Puliyur Vyagrapureeswar Temple

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Distance (From Karaikal): 20 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: On Nagapattinam-Tiruvarur Road

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: This place is usually visited from Nagapattinam (5 Kms)

At a distance of 20 km from Karaikal, 80 Kms from Thanjavur and 5 Kms from Nagapattinam, this temple is situated at about 1 Km north of Ramarmadam Busstop in Nagapattinam - Tiruvarur Main Road. The ancient history says Kamadhenu, the devalogha cow prayed to Lord shiva in this shrine to get rid of its sabam. One more speciality about this temple, on evenings, Nataraja is worshipped first prior to all other gods. This is also referred as Dhakshina Chidambaram (chidambaram is where famous temple of lord Nataraja located). This village is also called as Vyagrapuri named after the lord.