The Naganathar temple known as the Kethu
Navagrahastalam is located in the hamlet of Keezhperumpallam in the
vicinity of Tiruvenkaadu near Mayiladuturai /Chidambaram
This is an ancient Saivite shrine
where legend has it that Kethu, one of the 9 celestial bodies central to
astrological beliefs worshipped Shiva.
Rahu and Ketu are associated with the legend of the churning of the milky ocean.
There is a shrine dedicated to Kethu in this temple where worship services are offered.
Templenet thanks Mr. C. Vedanarayanan (UK) for the
photograph of the Keezhperumpallam temple shown above.