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Venni Karumbeswarar Temple in Tiruvarur, Tamilnadu

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Venni Karumbeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Koilvenni in Tiruvarur districtTamil NaduIndia.

The temple is dedicated to Shiva, as the Moolavar presiding deity, in his manifestation as Karumbeswarar. His consort, Parvati, is known as Soundaranayagi. The historical name of the place is Tiruvenni.


It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams – Shiva Sthalams  glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanars  Tirugnanasambandar and Tirunavukkarasar

It is also believed that patients suffering from diabetes will be cured of the disease if they make an offering of sugar to the main deity at this temple.

“Karumbu” in Tamil means sugarcane and the main linga is in the form of a bunch of sugarcane stems tied together.

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