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Brahmapureeswarar Temple

Seerkazhi

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The Brahmapureeswarar Temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and Goddess Thirunilainayaki. This temple complex has 3 different shrines to Shiva, with the main Brahmapureeswarar Shrine in the lower level. The second level has idols of Periyanakar with Periyanayaki on a Thoni, due to which the shrine is named as Thoniappar.

The Seerkazhi Temple has around 22 Theerthams with the main one being the Brahma Theertham, where many ancient saints have taken bath and offered their prayers. There are four tall gopurams on each side of the temple, with a high boundary wall. Daily, puja is done six times by the priests, three before noon and three in the evening. The temple is known for celebrating the Brahmotsavam Festival during the Tamil month of Chithra.

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    Jagdish Raval4.3/5

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    Three different forms of Shiva

    On 3rd day of our twelve days religious personal tour in pious Shravan month from Chennai to Trivandrum by taxi, we visited this holy temple at beginning of journey. It is just at a 20 km from Chidambaram. Sirkazi Bhramapureeswarar is an ancient temple complex with three different Shiva Shrines. The Bhramapureeswarar shrine is housed in the lower level. The second level houses Periyanakar with Periyanayaki on a Thoni, hence the name Thoniappar. Is also housed here. Three different forms of Shiva are worshipped here, the Shivalingam, a colossal image of Uma Maheswarar (Toniappar) at the medium level, and Bhairavar (Sattanathar) at the upper level. The temple is known by the legend of child Sambandar who is believed to have been fed by Parvathi on the banks of the temple tank. The child later went on to composeTevaram, a Saiva canonic literature on Shiva and became one of the most revered Saiva poets in South India. A nice visit. Must visit place for devotee of Lord Shiva.

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