Hinduism Perspective

Five Ambalams

These are places where Lord Shiva danced in different occasions.

Chithambaram – Golden hall (ponnambalam – kanaka sabha)

Madurai – Silver hall (veLLiyambalam – rajata sabha)

Thiruvalan^kadu – Gem hall (iraththinasabai – ratna sabha)

Thirunelveli – Copper hall (thAmira sabai – tAmra sabha)

Kutralam – Picture hall (chiththira sabai – chitra sabha)