Padal Petra Sthalam - Thiruvallur District


facing east is a Suyambu Lingam (self occurring).
Other names – Pasupatheeswarar, Neermalamaneeswarar


Kodi Idai Nayagi facing south. Other names – Kodi Idai Ammai, Stmathyambal.

Other Deities

Nataraja, Pitchandar, Dakshinamurthy, Thirumal, Brahmma, Durga, Chola Pureeswarar, Kusalavapureeswarar. All have separate sannidhis here.

Thirumullaivoyal Masilamaneeswarar Temple is east facing with a 7 tier Rajagopuram facing south. Nandi faces south and not the Lingam. The Sivalingam is bathed with hot water here. Sundarar has sung Hymns here. Worshiping this goddess along with her counterparts Vadivudai Amman (Thiruvotriyur temple) and Thiruvudai Amman (Melur) on the same day particularly on Chitra Pournami (full moon day of the month of May) is considered auspicious.

Holy water (Theertham) – Kalyana Theertham

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Mullai (Jasminum Sps)

Vimaanam – Gajaprastham


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Lord Shiva is believed to have been the ally of a king in a war and sent Nandi as guard, hence the Nandi here at Thirumullaivoyal faces south and not him.


Thirumullaivoyal is between Ambattur and Avadi in the suburbs of Chennai and well connected with public transport. The temple is situated on the north side of the main road and slightly inside.

Stay and Food

Small shops are available in the main road at Thirumullaivoyal.

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