Marundeeswarar Temple, Thiruvanmiyur

One view of the marundeesrarar temple, Thiruvanmiyur.
One view of the Marundeesrarar temple, Tiruvanmiyur.

One of the 275 paadal petra sthalangal. Appar and Gnanasambandhar have sung about this temple and the presiding deity in the 7-8th century CE. Shiva is believed to have imparted knowledge to Agastyar about the herbs and their curative properties. Hence, the name Marundeeswarar.

Location: Tiruvanmiyur, East Coast Road (ECR) Chennai.[12°59’6″ N 80°15’37” E]

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