Temple And Deity
The Naganathar temple known as the Kethu Navagrahastalam is located in the hamlet of Keezhperumpallam in the vicinity of Tiruvenkaadu near Mayiladuturai /Chidambaram in Tamilnadu.
Features: This is an ancient Saivite shrine where legend has it that Kethu, one of the 9 celestial bodies central to astrological beliefs worshipped Shiva.
Rahu and Ketu are associated with the legend of the churning This is an ancient Saivite shrine where legend has of the milky ocean. There is a shrine dedicated to Kethu in this temple where worship services are offered.
Lord Naganathaswanmy with Mother Soundaranayaki.
Offerings for worshipping the God:Kethu Bagavan is draped in multicolor, it is believed that offering pooja to KethuBagavan with red lily flower, kollu and fancy cloth will cure illness, prevent poverty and peedai .