Main Deity : Analadeeswarar (Lord Shiva).
Ambal : Thirupura Sundari.
Other Deities : Appu Lingam, Prithvi Lingam, Lakshmi, Dhanadapani.
Holy Water : Eswara Theertham.
Temple Tree : Vilva Tree (Aegle marmelos).
Prominence of the Shrine : Analadeeswarar Temple is believed to be where Lord Shiva came down to earth and danced. At this temple Murugan Sannidhi is located straight behind of Lord Shiva’s Karpagraha. Other deities at this temple are Appu Lingam, Prithvi Lingam, Lakshmi, Dhandapani and Thirupura Sundari. Eswara Theertham is in front of Thirupura Sundari’s Sannidhi. Lord Brahma did penance towards Shiva at this temple.
Temple History : Thottiyam is one of the small towns surrounded by fertile land on the banks of River Cauvery. There is no clear historical evidence of this temple’s construction. However there are symbols of Fish at this temple so it is possible that one of the Pandya kings could have constructed this temple. Banana fruit is the main cultivation in this area so Thottiyam is also called as Banana Town. Large section of the town’s population is from Thottiya Nayakar’s community hence the town is called as Thottiyam.
Who worshipped here : Brahma.
Temple Timings : Morning 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon, Evening 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Temple Festivals : Shiva Rathri, Sura Samharam, Navarathri, Vaigasi festival are the few festivals celebrated at this temple.
Nearest Town : Thottiyam.
Address : Sri Analadeeswarar Temple,
Thottiyam, Trichy District.
Telephone Number : 04326-254338.
Hotels Near Analadeeswarar Temple, Thottiyam :
1. Mathura Hotel,
No 1, Rockins Road, Tiruchirappalli Townhall,
Trichy - 620002, Opposite Central Bus Stand Contonment
Tel : +(91)-431-2414737, +(91)-9894558654.
2. Mayavaram Lodge,
No 87, Vanapattarai Street, Tiruchirappalli Townhall,
Trichy - 620002, Teppakulam Post,
Tel : +(91)-431-2711400, 2704089
3. Femina Hotel, (25 km from Temple)
109, Williams Road, Tiruchirappalli 620001,
Hotel Area: Trichy Central Bus Stand / Railway Junction Area,
Tel : 0431 - 2414501.
4. Hotel Rockfort View, (16 km from Temple)
05, Odathurai Road | Chinthamani, Tiruchirappalli 620 002.
Mobile: +91 740 2713466.
Tel : +91 431-2713466.
5. Grand Gardenia, (23.8 km from Temple)
22-25 Mannarpuram Junction,Trichy-620020,
Mobile : +91 95856 44000.
Tel : +91 431 4045000.
Restaurants Near Analadeeswarar Temple, Thottiyam :
1. Ragunath Restaurant,
College Road, Tiruchirappalli.
2. Parthasarathy vilas,
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
Kondayam Pettai Agraharam,
Thiruvanaikoil, Trichy 620005.