Vaitheeswaran Koil

Vaitheeswaran Koil

Vaitheeswaran Koil near Chidambaram, is dedicated to Angaraka (Mars). Main deity, Lord Siva is called by Vaitheeswaran, who possess healing properties. Praying Vaitheeswaran ‘God of medicine’ can cure skin diseases.  Mars plays role in establishing strong martial relationships.

 

Vaitheeswaran Koil Legends

Angarakan (Chevvai), son of Lord Siva, who born from the drop of Lord Siva’s.  Once, When Lord Siva was in deep meditation, a drop of sweat from the Siva’s forehead fell on the Earth. A male child was born out of this drop. It is said that Lord Siva cured Angarakan skin disease, following which he joined Navagraha Club.

One should take holy dip at Temple Tank ‘Siddsmrita’ before entering temple, which is believed to possess healing properties for skin diseases.

It is said that Saptarshi worshiped Lord Siva here.

It is said that Lord Sri Rama and Lakshmana performed final rituals for Jatayu (The king of Birds) by immersing ashes here at Jatayu Kundam.

This temple is revered by the Tevaram hymns of 7th Century Saiva nayanars. Nayanars, 63 Shaivitie Saints sang in praise of Lord Siva

Vaitheeswaran Koil Medical properties

The ashes here, referred as Thiruchandu Urundal, which acts as a medicine for skin diseases. This ash will be collected from Homa Kundam. Another medicine is made out Chandan (Sandalwood powder and is mixed with saffron.

As Chevvai represents in Red Color, Devotees should offered him Thoor Dal and Red Arali flowers during pooja. Besides this, Milag (Pepper) and Salt with Jaggery are offered  in the Siddhamritam to get rid of diseases.

Tuesdays are preferred to worship Angarakan. One worship’s Angakaran here, by fasting for 21 Tuesday’s, the unlucky influence of Tuesday (Mangal) will be cleared.

Vaitheeswaran Koil History

Vaidhyanatha Swamy is the main deity here and His consort Thayyalanayaki Ambal stands here holding medicinal oil, which cures diseases.

Here in this temple, Angarakan is worshiped in two forms , one deity will be taken out in a procession during the festivals and the main deity, remains permanently inside the temple. Processional deity located near the Vaidhyanatha Sannidhi (the main deity) and Moolavar is located the eastern side of the outer prakaram (circumambulatory path). The angarakan processional deity atop Goat during the procession, which will be held within the temple on every Tuesday.

 

Vaitheeswaran Koil Temple Timings:

Morning Hours: 6 am – 1 pm

Evening Hours: 4 pm – 9 pm

 

Accommodation Booking Link  https://tripnetra.com

 

Vaitheeswaran Koil Address

Arulmigu Vaidhyanathar Temple,

Vaitheeswaran Kovil,

Vaitheeswaran Kovil post,

Srirkali Taluk,

Nagapattinam District – 609117

 

Vaitheeswaran Koil Benefits

  1. Helps in establishing good marital relationship
  2. Frees one from debts, poverty and cures skin diseases
  3. Will be blessed with good son, who brings good name and fame to the family
  4. Recovers from poor eyesight
  5. Will be blessed with good properties
  6. Will be blessed with victory
  7. Will bestow Valor and gives strength to the person.
  8. To get rid of financial crisis

 

How to reach Vaitheeswaran Koil ?

  1. Temple is 25 km from Chidambaram
  2. Temple is 325 km away from Tirupati.
  3. Temple is 1.3 km from Vaitheeswaran Railway station
  4. Temple is 50 km from Kumbakonam and 4 km from Mayiladuthurai on the Chidambaram Road.

Vaitheeswaran Koil

 

Reference Link: Temple History

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104 comments

  1. 1. I need to purchase the Vibhuti medicine (in the form of small Vibhuti beads). Can I pay online and can it be sent to Bangalore?
    2. Can I book for a monthly Archana as per nakshatram and pay for it online?

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  2. Can we pay online for any shaswatha Archana/ Nitya puja

  3. I will be coming from trivandrum to vaitheswarar temple. Could you pls guide how to get there by train.
    Thank you

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      You need to check the trains in the official railway site . the nearest railway station to vaitheeswaran railway station which is 1.3 kms from temple.
      Thank you.

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