Birth stars or Nakshathiram temples are as important as the celestial planets in Astrology. Like it is important to visit the temples dedicated to the Navagrahas or celestial planets, it is also important to visit temples dedicated to ones Birth star or Janma Nakshatram. It is said that visiting the temple corresponding to your Birth star at least once a year removes obstacles and ensures happy life. The full list is as follows.
1. Ashwini or Aswathi or Ashwathi or Asvini
Piravi Marundeeswarar Koil Situated in Thiruthuraipoondi which is about 30 Kms from Tiruvarur. click for Google map of location.
2. Bharani or Apa Bharani
Agneeswarar Koil. This temple is at Nallaadai, situated 20 Kms from Mayavaram on Nagapattinam Route. It is about 3 Kms from Poraiyar. Click here for the Google map of location.
Vadaranyeswarar Temple This temple is at Thiruvalangadu, 45 Kms from Chennai on the route to Arakkonam. Click here for Google map of the location.
3. Karthigai or Krithika
Gaathra Sundareswarar Koil This is at Kanjanagaram, at a distance of 8 Kms from Mayavaram on Poompuhar road. Click here for Google map of the location.
Naganathar Temple Nagapattinam. Location on Google Map
Pandava Dhootha Perumal Koil Situated in the lane opposite to Ekambareswarar Koil at Kanchipuram. Click here for the Google map of Location.
5. Mirugaseerisham or Mrigashiras or Mrigasira or Mrigashirsha
Adi Narayana Koil at Enkan. Enkan is very famour for the Murugan temple. Enkan is near Tiruvarur on the road to Thanjavur via Koradacheri. Click here for Google map of location.
Vana Durga Devi Temple situated at Kathiramangalam at a distance of 5 Kms from Kuthalam & 16 Kms from Mayavaram. Click here for Google map of location.
6. Thiruvadharai or Arudhra
Abhaya Varadeeswarar Koil located at Adhiramapattinam at a distance of 12 Kms from Pattukottai in Tanjore District.
7. Punarpoosam or Punarvasu
Athitheeswarar Koil Vaniyambadi in North Arcot District. Click here for Google map of location.
8. Poosam or Pushyami or Pushya
Akshayapureeswarar Koil. This temple is at Vilangulam. Vilangulam is situated at 20 Kms from Peravurani, in Tanjore District. From Pattukottai on the ECR towards Rameswaram this is at a distance of 30 Kms. Location on Google map.
9. Aayilyam or Ashlesha
Subramanya Swamy Temple Thirupurankundram. Location on Google Map
10. Magham or Magha
Mahalingeswarar Koil This temple is at Thavasimadai 25 kms from Dindugal on the road to Nattam.
Thillai Kali Temple Chidambaram
11. Pooram or Poorva Phalguni or Purva or Purva Phalguni or Poorvaphalguni or Pubba
Hari Theertheswarar Koil Situated at Thiruvarangulam, which is 10 Kms from Pudukottai on the road to Pattukottai. Location on Google map.
Sri Kalyanasundara Swamy Temple Thirumanacheri about 6 Kms from Kuthalam which is on Mayavaram-Kumbakonam route. Location on Google Map.
12. Uttiram or Uttara Phalguni
Mangalyeswarar Koil Edaiyathumangalam is on Trichy-Lalgudi route. Just after Valadi you will find an arch to your right, take a right turn there and the road will lead you to this village. Location on Google map.
Kucchiamman Temple At Poovalur situated at a distance of 20 kms from Trichy and 3 Kms North of Lalgudi on Trichy Ariyalur road.
13. Hastham or Hastha or Hast or Hasta
Kripakupareswarar Koil This temple is at Komal, which is about 6 Kms from Kuttalam, which is on Kumbakonam Mayavaram Route. Location on Google Map
Thyagarajaswamy Temple Tiruvarur. Location on Google Map.
14. Chitirai or Chitra
Chittirairatha Vallabha Perumal Koil Situated at Kuruvithurai about 23 Kms from Madurai and 8 Kms from Cholavandan.
Thyagarajaswamy Temple Tiruvarur
Prasanna Kundhalambika and Tantreeswarar Koil Sittukadu about 10 Kms from Poonamallee on Pattabiram route. Location on Google map
16. Vishaka or Vishaakha or Vishakam
Kumaraswamy Koil Thirumalai about 7 Kms from Shenkottai and 15 Kms from Thenkasi.
Pralayanathar Temple Cholavandhan, 26 Kms from Madurai. Location on Google map.
17. Anusham or Anuradha
18. Kettai or Jyeshtha
Pashupathinathar Temple – Pashupathi Koil, 12 Kms from Tanjore on Kumbakonam route. Click here for the Google Map of the location.
Angalaparameswari Amman Temple Situated at Palladam, 35 Kms from Coimbatore
19. Moolam or Moola
Singeeswarar Koil At Mappedu about 40 Kms from Chennai. Location on Google map
Meenakshi Amman Temple Madurai. Location on Google Map
20. Pooradam or Purva Ashadha or Poorva Shada or Poorvashaada
Akasapureeswarar Koil Kaduveli near Thiruvaiyar. Location on Google map.
Bhakthajaneswarar Temple Thirunavalur is on Ulundurpet – Panruti route at a distance of 16 Kms from Panruti.
21. Uttiradam or Uttara Ashadha or Uttara Shada or Uthrashaada
Brahma Pureeswarar Koil Situated at Keezhapungudi in Madurai district on the on the Melur - Sivaganga Road.
Dharmapuram Durga Temple Mayavaram
22. Thiruvonam or Shravana
Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Koil This temple at Thiruparkadal is 4 kms from Kaveripakkam on the Chennai – Vellore route. Location on Google map
Rajakaliamman Temple Chetpet in Chennai
23. Avittam or Shravishtha or Dhanista or Dhanishta
Brahma Gnana Pureeswarar Koil This temple at Korukkai is 5 Kms from Kumbakonam on the Patteeswaram - Muzhaiyur road. Location on Google map.
Magudeshwarar Temple Kodumudi is situated on Erode Trichy Highway, it is 26 Kms from Karur and 38 Kms from Erode. Location on Google map
24. Sadayam or Shatabhisha or Shatataraka
Agnipureeswarar Koil Thirupugalur about 10 Kms from Nannilam towards Nagapattinam. Click here for Google Map of Location.
Ardhanareeswarar Temple Thiruchengode. Location on Google map
25. Pooratadhi or Purva Bhadrapada or Poorva Bhadra
Adishesha Perumal Temple Kanchipuram
26. Uttiratadhi or Uttara Bhadrapada or Uttara Bhadra or Uthrabhadra
Sahasra Lakshmeeswarar Koil Theeyathur about 15 Kms from Avudayar Kovil in Pudukkottai District on Thirupunavasal route.
Panchanatheswarar Temple Thiruvaiyaru. Location on Google map
Kailasanathar Koil Karukudi about 2 Kms from Tattayangarpettai and 1.5 Kms from Mettuppalayam in Musiri Taluka of Trichy District.
Pranavavyaghrapureeswarar Temple Omampuliyur, 32 Kms from Chidambaram. Location on Google Map.