This is 1 of the ancient temples and also portion of 276 padal petra sthalam. This temple is situated on close to the beach on the ECR road of Chennai.
This is 1 of the temples exactly where we have suyambu lingam and it is just about two feet tall.
The siva lingam right here is known as as Marudeeswarar indicates who has offered medicinal worth to remedy all illness. There is a sturdy beleif that visitng this temple will remedy any sort of illness that individuals go via. Parvathi is known as as Tiripurasundari and resides in a separate mandapam adjacent to Lord Marudeswarar.
This temple has been visited and sung by each Appar and Thirugnanasambandar.
This temple has been visited and prayed by many sages like Valmiki, Sage Agasthiya, Lord Brahma, Indira, Kamadenu , Lord Rama, Brigu Maharishi, lord Yama and lots of much more. This temple has entrances on each east and west side and each have five tier gopurams. The 1 situated on the ECR road is the west side gopuram which has just 1 gate entrance whilst the east side 1 has three gate entrances.
There are two version of history about the go to of Sage Valmiki, 1 version states that sage valmiki visited this location to get rid of his sins that he did as a robber and was blessed by Lord Siva, other version, Sage Valmiki wanted to get rid of his mortal physique and attain salvation, reaching this location , he worked Lord Siva, who appeared in front of Vanni tree (sthala virusham) and blessed him and offered Salvation. In either versions, Lord Siva wanted the name of this location in memory of his devotee and named it as Thiruvalmikiyur, nevertheless this turned out to be as Thirvanmiyur in present trend, nonetheless there is a location known as Valmiki nagar in this region. Pretty close by to this temple, there is yet another temple for Sage Valmiki.
Also when Sage Agasthiyar was suffering from stomach discomfort and workshiped lord Siva right here who once more appeared in the marriage type with Goddess Parvathi beneath Vanni tree and offered medicinal actions to remedy his discomfort, Sage Agasthiyar also requested and got the information of all the medicinal herbs that remedy illness, therefore the principal deity Lord Siva is known as as Marudeeswarar.
Divine cow visted this location and did milk abhishekam each day to get rid of her sins and therefore the lord is also known as as Palvanna nathar.Lord Rama, Hanuman have visited this location whilst coming in search of Sita, Lord Brahma visited this location and workshiped Leord Siva and also constructed the temple tank. Lord Yama visited this location to get rid of his sins that he did with Markandeyar and was blessed right here by Lord Siva.
This temple has many history and hymns sung by Appar and Thirugnanasambandar. Temple also has references in other temples like Kapaleeswarar temple which shows the history. King Rajendra chola visited this temple many occasions throughout his rule and donated many factors for the temple. Inscriptions of this are identified in the temple that goes back to 11th century.
Sage Arunagirinathar visited this temple and sung hymns on Lord Murugar in Thirupugazh compilation throughout 16th century.
Only Siva temple that is observed facing west, whilst Tirupurasundari goddess faces south and each Lord Vinayakar and Murugar face east,
Major mantapam has status of 63 nayanmars , Bairavar, Lord Vishnu, Natarajar , Vinayakar , Gajalakshmi inside the principal mandapa prakaram.
Temple follows standard aru kala pooja and Panguni festival is celebrated right here in grandeur
This temple is situated on the ECR road and simply accessible inside the city. All the 3 temples, Kapaleeswarar in mylapore , Thiyagarayar in Tiruvotiyur and Marudeeswar in Thiruvanmiyur types the trinity temple for the Chennai city.