Adidevatha / Adipathi of Nakshatra : Shani (Saturn)
Symbol : Twins, back legs of funeral cot, snake in the water
Deity : Ahir Budhyana, serpent or dragon of the deep
Shani resides with chaya devi in his own idol.
People's whose Birth star sign is Uttarabhadrapada Nakshatra have to visit Panchanatheswara Temple - Thiruvaiyaru in Tamil Nadu twice in an year or atleast once in an year. Should stay in the temple or premises for two and half hours. Visit the Temple in your Birth star or Nakshatra i.e visit the temple on Uttarabhadrapada Nakshatra
Thiruvaiyaru: 13 Kms from Thanjavur, where the famous saint Thyagaraja lived and attained samadhi. The famous temple at Thiruvaiyaru is dedicated to Shiva, and is known as Panchanatheswara. An eight day music festival is held here, every January, in honour of the saint.