Aug 2, 2012

Veelinatheswarar Temple - Mappilai Swamy

In tamil language, Bride groom is called as Mapillai with respect and its a custom from ancient times.There are so many  rituals based upon this and some rituals like kasi yatra is so famous.

People who are unmarried visit a temple called Veelinatheswarar temple situated in a place called thiruveelimilalai in thiruvarur district where Lord siva here is seen as Bride groom with Amman parvathi who is called as sundarakusambigai.This temple is situated more than 1000 years old.


People who are married after visiting this temple offer abhisegam and special prayers and new clothes to lord siva and amman.

This temple is situated at a place called Thenkarai.Thenkarai can be reached through private vehicles from poonthottam.which is at a distance of 28 km on kumbakonam to mayiladuthurai route.

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