Arulmigu SankaraRameswarar Temple,Thoothukudi
Arulmigu Sankara Rameshvarar Temple is one of the ancient temples of Thoothukudi District, the city which is considered as the industrial area of South India.Arulmigu Sankara Rameshvarar is a form of Lord Shivan .The temple is one of the oldest structures(above 700 years) in Thoothukudi.
This temple is dedicated to Sri Shiva as Sankara Rameswarar and Divine Mother Shakti as Arultharum Bagampriyal Udanurai Temple.People believe "Lord Shiva" and pray to him, they get rid of all their problems, after praying to this god. The famous about Arulmigu Sankara Rameshvarar Temple is "Prathosam Pooja" which is famous among the Thoothukudi region.The main festival Arulmigu Sankara Rameshvarar Temple is at month of Chitra & Tamil New Year which is most famous among the Thoothukudi region.
The SANKARA RAMESWARAR (mulavar) was worshiped by Sage KAASIYAPPAR,Sage GOWTHAMAR,Sage BARATHVAJAR and ATHIRI are some more who workshipped here.As Sankara Rameswarar dissolved himself with the Lord, the Linga.So People favourite deity Sankara Rameswarar in the temple.Thoothukudi also was the place of residence of Eripathanayanar, Pugazh Chola Nayanar .