Agniswara swami temple – lord shiva as agni and parvathy as sri karpagamai
Agniswara swami kovil one of the nakshathra temples in south india
Agniswara swami kovil is one of the famous navagraha temples in tamilnadu associate with sukran or Venus which is the sixth planet among the nine. lord shiva and parvathy are the prime deities of this temple as same in all navagarha temples. lord shiva as agni and parvathy as sri karpagamai. it sprawling an area about two acres. there are three entrance gates for the entry to the temple with mass gopuras. this is one among the twenty seven nakshathra temples. the people who birth with bharani star must visit this place . the prime deity facing towards west direction is the specialty agniswara swami kovil. it was built during 12th century.
Peoples who suffering with planetary doshas visit this place for removing the doshas, agniswara swami kovil also famous for visting the child less couple who get the child. the youth peoples visit here to achieve a best couple by a best marriage. maha sivarathri and marghazhi thiruvathirai are the main festivals holds at agniswara swami kovil. mahasivarathri usually falls in february or march months. agniswara swami kovil also known as nalladai siva temple. the sub deities of this temple are vinayaga, balamuruga, selva vinayaga, lord vishnu, goddess lakshmi, bhuvaneswari, shani, chandikeswara, kalyani, kailasa natha, dakshina moorthy,bhairavan,sun, goddess durga etc hosts in the corridor.
The west facing deity of this temple will give more blessings for the devotees so that there are thousands of peoples reach here from all around the world. there are many ways to locate at the destination, the nearest airport is trichy international which is about 130 km. the nearest rail head is mayiladuthurai which is about 20 km from the spot. it is easy to access by road to the temple, buses can be catch from mayiladuthurai.