means moon. Chandra (which also means moon) who meditated got his
curses absolved by Thayar and hence the place is known as Indhalur
and Thayar is named Chandrasapavimochanavalli. Sayana Perumal has
Chaturbuja. Cauvery matha, Gangamatha can be seen near the head
and foot of the Lord. (As Ee promised river Cauvery to increase
her status, he made her as his bed at Srirangam, took her as his
mother at Thirucherai and here at Thiru Indhaloor, he has taken
river Cauvery above his head. Thus gave her the same status as river
Ganges who is on the head of Lord Shiva). Adaimuga Snan at Mudavan
Muzhukku at the Cauvery delta is considered sacred and devotees
from all over India assemble here for the Ayppasi ( Oct-Nov) festival.
Sri Rangam is known as Aadhi Arangam (first) while Thirukudanthai
is Maddhiya Arangam (Middle) and Thiru Indhaloor is known as Andhiya
Thaayaar - Parimala Ranganaayaki, Chandrasaaba Vimosanavalli, Pundareekavalli.
Theertham - Indu Puskarini.
Thirumangaialwar - 1328-1337, 2674
Total of 11 Paasurams.
||Parimala Ranganathan, Sughandhavananathan, Maruviniya
Maindhan, Pundarireega Valli, Chandrashaaba Vimochana Valli
||Vedha Chakra Vimanam
|Direction and Posture
||Veera Sayanam facing East
|Access to the temple
||About 3 miles north east of Mayavaram Station. Bus facility available.
Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Parimala Ranganathan. Also called
as Maru viniya Maindhan, Sugantha Vananathan, and Andhiya Rangan.
He is giving his seva in Kidantha (Sleeping) Thirukkolam in Veera
Sayanam facing his thirumugham towards east direction. Prathyaksham
for Chandiran (Moon god).
|How to Get There
This temple lies in the Tanjore
district of TamilNadu. (Should cross the River Cauvery which is
in the North direction to Mayuram town and the temple is in the
Northeast direction to Mayuram.) or (By crossing the river Cauvery
which is in the North side to the Mayuram town we cab reach this
temple which is in the Northeastern direction to the town).