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Masilamaneeswarar Temple
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Pooja Cost : US$ 9.00 Leadtime : 3 Days
Location : Thirumulaivoil.
Main Deity : Masilamaneeswarar.
Nearest Town : Chennai District : Chennai State : Tamil Nadu
The legendary account of this kshetra is elaborately recounted, and it is said that Lord Murga worshipped Siva here before going to war. Moreover, it is recorded in history that when the valorous emperor Tondaiman, solicited the Lord's help before going to war, Siva sent His mount Nandhi as his deputy. One more unique features observed here is, there are two Sivalingas, one see such rarity. Chandana tailabhisheka is offered to the Lord, and it is a hoary tradition honoured with devotion. Tha saiva saint Sundarar visited and adored with lyrical flowers to the Moolavar.

The female deity here is called as Kriyaa Sakthi or Kodiyidai Amman.Kodiyidai Amman is the Sakthi to be visited third in the evening.Kriyaa Sakthi is the Devi who assists us in all our actions. The Devi sannadhi is to the right of the Lord Sannadhi. The Nandi idol instead of facing the Lord, is seen facing the entrance of the temple. Special prayers are to offered to this Devi by offering green saree & bananas for neivaedhiyam.

The other two sakthis to be visited on the same day
 Vadivudai Amman Temple    Ichchaa Sakthi Temple