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INFORMATION ABOUT MAYILADUTHURAI
Mayiladuthurai (formerly Mayuram or Mayavaram) is a city and a municipality in Nagapattinam district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The town is located in the historic Thanjavur area on the banks of river Cauvery. Mayiladuthurai is a well known railway junction and the town is well-connected with other major towns in the region, such as Tiruchirappalli and Kumbakonam. Mayiladuthurai is a Lok Sabha constituency  represented by Mani Shankar Aiyar.
Legends say that due to a curse, Goddess Parvathi took birth as Peacock and worshiped Lord Shiva ( Mayuranathar ). Mayuram means peacock in sanskrit and it was later translated as Mayiladuthurai in tamil. Lot of sidhars have lived here. Even today we find an area called Sidharkaadu, a suburb of Mayuram. Legends also tell that it was a part of Tharukavanam.
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