Saivite Temples - Tirunelveli District
This grand temple was built by the Cholas and later extended by the Pandyas.
Worshiping Lord Shiva here is believed to provide one relief from all Sins.
Vazhavalla Pandi Easwarar, Tharuvai
The walls of the Sanctum Sanctorum here are filled with ancient stone inscriptions.
The Sanctum Sanctorum and the Ardha Mantapa here go back to the Raja Raja Chola period.
The water level in the well here is higher than the ground level of the surrounding outside areas.
Kalahastheeswarar, Karisoozhndha Mangalam
Sage Durvasa is believed to have worshiped the Lord here.
The beautiful and serene little temple is right above the Tamiraparani River.
This is the third of the Navakailash Temples in the region and represents Mars.
Sage Agastya is worshipped as Agasteeswara in this small and beautiful temple.
A massive 5 tiered Rajagopuram is under construction in this ancient temple on the banks of the Tamiraparani River.
The huge Yali Pillars here are unbelievably beautiful and full of details.
There some exquisite sculptures and carvings in this ancient temple.
Kasi Viswanathar, Kooniyar
This small and beautiful temple is located on the banks of the Kannadian Canal.
A rain water harvesting system had existed in this temple in the olden days itself.
This beautiful temple was built by Rajaraja Chola and has some wonderful sculptures.
This ancient temple is mentioned in the Thevaram hymns of Thirunavukkarasar.