Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Kasi Viswanathar Temple, Arjunapuram, Vathirairuppu (Watrap), Virudhunagar

Kasi Viswanathar Temple, Arjunapuram, Vathirairuppu (Watrap), Virudhunagar
Kasi Viswanathar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located on Vathirairuppu town in Srivilliputhur Taluk of Virudhunagar. Presiding Deity is called as Kasi Viswanathar. Sri Mahameru (perpendicular type of Sri Chakra) is installed in the shrine of Mother Goddess. Women, Kamala by name, surrendered at the feet of the Goddess, performed archana with kumkum seeking remedy for her husband suffering from a serious illness. Goddess graced the women and cured her husband. Hence, Goddess was named Kunkumasundari. Vallaba Ganapathy graces from a separate shrine. The temple is situated on the northern bank of Cauvery. There are shrines for Vinayaka, Muruga and Bhairava in the corridor (prakara). Vilwa is the holy tree of the temple. The holy spring created by a Gandharva woman is at the border of the place. 

Temple Opening Time
·        Morning: 05.00 AM To 12.00 PM 
·        Evening: 04.30 PM To 09.00 PM
Pooja Timings
Every day five times pooja will be conducted.
Pooja Name
Pooja Timings
Usha Kalai
6.00 A.M
7.00 A.M
12.00 P.M
Sayaratchai Pooja
5.00 P.M
Ardhajama Pooja
8.00 P.M
·        Prathosam Pooja
·        Masi Magam
·        Thiruvathirai
·        Navarathri Vazhipadu
·        Karthigai Vazhipadu
·        Margazhi
·        Chitra Pournami
·        Vinayagar Chathurthi
·        Diwali
·        Tamil New Year
·        Pournami Pooja
·        Amavasya
Kasi Viswanathar Temple,
Vathirairuppu, Srivilliputhur
Virudhunagar District
Pincode – 626 132
Phone: +91 – 4575 261262
Mobile: +91 – 89032 28749
The temple is located in Watrap Town. The nearest railway station is Srivilliputtur. There are several passenger trains from Madurai to Srivilliputtur. The Pothigai Express is a daily train from Chennai Egmore to Senkottai that reaches Srivilliputtur at 6.13 in the morning. From Srivilliputtur you can take a local bus to Watrap.
Watrap Town is connected from NH 208 around 10 km (From Krishnan Kovil) and 17 km (from Alagapuri Village) and there are plenty of buses are operated to and from Madurai, Srivilliputhur, Virudhunagar, Kovilpatti, Sivakasi and Theni. The nearest Airport is Madurai (72 km) and there are plenty of Local Taxi Operators are operating the taxis to Madurai Airport for Pickup and Drop facility.

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