Sunday, December 29, 2013

Abhinambikai Abhimuktheshwarar temple- Padal petra sthalam- Lalitha Trisadhi temple

On the Kumbakonam Thiruvarur route after tirucherai is the almost forgotten temple now in very sad state. It is a padal petra sthalam sung by Appar and the place where Hyagreevar explained to Agasthya the Lalitha Trisadi manthiram.
When I visited the temple It was locked as the goats would have a free run. The very active wife of the priest opened the temple for me and I spent peaceful time inside.DSC04740

The elevated corridor leads to the main praharam where there is a Small sannidhi for Shiva and a south facing Ambal sanidhi.
The outer praharam has sannidhis for vinayaka, Murugan, Perumal, and various old idols of bhairavar and Shani DSC04744 DSC04763 DSC04747 DSC04748 DSC04749  DSC04751  DSC04753