Aadigunareswarar Thiruvadigai

Aadigunareswarar, Thiruvadigai

Saivite Temples, Cuddalore District


Aadigunareswarar, facing east


Neelayadatchi, facing south

Other Deities

Sudharshana Perumal, Navagraha, Ganesha, Muruga with consorts, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara, old idols and Lingam

Aadigunareswarar Thiruvadigai is open on the sides with a entrance gateway. There are some old idols present which are awaiting their shrines to be built. A beautiful tall Lingam is in the open. The Vimaanaas of the main deities are tall and there are separate shrines for Ganesha, Muruga, Chandikeswara and Navagraha. A ganesha shrine is also found before the entrance.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Aadigunareswarar Thiruvadigai was built by King Mahendra Pallavan repenting for the sins he committed upon the great Saivite Saint Thirunavukkarasar in the 7th century CE.


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Aadigunareswarar Thiruvadigai is about 1.5 kilometers from Panruti towards the east side and just after Thiruvadigai Village.

Stay and Food

None locally. Panruti has some snack shops.

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