Mahalingeswarar Temple Thiruvidaimarudur

Mahalingeswarar Temple – Thiruvidaimarudur, History, Location, Timings, Pooja Timings, Festivals, Photography, Nearby Temple, Nearby Restaurant, How to Reach, Online Booking.

Mahalingeswarar Temple History

Mahalingeswaraswamy Temple situated in Thiruvidaimarudur is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is one of the seven popular temples of Lord Shiva. The temple represents the Lord in the form of Lingam known as Jothimayalingam and goddess Parvathi as Pirguchuntarakujambigai. This temple is a huge construction exhibiting four gateways or gopurams. This temple also is known as madhyarjuna Kshetram. This temple was established in the 9th century (in Chola Dynasty). People get amazed looking at the 149 inscriptions which indicate the contributions of Pandyas, Cholas and other kingdoms. Like other Hindu temples daily six rituals are been followed and delicious neivediyam is been offered to the deities.

Mahalingeswarar Temple Timings

5:00 am to 12:00 pm
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Mahalingeswarar Temple Pooja Timings

Ushathkalam 6:00 am
Kalasanthi 8:00 am
Uchikalam 10:00 am
Sayarakshai 6:00 am
Irandamkalam 8:00 am
Ardha Jamam 9:00 am

Mahalingeswarar Temple Thiruvidaimarudur Festivals

  • Thaipoosam
  • Visaga Paruvizha
  • Thiruvadhirai
  • Navarathri
  • Annabishegam
  • Kanda Shashti
  • Aadipooram
  • Karthigai Somavaaram(Monday)
  • Pournami Mahameru Abhishegam


  • Allowed

Nearby Temple

  • Mahamaham Tank
  • Suriyanar Kovil
  • Arumigu Oppiliappan Temple
  • Nageshwaran temple
  • Arulmigu Ramaswamy Temple

Nearby Restaurants:

  • Thulasi Restaurant
  • Sathars Restaurant
  • Raya’s Restaurant
  • Thanmayi Restaurant
  • Hotel Shanmuga

Mahalingeswarar Temple Thiruvidaimarudur Address

Sri Mahalingaswamy TempleThiruvidaimarudur

Tanjavur (Dist)

Tamil Nadu – India

How to Reach Mahalingeswarar Temple?

By Air:

Tiruchirappalli International Airport is the nearest Airport which is 98 km away

By Train:

Kumbakonam Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station which is 9 km away

By Road:

Kumbakonam Bus Stand is the nearest Bus Stand which is 9 km away and direct buses available to the temple.

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