Saturday, October 21, 2017

Veeratteswarar Temple, Tirukkovilur

Location of the templeTirukkovilur
Lord Shiva known asVeeratteswarar
Female deity known asSivanandavalli
PathigamThirunavukarasar - 1
Sambandar - 1
How to reach This temple is located on the south bank of river Pennaru in Tirukkovilur town. The railway station at Tirukkovilur is on the Tiruvannamalai - Villupuran Jn. section of the Southern Railway. Tiruvannamalai, one of the Pancha Bootha Sthalams of Lord Shiva, is 35 Kms from Tirukkovilur. This sivasthalam is well connected by bus services from Chennai, Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram and Tindivanam.
Temple addressArulmighu Veeratteswarar Temple
Tirukkovilur
Tirukkovilur Post
Tirukkovilur Taluk
Villupuram District
PIN 605757
Tirukovilur location map
Map showing location of Tirukovilur Veerateswarar temple from Villupuram
Map courtesy by: Google Maps

This sivasthalam is one of the Atta Veerattana Sthalams of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva conquered demon king Andhakaasuran here. One of the 108 Diva Desam shrines of Lord Vishnu - Tirivikrama Perumal Temple is located in this town.


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