Thillai Nataraj Temple

October 13, 2022 by admin0

Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram is also known as Thillai Nataraj Temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This is Chidambaram in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, India.

The Lord graces this temple in the form of Nataraja, the form of Agaya, and the form of Crystal Lingam. In Saivism temple means Chidambaram.

Natarasar Temple located in the village is a very special temple. This temple is one of the Panchabudha sites and this temple has a long mythological connection.

The architecture of the temple reflects the connection between art and spirituality. It was built in the tenth century at Chidambaram, the capital of the Chola Empire.

The Cholas considered Chidambaram Nataraja as their family deity. This Nataraja temple has undergone damage, renovation, and expansion throughout the 2 millennia. Shiva is the main deity of the temple.

However, it also reflects important themes from Vaishnavism, Shaktism, and others. The Chidambaram temple complex is the oldest in South India.

One of the temples. The most unique feature of the Nataraj Temple is the soul-satisfying image of Nataraj.

The temple has five main halls or sabhas namely Kanaka Sabha, Siddha Sabha, Nirutta Sabha, Deva Sabha, and Rajasa. Nataraja is one of the most important forms of Shiva.


Thillai Nataraj Temple
Thillai Nataraj Temple

c is one of the most famous Shiva temples in the country. This place has significant significance in terms of cultural history and historical precedents.


Now Western scientists have also proved that Nataraja’s big toe is the central point of the world’s magnetic field.

Some information about the wonders of science, engineering, geography, mathematics, and medicine in Chidambaram Nataraja temple.

These are some of the wonderful secrets of the Chidambaram Nataraja Temple as many are the wonders behind the grand stone temples set by the ancestors.

The location of this temple  said to be at the center of the world’s magnetic field, right on the equator. (Center Point of World’s Magnetic Equator).

Among the Pancha Buddha Temples, Thillai Nataraja Temple representing the Sky, Kalahasti Temple representing the Wind, and Kanchi Ekambereswara Temple representing the Earth are located exactly in the same straight line ie 79 Degrees, 41 minutes East longitude.

What  predicted for the day was the ultimate marvel of engineering, geology, and astronomy.


The 9 entrances to the Chidambaram temple, which is based on the human body, represent the 9 gates in the human body.

The golden roof of the plane covered with 21,600 gold plates, which indicates that man breathes an average of 21,600 times a day (15*60*24 =21,600).

72,000 gold nails used to fasten these 21,600 plates, and this number 72,000 represents the total number of nadis (nerves) in the human body, including the energy supply to many parts of the body that not visible to the eye.

In Thirumandra, “Thirumoolar” is Shivalinga in human form, that is Chidambaram, that is Satasivam, that is his dance. Thirumoolar says that man represents the image of Lord Shiva. This is the Sadasivam Pratishta representing Chidambaram.



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