Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Somanathar Temple, Serangulam, Mannargudi, Thiruvarur

Somanathar Temple, Serangulam, Mannargudi, Thiruvarur
Somanathar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Serangulam Village near Mannargudi town in Thiruvarur District of Tamilnadu. The Temple is located on the banks Pamani River. Presiding Deity is called as Somanathar as it was believed that Chandran worshipped Lord Shiva here. The Temple is east facing and has 3 tiered Rajagopuram. The Temple is having a Mukha Mandapam and Sanctum. Ambal is housed in separate shrine facing south.
Agasthya, Dhakshinamoorthy, Lingodhbava, Brahma and Durga are the Koshta Idols surrounding sanctum wall. There are shrines for Lord Vinayaga in south and Lord Muruga in north. Serangulam is located at about 5 Kms from Mannargudi, 13 Kms from Koothanallur, 30 Kms from Thiruvarur and 98 Kms from Trichy. Serangulam is well connected to Mannargudi by means of buses, auto-rickshaws and a mini-bus. Nearest Railway Station is located at Mannargudi and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy. 

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