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Mathur Kovil

Iraivan : Arulmigu Ainootheswarar.
Iraivi : Arulmigu Periyanayaki.

Iraivan : Arulmigu Ainootheswarar.

Iraivi : Arulmigu Periyanayaki.

Pirivugal : Uraiyur-kudiyar, Arumbakkur-kudiyar, Manalur-kudiyar, Mannan-kudiyar, Kannar-kudiyar, Karuppur-kudiyar, Kulathur-kudiyar

Estimated Date Granted: 712 A.D.

Number of Pullis: 6,800*

Population: 27,000*

Important points

1. The sevan pirivus,though they have the same kovil, will do marriage with other pirivu of the same kovil and they will do do marriage with other kovils too.

Points of Interest

Mathur has the largest number of pullis.

The nearly 70 foot tall rajagopuram here has been constructed in 5 storeys.

The Ainootheswarar temple has stone lions with freely rotating stone balls within each of their mouths. The sculptural achievement is a feature produced by artisans of the Vijayanagar empire.

Location 5 kms from Karaikkudi.


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