" Parasunathar temple at Muzhaiyur (Then Thali)
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Parasunathar temple at Muzhaiyur (Then Thali)
History:Parasunathar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Muzhaiyur near Kumbakonam in the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is dedicated to Shiva.The main deity, Parasunathar, is a Swayambu lingam with eight stripes with Ambal Gnanambihai.Nandhini, daughter of Kamadhenu worshipped here.Parasuramar worshipped here to clear off the sin due to the killing of his mother.
Raja Gopuram view
The city of Pazhayarai was once an important town in the Chola empire. The temple has been revered by the verses of Appar, Sambandar and Sundarar;Pazhayarai city, surrounded by Pazhayari Vadathali in the north, Araimetrali in the south and Thenthali in the south. This is the birth place of Mangayarkarasiyar, a saint amongst the 63 nayanmars.
Travel Information:This temple is located 6km away from Kumbakonam on the Kumbakonam - Aavoor road and around 2 km away from the Patteeswaram temple. The temple is 3 km away from Darasuram.
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