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    History – It is believed that this temple was built during the period of Chola dynasty in the twelfth century. The idols of Dharmadevi, Saraswatidevi, Padmavatidevi, Jawalamalini and others in the temple are very miraculous and impressive. Brahamotsava is arranged here every year on the tenth day of the bright half of the month of Vaishakh. This place is said to be the birth place of Jeevandhar Swami.

    How to Reach – Mannargudi is situated in Tanjavur district of Tamilnadu. The nearest railway station of Nidamangalam is at a distance of 12 kilometers and Tanjavur is at a distance of 34 kilometers from here. The boarding and lodging facilities are available here.

    Main Deity – Copper coloured idol of Bhagawan Mallinatha in the Padmasana posture.

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