Thirparappu Virabadhreswarar temple

God       : Veerabhadrar, Jatadharar
thiirtham : River Kodhaiyaru.
Great saints visited : Vyagrapadhar


The Lord after destroying the yAgam of dhaxan as vIrabhadra mUrthi has taken abode over here. This Lord, Who is very sweet for the sincere worshippers, is in a fierce form. This temple is one in the shivAlaya Ottam temples.

There are many old inscriptions in this temple including the one of the pANdiya king dated nineth century.


This temple is situated in a very scenic background as the kOdhaiyARu rivers makes a fall near the temple. This is a west facing abode. The Sanctum is round shaped at the bottom and cone shaped toward the top. There is an abode for jvaradevar in the temple. Beautiful big temple.

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State : Tamil Nadu
District : Kanyakumari
Situation: 10 miles north east of kuzhithrai.