Thursday, December 27, 2012

Thiru Boologanathar Temple inTrichy

Trichy City has the famous five shiva temples representing the five elements.This is the temple representing Earth.

How to reach:

On East Boulevard road it is an imposing temple easily found out.IMG_0129

The temple is famous for its five sthala vrukshams which have been here since ages. It conveys the meaning of oneness with nature with Shiva nurturingthe Earth. it has been in existance since 700 AD with Chola pallava and krishnadevaraya’s contributions.

As you enter the courtyard via the rajagopuram you see the nandi  and the KodimaramIMG_0130

 

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The main sanctum houses a shiva lingam facing east and the Jagadambikai ambal sannidi facing South on the right hand side.

The outer courtyard has  vinayakar, Murugan sannidhis. The Bhairavarsannidhi is seperate.

A small and peaceful temple