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Chidambaram Shiva Temple
Ekambareswarar Temple - Photo Courtesy Mohan Krishnan
Sri Kalahasti Temple (Photo Courtesy: Krishna Kumar Subramanian)
Jambukeswarar Temple (Photo Courtesy: Balajiviswanathan)
Nataraja Temple

Pancha Bootha Sthalangal refers to the temples that are the manifestation of the five elements - land, water, air, sky, fire. These are located in Tamilnadu and visited as a circuit which can be covered within 3 days.

# Ekambareswarar Temple (Land) - Kanchipuram – 62 kms from Chennai
# Arunachaleshwarar Temple (Fire) - Thiruvannaamalai
# Jambukeswarar Temple, Thiruvanaikaval (Water) - Trichy
# Thillai Nataraja Temple (Sky) - Chidambaram
# Kalahasthi (Air) – Kalahasthi near Tirupati

Above temples are reverred from Shiva devotees individually and visited all round the year.

 

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