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Thiruvarur – The Town Known for Its Great Ancient Temples
The Temples Of Thiruvarur
Sri Rajagopalaswamy Temple: This temple, dedicated to great Rajagopalaswamy, believed to be a beautiful incarnation of the Lord Krishna, is located in Mannargudi. The temple complex covers a total area of nearly 23 acres and its main feature is the huge idol of Rajagopalaswamy, which is nearly 12 ft in height. In addition, the temple also features other structures that include 7 mandapams, 24 shrines, 16 gopurams, 9 theerthams, and also 7 prakarams. All these structures were originally constructed by King Kulothunga Chola I but were later renovated by his successors and the Nayaks of Thanjavur.
The Neelameghaperumal Temple: This 10th century temple built by the kings of Chola dynasty, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main feature of the temple is its immense tower, which stands 100ft tall and within which the sanctum of the temple is located. Apart from that the temple also houses smaller places of worship for Goddess Parvati and Lord Ganesha.
The Kothanda Ramar Temple: This temple, which is considered to be nearly 20 centuries old, is located in Thillaivilagam, which is in the vicinity of Mudikondan, a village considered to be as old as the temple itself. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama and has a beautiful idol of the deity supporting a magnificent crown.
The Saraswati Temple: As the name suggests, the temple is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati and is located on the shores of River Arasilar, in the village of Kuthanur. According to local legend, the temple was after Ottakuttar, a 12th century Tamil poet, prayed to Goddess Saraswati to construct the temple at this place.
Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple: Located in the village of Kudavasal village, the Sri Srinivasa Perumal temple dates back to 400 years and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu in the form of the Lord Srinivasa. The most important aspect of this temple is that it is the only temple across the globe, which has a sanctum facing to the north. It is the only sanctum of the Lord Srinivasa in this world which is north-facing.
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