Short Trip to Vaitheeswaran Koil and Chidambaram

Vaitheeswaran Koil is the famous shiva temple and it is the “Navagraha sthalam” dedicated to Sevvai (Mars). Chidambaram is the town known for the Thillai Nataraja Temple, the famous temple of Lord Shiva. This tourist pack takes you 2 of the very important “Paadal petra sthalams”.

Package Includes

  • Accommodation

  • Food

  • Cab

  • Sthalapuranam

Itinerary Temples

  • Sri Vaidhyanatha Swamy Temple
  • Sivalokanathar Temple
  • Thillai Nataraja Temple
  • Sivaloka Thyagar Temple
  • Brahmapureeswarar Temple

Full Itinerary

Sri Vaidyanatha Swamy Temple
  • Shiva is worshipped as Vaitheeswaran or the "God of healing" and it is believed that prayers to Vaitheeswaran can cure diseases.
  • It is one of the nine Navagraha (nine planets) temples associated with the planet Mars (Angaraka).
  • The village is also known for palm leaf astrology called Naadi astrology in Tamil.
  • The holy waters of the Siddhamirtham tank within the temple complex contains nectar, and a holy dip is believed to cure all diseases.
  • It is one of the 276 Paadal Petra Sthalam.
  • During the Ramayana period, Rama, Lakshmana and Saptarishi have worshipped the deity in this place.There is a pond at this temple called Jatayu kundam (pot of Jatayu having holy ash or Vibhuti). One of the nine planets, Angaraka (Mars), suffered from leprosy and was cured by Vaidhyanathaswamy and from then on it is treated as one of the Navagraha Temples for planet Angaraka.
  • It is also a local belief that dissolving jaggery (Tamil:vellam) in the waters cures skin diseases.
  • Tonsure ceremony of getting children shaved for the first time to promote proper growth is a very common practise.

Sivalokanathar Temple
  • The shiva linga and nandhi are suvayambhu(self manifested).
  • The temple is associated with the legend of the Saivite saint Nandanar who was one of the 63 Nayanmars.
  • While being a Dalit, Nandanar was not allowed inside the temple.
  • The idol of Nandi within the temple precincts moved a few inches at the command of Shiva so as not to obstruct Nandanar's view from the gate of the shrine.
  • Devotees offering their prayer to kulam vettiya vinayakar have all their wishes fulfilled.

Thillai Nataraja Temple
  • Chidambaram(Thillai Natarajah Temple) is the birthplace of the sculpture and bronze image representation of Lord Shiva as the cosmic dancer.
  • Lord Shiva is captured in pose as Nataraja performing the Ananda Tandava ("Dance of Delight") in the golden hall of the shrine Pon Ambalam.
  • Chidambaram is one of the five Pancha Bootha Sthalams, (aakash).
  • It is the primary shrine of the 276 Paadal Petra Sthalams - Shiva Sthalams.
  • The shrine is where some devotees believe they will attain liberation, or chitaakasam - "wisdom/consciousness of the sky".

Shivaloka Thyagar temple
  • Lord Shiva graces in the temple as swayambumurthi.
  • Devotees worshipping in this temple will never suffer from poverty and are sure to attain salvation.
  • The marriage of Tirugnanasambandar with Sthothra Poornambikai was held at this Shivasthalam.

Brahmapureeswarar Temple
  • This is a vast temple complex with 3 different Shiva Shrines.
  • Special worship services to Bhairavar (Sattanathar) are carried out on Friday nights.
  • Lord Shiva at the first level is in the form of a Lingam and is called Brahmapureeswarar.
  • Lord Shiva at the second level is in human form and is really huge. He gives darshan with goddess Parvati and is called Thoni appar wherein Thoni is boat in Tamil.
  • The Lord in the final and third level is called Sattanathar.
  • The place is popular for Goddess Parvati having fed the milk of wisdom to Gnana sambandar when he was a child.
  • There is a seperate sannadhi for the saint in the temple.
  • There is a big tank inside the temple complex and is known as Brahma Theertham.
  • Breakfast for 2 persons.
  • Transportation in AC Etios/Dzire cabs.
  • Hotel accommodation based on type of package (standard/deluxe/premium) chosen. The price mentioned in this package is for family of two members sharing a single room. For extra person, please place a separate request with us.
  • Room type is Standard A/C Room in 2 star hotel.
  • Toll charges and driver's allowance.
  • Upon booking confirmation, the sthalapuranam of temples mentioned in the itinerary will be sent through email.
  • No extra charges for one child below the age of five.
  • Package does not include lunch and dinner.
  • The pickup and drop point information will be provided to the customer before booking. It is customer's responsibility to reach the pickup point of the trip at specified time. On request basis, GoSthala will arrange pickup from customers place of choice at any applicable nominal charges.
  • All other expenses (temple entry ticket charges, parking charges, etc.) that are not specified in the package inclusions.
  • Any loss/expenses incurred by unforeseen circumstances e.g. flight delays/cancellations, road blockages, vehicle breakdown, strikes, etc.
  • Expense of personal nature such as laundry, etc.
  • Any applicable service tax charges.
  • Transportation provided will be as per itinerary only (not at disposal).
  • The package price is indicative and based on seasonal demands the price is subject to change and will be informed prior booking.
  • The package does not include guide services where not mentioned. Guide services can be availed from us at an additional cost.
  • Payment method as follows: 25% payment on confirmation; 50% payment before starting the trip; Balance payment before end of the trip.
  • 15% of package cost will be charged as penalty on canceling, 31 or more days before departure.
  • 35% of package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation between 22 to 30 days before departure.
  • 50% of package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation between 15 to 21 days before departure.
  • 100% of package cost will be charged as penalty on cancelling, 15 days before departure.
Standard Package

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₹ 3,500

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