

All the nine temples cast ‘Shaivism’ i.e. ‘Saiva Samayam’. Lord Shiva and Godess Parvathi are the main deities in these nine nagara temples.

Mathur

Arulmigu Ainootreeswarar Periyanayaki Temple, Mathur

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Temple : Mathur Inootreeswarar Periyanayaki Kovil

Location : Mathur, (via Ariyakudi) 5 km away from karaikudi.

Deities : Ainootreeswarar (Lord Shiva) with Periyanayaki (Goddess Parvathi)

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Temple contact details :
Arulmigu Ainootreeswarar Periyanayaki Kovil,
Mathur.
Pincode : 630 202
Sivangangai dist
Ph: 04565-231862

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Velankudi

Arulmigu Sandeeswarar Kamatchiyammai Temple, Velangudi

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Temple : Velangudi Sandeeswarar Kamatchiammai Kovil

Location : Velangudi, (via Kottaiyur) 10 km away from karaikudi.

Deities : Sandeeswarar (Lord Shiva) with Kamatchiyammai (Goddess Parvathi)

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Temple contact details :
Arulmigu Sandeeswarar Kamatchiyammai Kovil,
Velangudi.
Pincode : 630 106
Sivangangai dist

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Soorakudi

Arulmigu Desikanathar Aavudayanayaki Temple, Sooraikudi

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Temple : Soorakudi Desikanathar Aavudayanayaki Kovil

Location : Sooraikudi, 10 km away from karaikudi.

Deities : Desikanathar (Lord Shiva) with Aavudayanayaki (Goddess Parvathi) and Vairavar

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Temple contact details :
Arulmigu Desikanathar Aavudayanayaki Kovil,
Surakkudi.
Pincode : 630102
Sivangangai dist
Ph: 04565-281575

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Nemam

Arulmigu Jeyankondasoleeswarar Soundharanayaki Temple, Nemam

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Temple : Nemam Jayankonda Choleeswarar Soundharanayagi Kovil

Location : Nemam, 12 km away from karaikudi.

Deities : Jayankonda Choleeswarar (Lord Shiva) with Soundharanayaki (Goddess Parvathi) and Vairavar

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Temple contact details :
Arulmigu Jeyankondasoleeswarar Soundaranayaki Kovil,
Nemam.
Pincode : 630206
Sivangangai dist
Ph: 04577-264196

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Vairavanpatti

Arulmigu Valarolinadar Vadivudaimmai Temple, Vairavanpatti

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Temple : Vairavanpatti Valarolinathar Vadivudaiammai Kovil

Location : Vairavanpatti, 15 km away from karaikudi.

Deities : Valaroli Nathar (Lord Shiva) with Vadivudaiammai (Goddess Parvathi) and Vairavar

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Temple contact details :
Arulmigu Valarolinadar Vadivudamaai Kovil,
Vairavanpatti.
Pincode : 630212
Sivangangai dist
Ph: 04577-264237

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Iraniyur

Arulmigu Aatkondanadaswamy Sivapurandevi Temple, Iraniyur

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Temple : Iraniyur Atkondanathar Sivapurandevi Kovil

Location : lraniyur, 25 km away from karaikudi.

Deities : Aatkonda Nathar (Lord Shiva) and Sivapuram Devi (Goddess Parvathi)

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Temple contact details :
Arulmigu Aatkondanadaswamy sivapuranthevi kovil,
Iraniyur.
Pincode : 630205
Sivangangai dist
Ph: 04577-265645, 9842480309

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Illupaikkudi

Arulmigu Thanthondreeswarar Soundaryanayaki Temple, Iluppaikudi

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Temple : Thanthondreeswarar – Soundaryanayaki Kovil

Location : Iluppaikudi, 5 km away from karaikudi.

Deities : Thanthondreeswarar also called as Swayamprakasheswarar / Suyamprakaseswarar(Lord Shiva) and Soundaryanayaki (Goddess Parvathi). Lord Bhairava holding the Akshayapathra, with twin dogs is the special deity here.

History : 500yrs old

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Temple contact details :
Arulmigu Thanthondreeswarar Soundaryanayaki Kovil,
Iuppaikudi Devasthanam,
Iluppaikudi.
Pincode : 630 202
Sivaganga dist
Ph: +91-4561-221810, 9442043493

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