The temple of Sattanathaswami at Shiyali, a taluk in the Tanjore District, is a sacred Siva shrine. This place is about i52 miles from Madras. It is also known as Brahma-puram, Venupuram, etc. There are twenty-two Teerthams here. People visit in hundreds and thousands to take their bath in the tanks and worship the Lord. It is said that once even Lord Vishnu, Brahma, Brihaspati,-Indra, Surya, Chandra and Rahu came to Shiyali to worship the Lord.
Author : Shri R. K. Das