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Vaitheeswaran Kovil Shrine to Mars

Banks of the River Cauvery | Nr. Myladuthurai Town, Nagapattinam, India
+91 96000 62135
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A holy trip to a god who takes care of our health Vaitheeswaran

Vaitheeswaran Koil is a very old temple near Mayiladuthurai and famous for the deity who himself... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Karthikeyan R
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Vaitheeswaran meaning the "God of healing" and it is believed that prayers to Vaitheeswaran can cure diseases

The temple has a five-tiered gopuram (temple tower) and large precincts. The central shrine is that... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Senthil281281
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Banks of the River Cauvery | Nr. Myladuthurai Town, Nagapattinam, India
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Vaitheeswaran Koil is a very old temple near Mayiladuthurai and famous for the deity who himself becomes a doctor and cures the diseases. The deity name is Vaitheeswaran and Devi is Thiyalnayaki. I also has Lord Muruga as Selva Muthukumaraswami. A very old temple and...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

The temple has a five-tiered gopuram (temple tower) and large precincts. The central shrine is that of Vaitheeswaran present as lingam in the inner most sanctum. The first precinct around the sanctum has the metal image of Subramanya, worhsipped here as Muthukumara Swamy. The other...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

The people here for remedy from various ailments, boils , pimpels and scars. they get the special oil from the tempel and apply on the body.as this is the place where danvantri siddha attained samadhi, people pray here for relief from various ailment the best...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I was amazed with the structure of this temple. A very old temple with superb vibrations. Make sure to visit Lord Vaitheswaran and Thayar Thayal Nayaki amman before proceeding to Chevvai Bagawan (Mars). Temple is usually crowded on Tuesdays. I went to the temple on...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

SIVA temple Thanvantri sanathi is there in this temple. It is one of the nine Navagraha (nine planets) temples and is associated with the planet Mars (Angaraka) Sevvai.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Temple is very beautiful. In search of what os nadi jothisham, i felt like this there is no use of taking finger print. They ask some questions through that they find out what is written in their palm leaf as our future. A beautiful experiance...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I recently visited this temple with my daughter. It is an ancient temple with high significance. People visit the temple due to various reasons. This is one of the Navagraha temple and also the moolavar Vaitheeswaran is well know for healing incurable diseases. When we...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Magnificent and beautiful shiva temple but again not maintainted . Here shiva established in vaidyanath avatar , curer of all diseases. One should bath in its kalyani first and then go in front of the diety. Jaggery, pepper and salt are donated to cure us...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Vaitheeswaran Temple is an ancient temple which has Siva as the physician who heals and there is a temple dedicated to Angarakan or Mars who was afflicted with leprosy and invoked Siva's blessings to overcome the disease. There is also a small enclosure which...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I travelled to this temple after getting an Indian palm leaf reading from Caribbean Psychics. The reading was so accurate and amazing that I had to travel to this place. The area is poor but the palm leaves exist and they even confirmed their alliance...More

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Bullnbear1
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You can reach Vaitheeswarankovil by road or by train from Chidambaram. There are a lot of buses plying between Chidambaram and Vaitheeswarankovil. But, only a few trains have stop at Vaitheeswarankovil. The distance is 30... More
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