Sithalapathy Muktheeswarar Temple

The entrance of the temple

Sithalapathy Muktheeswarar Temple[1] (சிதலப்பதி முத்தீசுவரர் கோயில்])is a Hindu temple located at Sethalapathy in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Muktheeswarar.[2] His consort is known as Porkodi Nayagi.[3]


It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams - Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar.[3]

Literary MentionEdit

Vimana of the presiding deity

Tirugnanasambandar the feature of the deity as:[4]


  1. ^ "Sri Muktheeswarar temple". Dinamalar temples. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
  2. ^ Sri Muktheeswarar temple
  3. ^ a b Madhimuktheeswarar Temple, Tiruthiladaipathi
  4. ^ Tirugnanasambandar Tevaram, II: 118:5

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