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Sri Nandeeswarar temple
 
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Moolavar: Nandeeswarar
  Urchavar: -
  Amman / Thayar: -
  Thala Virutcham: Vilvam
  Theertham: -
  Agamam / Pooja : Agamam
  Old year: 1000-2000 years old
  Historical Name: Thirichiramalai
  City: Trichy
  District: Thiruchirapalli
  State: Tamil Nadu
 
Singers:
     
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 Festival:
     
  Special pujas are performed to Nandikeswara on Pradosham days – 13th day from new moon or full moon days.  
     
 Temple's Speciality:
     
  While Pradosha puja is offered to Nandhi in Lord Shiva temples only, this puja is offered in this temple where Nandi is alone (without Lord Shiva).  
     
Opening Time:
    
 The temple is open from 8.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. 
   
Address:
   
  Sri Nandeeswarar Temple, Near Thayumanaswami Temple Teppakulam at Trichy Fort, Trichy – 620 001.  
   
Phone:
   
  +91 431 270 4621 
    
 General Information:
     
 

A 40 feet tall flag post made of stone ageing 300 years is behind Nandeeswarar.  There is a Nandhi on the top of the flag post – Kodimaram also.  After puja to Nandhi, puja is performed to this flag post also.  Lord Sevvandhi Vinayaka Shrine is under the flag post, also called Sevvandhinathar facing west.  Sri Veera Anjaneya shrine is near this shrine.

 
     
 
Prayers
    
 

Devotees pray to Nandeeswara seeking relief from various problems they face.

 
    
Thanks giving:
    
  Various types of dressings (Alankaras) are offered to Nandeeswara including sandal paste covering during Pradosha time.  
    
 Greatness Of Temple:
     
 

Lord Nandeeswara in the temple is 7 feet tall, 10 feet long covering a circumference of 16 feet.  Many types of Alankaras are followed including sandal paste application. People pray for total peace in life.

 
     
  Temple History:
     
 

Lord Shiva performs His cosmic dance during the Pradosha time (said to be between 4.30 p.m. and 6.00 p.m. every day) in between the two horns of Sri Nandi.  Seeking darshan of Lord Shiva and going round the prakara during this time is equal to one crore rounds.  The devotee should worship the Lord through the horns of Nandi.  As Nandi alone is in this temple, this methodical worship brings double benefit to the devotee.

 

This is a sub-temple attached to Sri Thayumanaswami Temple in Trichy Fort, built during the chola period.  It is also said that the Nandhi known as Adhikara Nandhi was part of the Thayumanavar temple.  As the pathways to the temple were blocked in later days, Nandi was isolated from the main temple and thus became a temple by itself.  Pujas are presently performed to Nandi alone.

 
     
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