Thingalur(Chandran)-Sri Kailasanathar Temple

Name of the Temple

Sri  Kailasanathar Temple

Period of Origin

6th Century. There is a dispute about this temple, as it was sung by APPAR in Dhevaram and some says no.

Name of Deity



Sthalavriksham: VellaiArrali

Sthala Theertham: Chandra Theertham

Chandra Moola Mantram: om sram srim sraum sah chandraya namah.

Day Special : Monday

Planet: Moon


Lord Chandran married the 27 daughters[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][STARS ie.aswathi, barani, etc..]of king Daksha Prajapathi.As Chandran was very close to only the two wives Karthika and Rohini,the others complained about him to thier father.On hearing this,Dakshan argued with him,But chandran neglected his word.Hence Dakshan cursed him. To come out from the curse Chandran prayed. Lord Shiva saved him and asked him to offer poojas to Lord Kailasanathar and ambal Brihannayaki at Thingalur and he was given the power of blessing who are affected by Chandra Dosham.

Here Chandran is Positioned just opposite to Kailasanathar.Mondays are special days for Chandran.During the full moon day Chandran is more powerful. Raw Rice pudding mixed with jaggery,White flower and white cloth Offering made to Lord chandran here.

Tamil month of Panguni (March – April) on the full moon day (Pournami),the day before and on the succeeding day (3 days), the rays of the rising moon will fall on Lord Siva .This rare phenomenon occurs only in Thingalur and not anywhere else.

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[tab]Arulmigu Kailasanathar Alayam,


Thiruvaiyaru (post),

Thanjavur Dist,



Phone: +91-4362-262499


[tab](1) 14 kms from Thanjavur via Thirivaiyaru

(2) 31 kms from Kumbakonam via Swamimalai


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