Five ambalams

These are places where Lord Shiva danced in different occasions.

  1. Chithambaram - Golden hall (ponnambalam - kanaka sabha)
  2. Madurai - Silver hall (veLLiyambalam - rajata sabha)
  3. ThiruvAlaN^kAdu - Gem hall (iraththinasabai - ratna sabha)
  4. ThirunelvEli - Copper hall (thAmira sabai - tAmra sabha)
  5. KutRAlam - Picture hall (chiththira sabai - chitra sabha)
 ulakelAm uNarn^dhu OdhaRku ariyavan  
n^ilavulAviya n^Irmali vENiyan 
alakil chOdhiyan ambalaththu AduvAn  
malarch chilampadi vAzththi vaNaN^kuvAm 
$-$ chEkkizAr

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