Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple is a famous Hindu temple, situated in Rameswaram Island of Ramanathapuram district, Tamilnadu. This temple is devoted to lord Shiva.In the 12th century this temple was built by Pandya Dynasty.This temple is a holy pilgrimage site for Hindus all over the world.According to the Ramayana, Lord Rama prayed Lord Shiva for remove sin of killing Demon Ravana who was Great Scholar and Brahmana. Sri Rama wanted a huge idol of Linga to worship.

He ordered Lord Hanuman, to bring the idol of lingam from Himalayas. Hanuman delayed to bring the lingam, so Sri Sita, the wife of Rama, built a lingam by using the sand that is available in the Temple.In this holy temple, there are 2 Shiva lingams are placed. One was brought by Hanuman and other one is created by Sri Sita. That lingams are called as Sri Ramanatha and Sri Vishwanatha.

In this holy temple, there are 2 Shiva lingams are placed. One was brought by
Hanuman and other one is created by Sri Sita. That lingams are called as Sri
Ramanatha and Sri Vishwanatha.

Inside this temple 22 Theerthams are

1. Mahalakshmi Theertham,
2. Savithri Theertham,
3. Gayathri Theertham,
4. Saraswathi Theertham,
5. Sethu Madhava Theertham,
6. Gandhamadhana Theertham
7. Kavatcha Theertham,
8. Gavaya Theertham ,
9. Nala Theertham ,
10. Neela Theertham,
11. Shanku Theertham ,
12. Chakra Theertham ,
13. Brahmahathya Vimochana Theertham,
14. Surya Theertham,
15. Chandra Theertham ,
16. Ganga Theertham,
17. Yamuna Theertham,
18. Gaya Theertham ,
19. Siva Theertham,
20. Satyamirtha Theertham ,
21. Sarva Theertham,
22. Koti Theertham

Sri Umamaheswara Swamy Rameswaram, RAMESWARAM SREE UMA MAHESWARA SWAMI TEMPLE, SREE UMA MAHESWARA SWAMI TEMPLE HISTORY, LORD SRI UMA MAHESWARA SWAMY