Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Courtallam - Temples

Courtallam – Temples
Kuttralanathar Temple
Kuttralanathar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at Courtrallam in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. Courtallam is a popular tourist resort in Southern Tamilnadu known for its waterfalls, amidst picturesque surroundings and is a source of inspiration of many a literary work. Thousands visit this town when the waterfalls are in season. Kutralam is also known as Trikootaachalam. The Temple follows Maghudagama System. Since the temple follows Maghudagama System, One has to worship Lord Vinayaga and Lord Nataraja before worshipping Thirukutralanaathar.

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Chitra Sabha
Kutralam represents one of the 5 Pancha Sabhas of Nataraja - Chitra Sabhai. The five dance halls of Shiva are Chidambaram, Madurai, Thiruvalangadu, Thirunelveli and Kutralam. Kutralam is also known as Trikootaachalam. Lord Nataraja’s Chitra Sabha is one among the five Sabhas is located here. It is located to the north of Tirukutrala Nathar Temple at a distance of ½ Km.  The Saba was open to public and the entrance fee was Rs 10. The Chitra Sabhai or the hall of pictures is located in a picturesque locale away from the main temple.

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Shenbaga Devi Temple
Shenbaga Devi Temple is located at about 5 Kms away from Tirukutrala Nathar temple, Festivals of any sort will be done only after worshipping Goddess Shenbaga Devi.

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Ayyanar Temple
Ayyanar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Sastha located in Courtallam in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. The Temple is situated 5 Kms away from the bus stand in the western side of the hills and located at the entrance of the Five Falls (Aintharuvi).

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Thirumalai Kumaraswamy Temple, Panpoli
Thirumalai Kumaraswamy Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Murugan located at Panpoli near Tenkasi in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. The temple is situated on a small hill surrounded by the Western Ghats near the border with Kerala. The temple was built by king Pandala. It is noteworthy that temples of Lord Aiyappan importance as Ariangavu, Achankoil, Kulathupuzhai are around this place.

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Thiruvilanji Kumarar Temple, Ilanji
Thiruvilanji Kumarar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Murugan located at Ilanji in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. Ilanji is located at about 5 Kms West of Tenkasi en route Sengottai, 5 Kms north of Courtrallam and 5 Kms from Sengottai. Arunagirinathar has revered this shrine in his Thiruppugazh hymns. 

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Kasi Viswanathar Temple, Tenkasi
Kasi Viswanathar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at the center of Tenkasi Town in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. As Tenkasi is considered equivalent to Kasi, this city got the name Tenkasi - the southern Kasi. Tenkasi is located in the foothills of the Western Ghats near Courtallam. Lord Shiva graces in the temple as a Swayambumurthy. Worshipping the Lord in this temple is as equal to worshipping the Lord in Kasi – Varanasi.

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Ayikudi Balasubramanya Swami Temple
The Ayikudi Balasubramanya Swami Temple is a small Hindu temple in the village of Ayikudi in Tenkasi Taluk in Thirunelveli district of Tamilnadu. It is located on the banks of Hanuman Nadi near Kuttralam. The place is called as Ariyar kudi or Arya Kuti – 'the abode of noble people', popularly known as Ayikudi. The temple is visited by pilgrims and tourists who come to visit Kuttralam Falls, Kasi Vishwanathar Temple, Tenkasi and Tiruchendur.

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