Aug 9, 2012

Iravatheeswarar Temple - Honeybee worship

In some temples present in india, sithars worship lord siva by taking an indifferent form that may be a very small one like a bee or some kind of insects such that they cannot be disturbed for a long time while they are in meditation.

A temple which is having honeybees inside a siva temple where main deity is present is situated in a place called thirykottaram in thiruvarur district.The temple is said to be more than 1000 years old.

Speciality:

Subar rishi is believed to be here in the form of honeybee for worshipping lord siva and amman sugantha kundhalambigai .People worship this lord and amman for getting married soon.

This temple is situated near 1 km in south direction from a place called velangudi which is situated in the route of kumbakonam to karaikal via nedunkadu. 

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