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Ashwini Star Temple – Ashwini Nakshatra Temple

Ashwini Star Temple is the famous Thiruthuraipoondi temple located in Tiruvarur District in Tamil Nadu. The shrine is known as Marundeeswarar Temple and popular belief is that Ashwini Nakshatra people find relief after offering prayers here. Thiruthuraipoondi town is around 30 km from Tiruvarur

Ashwini is the first among the 27 stars. Those having education, marriage and career related problems associated with Ashwini Nakshatra can offer prayers at this temple get relief.

Marundeeswarar Temple is dedicated to Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Shiva is worshipped as Marundeeswarar. Goddess Parvati is worshipped here as Periyanayaki.

There is a popular belief that the Ashwini Kumars worship in the temple daily.

Ashwini Nakshatra born people can perform Dhanvantari Puja in the temple for health related problems.

Those suffering from Shani related problems can perform the Shanishwara homa in the temple.

Special worship is also offered to Mars or Chowwa or Angaraka in the temple.