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.
Dharbaranyeswarar temple Situated at Thirunallar about 6 Kms from Karaikal
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.
Vadaranyeswarar Temple This temple is at Thiruvalangadu, 45 Kms from Chennai on the route to Arakkonam.
3. Karthigai or Krithika
Gaathra Sundareswarar Koil This is at Kanjanagaram, at a distance of 8 Kms from Mayavaram on Poompuhar road.
Naganathar Temple Nagapattinam
Pandava Dhootha Perumal Koil Situated in the lane opposite to Ekambareswarar Koil at Kanchipuram
Sivayoginathar Temple Thiruvisanallur
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.
Vana Durga Devi Temple situated at Kathiramangalam at a distance of 5 Kms from Kuthalam & 16 Kms from Mayavaram.
6. Thiruvadharai or Arudhra
Abhaya Varadeeswarar Koil located at Adhiramapattinam at a distance of 12 Kms from Pattukottai in Tanjore District.
Agneeswarar Temple Thirukollikkadu near Tiruvarur
7. Punarpoosam or Punarvasu
Athitheeswarar Koil Vaniyambadi in North Arcot District.
Abathsahayeswarar Temple Alangudi
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.
Karkadeswarar Temple Thirunandudevankudi is about 2 Kms from Thiruvisanallur and 8 Kms from Thiruvidaimarudhur
9. Aayilyam or Ashlesha
Karkadeswarar Koil Thirunandudevankudi is about 2 Kms from Thiruvisanallur and 8 Kms from Thiruvidaimarudhur.
Subramanya Swamy Temple Thirupurankundram
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.
Sri Kalyanasundara Swamy Temple Thirumanacheri about 6 Kms from Kuthalam which is on Mayavaram-Kumbakonam route
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.
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.
Thyagarajaswamy Temple Tiruvarur
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.
Jambukeshwarar temple Thiruvanaikaval is on the outskirts of Trichy near Srirangam
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
17. Anusham or Anuradha
Lakhmsipureeswarar Koil. This temple is at Thiruninriyur about 6 Kms from Vaitheeswaran Koil on the road to Mayavaram.
Mahalingaswamy temple Thiruvidaimarudhur
18. Kettai or Jyeshtha
Varadaraja Koil Varadaraja Koil is at Pasupati Koil, 12 Kms from Tanjore on Kumbakonam route.
Angalaparameswari Amman Temple Situated at Palladam, 35 Kms from Coimbatore
19. Moolam or Moola
Singeeswarar Koil At Mappedu about 40 Kms from Chennai
Meenakshi Amman Temple Madurai
20. Pooradam or Purva Ashadha or Poorva Shada or Poorvashaada
Akasapureeswarar Koil Kaduveli near Thiruvaiyar.
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.
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.
Magudeshwarar Temple Kodumudi is situated on Erode Trichy Highway, it is 26 Kms from Karur and 38 Kms from Erode.
24. Sadayam or Shatabhisha or Shatataraka
Agnipureeswarar Koil Thirupugalur about 10 Kms from Nannilam towards Nagapattinam.
Ardhanareeswarar Temple Thiruchengode
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
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 Chidhambaram.