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Thanjavur Periyakoil Sri Brahgathishvarar temple
God : Peruvudaiyar (BRahathishwarar)
Goddess : Periyanayaki (Bruhandnayaki)
thiirtham : kAviri
Great saints visited : karuvUrthth thEvar
This temple was constructed by the chOza king rAjarAjan in the
11 th century. So the abode is also called rAjarAjEchcharam.
- Very famous for its architectural beauty
- The Shiva Lingam in the Sanctum Sanctorum and the nan^dhi are
made out of one stone. They are among the biggest in India.
- The shade of the tall vimAnam contained inside and not falling
outside its perifery at any time of the day is exclaimable
State : Tamil Nadu
District : Thanjavur
Situation: One of the Major Town of Tamilnadu. Temple is near the old bus stand.