Thirukkandiyur veerattaam

God       : Viratteshar, Brahmasirakandishar
Goddess	  : Mangalanayaki
thiirtham : Kaviri
Tree      : 
Great saints visited : braHma, saraswathi, sadhathavar, nandhi dhEvar, sambandhar, appar, sundharar, chEramAn perumAL

History:

The Lord cut off the fifth head of braHma that was misbehaving at this holy abode. Because of this act of valor this temple is called vIraTTam. braHma worshipped the Lord here begging pardon from the Five faced Lord.

Specialities:

  • One of the eight vIraTTam abodes
  • One of the saptha sthAnam temples

Main Festivals

Location:

State : Tamil Nadu
District : Thajavur
Situation: Near thiruvaiyARu. On the way from thanjAvUr to thiruvaiyARu.