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Vairavan Kovil

Iraivan : Arulmigu Valarolinathar
Iraivi : Arulmigu Vadivudaiammai

Iraivan : Arulmigu Valarolinathar

Iraivi : Arulmigu Vadivudaiammai

Pirivugal:   1. Sirkulathur-kudiyar (a) Periya-vakuppu, (b) Deivanayakar-vakuppu, (c) Pillaiyar-vakuppu.
                  2. Kalanivasal-kudiyar, 3. Maruthenthirapauram-kudiyar 

Estimated Date Granted: 712 A.D.

Number of Pullis: 5,500*

Population: 22,000*

Important points

1. This kovil nagarathar treat their kovil as a single one and they don't do inter-pirivu marriage like mathur or ilaiyathangudi kovil. 

2. Numerous classic paintings are found in this temple.

3. Vairavan kovil is the third biggest temple in terms of Chettiar allegiance

Points of Interest

Behind the Nagarathar choultry is Vairava Theertham, a sacred spring said to have miraculous powers. Vairavanpatti temple is known for its nagara viduthi, a building rich with sculpture and woodwork. The kalamandapam has several wall paintings dating to this period and they include ten avatars of Vishnu, the five Pandavas and Draupadi, and the presiding deities

Location 15 kms from Karaikkudi.

 

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