Saturday, July 22, 2017
Atta Veeratta Sthalams

Lord Shiva has done certain heroic deeds by showing his valour at 8 sivasthalams. These 8 places or sivasthalams are collectively referred as Atta Veerattana Sthalams. These are :-
1. Tirukkandiyur
2. Tirukkovilur
3. Tiruvathigai
4. Tirupariyalur
5. Tiruvirkudi
6. Tiruvazhuvur
7. Tirukkurukkai and
8. Tirukkadavur.


Paadal Petra Sivasthalams situated to the north of river Kaveri

Location of SivasthalamLord Shiva known as
1. ChidambaramNatarajar
2. TiruvetkalamPasupatheswarar
3. TirunelvoyalUchinatheswarar
4. TirukazhippalaiPaulvannanathar
5. Tirunallur PerumanamSivalogathyagesar
6. TirumayendirapalliTirumeniazhagar
7. ThentirumullaivayilMullaivana Nathar
8. TirukkalikaamurSundareswar
9. TiruchaaikkaduChayavaneswarar
10. TiruppallavaneecharamPallavaneswarar
11. TiruvenkaaduSwetaranyeswarar
12. KeezhaiTirukattupalliAranyaSundareswarar
13. TirukkurukavurVelvidai Nathar
14. SirkazhiBrahmapureesar
15. TirukolakkaThaalamudaiyaar
16. Tirupullirukkuvelur
(Vaitheeswarankovil)
Vaidhyanathar
17. TirukannarkoilKannayiranathar
18. TirukkadaimudiKadaimudinathar
19. TirunindriyurMahalakshminathar
20. TirupunkurSivaloganathar
21. TiruneedurArutsomanatheswarar
22. TiruanniyurAabhathsagayeswarar
23. TiruvelvikudiKalyanaSundarar
24. TiruedirkollpadiAiravatheswarar
25. TirumananjeriArulvallalnathar
26. TirukkurukkaiVeerateswarar
27. TirukaruppariyalurKutramporutha Nathar
28. TirukkurukukkaKonthalanathar
29. TiruvazhkoliputhurMaanickavannar
30. TirumannippadikkaraiNeelakandeswarar
31. TiruvomampuliyurThuyarantheertaNathar
32. TirukkanattumullurPathaanchaliNathar
33. TirunaraiyurSiddhi Natheswarar
34. TirukkadamburAmirthakadesar
35. TiruppandanainallurPasupatinathar
36. TirukanjanurAgneeswarar
37. TirukkodikkaTirukkodeeswarar
38. TirumangalakkudiPraana Natheswarar
39. TiruppanandalThaalavaneswarar
40. TiruaappadiPaalugandha Easwarar
41. TirucheaiynallurSathyagireeswarar
42. TirundudevankudiKarkadeswarar
43. TiruviyalurVilvaaranyeswarar
44. TirukkottaiyurKodeeswarar
45. TiruinnambarEzhuthtarinathar
46. TirupurambayamSatchi Natheswarar
47. TriuvisayamangaiVijayanathar
48. TiruvaikavurVilvavananathar
49. TiruvadakurangaduthuraiKulaivanangunathar
50. TiruppazhanamAabathasagayanathar
51. TiruvaiyaruIyaarappar
52. TiruneithanamNeyyaadiyappar
53. TirupperumpuliyurViyakra Pureesar
54. TirumazhapadiVajrathampanathar
55. TiruppazhuvoorVadamoolanathar
56. TirukkanurSemmeninathar
57. TiruAnbilalanduraiSathyavageeswarar
58. TirumaanduraiAmravananathar
59. TiruppatruraiMoolanathar
60. Tiruvanaikka(Tiruvanaikaval) Jambukeswarar
61. TiruppainjeeliNeelakandeswarar
62. Tiruppaachilasramam (Tiruvasi)Maatrarivaradhar
63. TiruveengoimalaiMaragathachalar
Districtwise location of these temples
Ariyalur District (2)Tirumazhapadi, Tiruppazhuvoor,
Cuddalore District (8)Chidambaram, Tiruvetkalam, Tirunelvayil, Tirukazhippaalai, Tiruvomampuliyur, Tirukkanattumullur, Tirunaraiyur, Tirukkadambur,
Tiruchirapalli District (7)TiruAnbilalandurai, Tirumaandurai, Tiruppatrurai, Tiruvanaikka, Tiruppainjeeli, Tiruppaachilasramam, Tiruveengoimalai
Nagapattinam District (26)Tirunallur Perumanam, Tirumayendirapalli, Thentirumullaivayil, Tirukkalikaamur, Tiruchaaikkadu, Tiruppallavaneecharam, Tiruvenkaadu, KeezhaiTirukattupalli, Tirukkurukavur, Sirkazhi, Tirukolakka, Tirupullirukkuvelur (Vaitheeswarankovil), Tirukannarkoil, Tirukkadaimudi, Tirunindriyur, Tirupunkur, Tiruneedur, Tiruanniyur, Tiruvelvikudi, Tiruedirkollpadi, Tirumananjeri, Tirukkurukkai, Tirukaruppariyalur, Tirukkurukukka, Tiruvazhkoliputhur, Tirumannippadikkarai
Thanjavur District (20)Tiruppandanainallur, Tirukanjanur, Tirukkodikka, Tirumangalakkudi, Tiruppanandal, Tiruaappadi, Tirucheaiynallur, Tirundudevankudi, Tiruviyalur, Tirukkottaiyur, Tiruinnambar, Tirupurambayam, Triuvisayamangai, Tiruvaikavur, Tiruppazhanam, Tiruvadakurangaduthurai, Tiruvaiyaru, Tiruneithanam, Tirupperumpuliyur, Tirukkanur

These temples are situated in Ariyalur, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Tiruchy and Thanjavur districts of Tamilnadu.