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108 Divya Desams
Thiru Chaerai

The temple is located 7miles south east of Kumbakonam & 3 miles from Naachiaar Koil.

The Moolavar is Saaranathan seen in standing posture facing east. The Lord gave darshan to the deity, Cauvery. There is also a sannadhi for Cauvery Amman in the temple and a sannadhi for Rajagopalaswamy. The Thai Poosam festival is important and the Lord gives darshan along with five devis - Sridevi, Boodevi, Neeladevi, Mahaalakshmi and Saaranayagi. According to the puranas, it is believed that is the spot from which a gatam was made out of mud & the vedas preserved in it during the pralayam (floods).

Thaayaar - Saaranayagi ( Saara Naachiyaar).

Theertham - Saara Pushkarini.

Thirumangaialwar - 1578-1587, 1853, 2673, 2674

Total of 13 Paasurams