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Sri Bhoominathar temple
 
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Moolavar: Bhoominathar
  Urchavar: -
  Amman / Thayar: Jagadhambikai
  Thala Virutcham: Pancha Vrukshas (five trees) – Magizham,Vanni, Athi, Vilwa and Kurunthai
  Theertham: -
  Agamam / Pooja : -
  Old year: 500-1000 years old
  Historical Name: -
  City: Trichy
  District: Thiruchirapalli
  State: Tamil Nadu
 
Singers:
     
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 Festival:
     
  Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, Aadi Pooram in July-August, Navarathri in September-October, Aipasi Annabishek and Skanda Sashti in October-November, and Tirukarthikai in November-December and Guru Pujas for Nalvar the authors of Thevaram and Tiruvasagam hymns and Sekkizhar, author of Peria Puranam covering the life stories of celebrated Saivite saints. Special festivals – theertha Utsav is celebrated for Panchamurthis on Masi Magam (February-March) and Thai Poosam in January-February.  
     
 Temple's Speciality:
     
  Sri Nandi Deva with his four hands graces at the feet of Lord Nataraja in the temple playing the drum (Maddhala). Sri Nandi Deva is also the bull vehicle of Lord Shiva.  
     
Opening Time:
    
 The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. 
   
Address:
   
  Sri Bhoominathar Temple, Trichy – 620 001.  
   
Phone:
   
  +91 431 2711 3360 
    
 General Information:
     
 

Sri Nandi Deva appears playing the Maddhala melodiously sitting at the feet of Lord Nataraja.  Great woman Saivite Saint Karaikal Ammayar is also near the Lord in her Ghost form.  Lord Dakshinamurthi around the wall of Lord Shiva has his Vimana (tower above the shrine).  The temple has five trees (pancha Vrukshas) – Magizham, Vanni, Athi, Vilwam and Kurndhai.  There are shrines for Nalvar – Gnanasambandar, Tirunavukkarasar, Sundarar and Manickavasagar –Sekkizhar, Lord Vinayaka under Vanni tree, Lord Nagabarana Vinayaka, Saptha Kannikas (seven virgins), Lord Kasi Viswanathar with Mother Visalakshhi, Sri Anjaneya, Lord Muruga with His consorts Valli and Deivanai, Chandikeswara, Chandikeswari and Kalabhairava.  Guardian deity Karuppannar shrine is at the entrance of the temple.  Sun God in the Navagraha (9 planets) shrine graces with His consorts Usha and Pradyusha.

 
     
 
Prayers
    
 

Those facing land and house property disputes pray to Lord Bhoominathar.

 
    
Thanks giving:
    
  Devotees offer rice mixed with vegetables grown under the soil as carrot, beetroot, groundnut etc. 
    
 Greatness Of Temple:
     
 

Those facing problems in land, house and other constructions are advised to take part in the Yagna performed on Vasthu days.  Abishek is performed to Lord Bhoolokanathar with the puja water in five pots (kalasas).  It is at this time, devotees offer rice nivedhana mixed with root vegetables and groundnut grown under the soil.

 
     
  Temple History:
     
 

A king ruling this region had an administrative problem which he could not solve despite all efforts.  A great yogi came to his place.  The king explained his problem.  The yogi told him that there was a defect in the construction of his palace and advised to worship Lord Shiva.  The king installed a Linga and worshipped and named the Linga Bhoominathar.  He found a solution then.  A shrine was later built for Mother too and was named Jegadambikai.

 
     
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