Moolavar and Uthsavar have Panchayuda(5 weapons). Uthsava moorthy
is believed to be made of solid gold. Entry to the temple is through
the Big door on the north side as eighteen steps leading to the
temple tower (guraded by Karuppu devata) is not opened these days.
Noopura Ganga falls is on the Silambaru river and is about 4 kms.
from the temple. This water is considered to be equal to Ganga.
Thirumanjanam to Perumal is done only with this theertam. The
hills surrounding the temple are called Vrishabadri as they look
like Vrishaba and cow. During Trivikrama avathara, part of the
water that was used by Brahma to wash the feet of Lord passed
through the Silambu (ornament worn by dancers on the legs - Gungroo)
and fell here and flowed. Hence the river is called Silambaru.
Thaayaar - Sundaravalli, Sridevi.
Theertham - Noopura Gangai, Silambu river.
|Thirumangaialwar - 1090, 1206, 1524,
1660, 1760, 1852, 2016, 2050, 2674 (126).
Total of 9 Paasurams.
||Sathyagiri Nathan, Uyyavandhal
||Sathya Theertham, Kadhamba Pushkarini
|| Sathya Devathas
|Direction and Posture
||East-faced and Standing Posture (Also in: Bhujangashayanam in this
This Kshetra is also called as Pancha Sathya
Kshetram. 'Sathyam' means 'Truth' or 'truthhood' and hence, this
Kshetra is also called as 'Thirumeyyam'. Accessible from Thirumeyyam
Railway Station, en route Trichy - Manamadurai line. Also about
12 miles from Pudukottai towards Karaikudi(bus route).
|Access to the temple
||About 12 miles north of Madurai. Good bus facility.
The Moolavar of
this sthalam is Sathya Giri Nathan. Also named as "Sathya Moorthy".
He is found in Nindra (Standing) thriukkolam facing his thriumugham
along the East direction. Prathyaksham for all Sathya Devar and
Devadhais. The perumal gives his seva in 3 different thirukkolam.
First is the Sathyamoorthy in Nindra kolam, the second as Meyyappan
in Sayana and bogha kidautha kolam.
|How to Get There.
This divyadesam is situated in Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu.
It is situated 13 Km away from Pudukkottai on the south direction.
We can reach this sthalam by getting down in Thirumeyyam railway
station which is found in between pudukottai Karaikudi railway
lane and has to travel one mile from Thriumeyyam railway station.
Lots of Bus facilities are also available but there are no enough
lodging facilities. malai (mountain).