Kalakodi Dharma Sastha Temple Karukurichi, Veeravanallur, Thirunelveli
Kalakodi Dharma Sastha Temple is located in Karukurichi Village near Veeravanallur in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. Lord Ayyappa is the main deity, sub deities are Ganapathy, Shiva, Navagrahas and Veera Bhadran. Here Navagrahas are present along with their wives. Two festivals are important here; that is during mandala pooja and Panguni Uthiram.
A Laksharchana is conducted during Mandala Pooja with other abishekams. The Temple is located at about 14 Kms from Ambasamudram, 4 Kms from Veeravanallur, 4 Kms from Cheranmahadevi, 35 Kms from Thirunelveli, 200 Kms from Madurai and 157 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Veeravanallur. Nearest Airport is located at Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram.